5 Tips to Maximize the Benefits of Cyber Liability Insurance

Changes in costs and consumer demands in the past decade have accelerated the adoption of cloud-based infrastructure. Over 80% of small businesses  now declare cloud computing important to their business, alongside an even larger share of medium-sized and enterprise companies. Unfortunately, a larger web presence leads to increased risk from cybersecurity threats that have grown…

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3 Growing Trends for Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plans

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Murphy’s Law may not be scientific, but the spirit of the concept is more than a meme. Disruptive events like the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2007-2009 Great Recession prove every business needs to prepare for the unexpected. Times are changing, though, and so are the most critical business areas that require risk mitigation strategies. Protect…

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CyberSecurity Primer for the Small to Mid-Sized Business

Small and midsize businesses face an increasingly complex digital landscape. On the one hand, cloud-based operations are almost unavoidable. Considering 40% of consumers start their search online, operating without a web presence is often a losing prospect, especially within highly competitive industries. Still, even those 36% of small businesses in the U.S. without a website…

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Microsoft Hack: What You Need to Do Right Now

A recent cyberattack on Microsoft Exchange Server is believed to have impacted as many as 250,000 email servers covering nearly all business segments and sizes. If you have Microsoft Exchange connected to the internet, you are likely impacted. The hackers, who were linked to a Chinese cyberespionage group, initially exploited flaws in Microsoft’s Exchange software…

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Tax Season = Phishing Season

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As you prepare your 2017 tax return, you’ll likely use email to send personal information to your accountants or other financial professionals. But as you sort through your inbox, can you tell the difference between a legitimate email and a scam? With tax season right around the corner, we generally see an increase in reports…

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You’re Ready for Irma… But What About Your IT Network?

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You’re ready for Hurricane Irma… but how about your business technology? It’s not too late to protect your computers and data from the impending storm. Here are some quick steps you should take NOW to minimize possible downtime due to storm damage. Check your data backup system to make sure it’s working. Do a test…

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Ransomware: Education is Your Best Defense

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You sit down at your desk, log on to your computer… and are greeted with a brazen message: YOUR COMPUTER AND FILES ARE ENCRYPTED. YOU HAVE 96 HOURS TO SUBMIT PAYMENT OR YOUR FILES WILL BE DESTROYED. You’ve been working on a project for two days. But when you frantically search for your files, they’re…

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BrickerBot: Putting Security and Convenience at Risk

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Technology makes it easier than ever to monitor your business when you’re not around. You can view live video feeds from surveillance cameras, set your building’s internal temperature, even turn off the lights when the closing crew forgets. It also makes your business more vulnerable to a web-based attack. And the newest threat targeting that…

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