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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Remote Control: Cyber Threats to Working From Home During COVID-19

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More people than ever are currently working remotely because of COVID-19. While such arrangements have been on the rise the past few years, the pandemic has spurred a mass migration home in a short amount of time. And unfortunately, the abruptness of the situation has created major cybersecurity concerns. Despite available technologies, many businesses aren’t…

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Telecommuting Cybersecurity: Protect Your Network from Threats

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With large masses of people transitioning to work-at-home arrangements, some employers are scrambling to establish remote IT setups. Unfortunately, this often results in rushed arrangements that neglect important security protocols. Nobody knows this better than cybercriminals—and they’re poised to take advantage of this reduced protection of your network. Why does this happen? Home networks and…

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Content Filtering: Why Appearances Can Be Deceiving

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It’s another Monday, and you look over your office of busy employees hard at work on their computers. While it might seem like a productive scene, however, appearances can be deceiving. Content filtering—the use of software to screen or exclude access to certain websites or emails—could uncover some surprises: Angela from sales is searching for…

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