Don’t Trust These Zero Trust Security Myths

In today’s threat landscape, where businesses are constantly at risk of being targeted by a cyberattack, adopting a zero-trust security model could be a wise decision from a cyber security point of view. Zero trust works on the premise that everything — humans, machines or applications — poses a risk to your network and must…

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3 Steps to Zero Trust Cyber Security for Small Businesses

Cyberattacks have become rampant and have also grown in sophistication. A simple lapse in your network security could lead to a chain of events that could prove catastrophic for your business. You can avoid this by implementing a robust cyber security framework such as zero trust. Zero trust asserts that no user or application should…

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Top 9 Benefits of Outsourcing Your Cybersecurity

When it comes to protecting your business from cyberthreats, having the right tools and technology is only half the battle. You also need the expertise, controls and processes to manage and mitigate these threats effectively. That’s where a managed security service provider (MSSP) comes in. Think of an MSSP as your outsourced cybersecurity department, ensuring…

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It’s Time to Bust These 4 Ransomware Myths

In today’s digital age, ransomware attacks are becoming increasingly frequent, sophisticated and costly. With cybercriminals constantly evolving their tactics and targeting businesses of all sizes, organizations like yours must proactively safeguard your data and systems. Unfortunately, many companies fall prey to common ransomware myths, which can leave them vulnerable to attacks and unprepared to respond…

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The Best Defense Against Ransomware

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that encrypts files on a device or network, making them unusable until the victim pays the attacker a ransom. What started as a simple virus spread through floppy discs in the late 1980s has now evolved into a billion-dollar cybercrime industry. Even with new security measures in place,…

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What to Know About Cyber Insurance Claims

The Cyber Insurance Industry is well on its way to becoming a 20-billion-dollar industry. The weekly news regarding ransomware, cybercrime and cyberattack reports, identity fraud, and data breaches drives this growth. If you have not been a victim in your personal or business life, you know someone who has. A 2020 study showed that data…

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Top 4 Co-Managed IT Myths

As a business owner, you may feel that you need to choose between relying on your in-house IT staff or outsourcing cybersecurity to a managed security service provider (MSSP). There is, however, a third option: co-managed IT. This approach combines the advantages and convenience of in-house IT with competent, specialized support from outsourced specialists. It’s…

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Does Your Business Need Co-Managed IT?

When it comes to managing your business’s IT infrastructure, there are several options available. One is fully managed IT, where an IT service provider takes care of all aspects of your IT needs, from monitoring and maintenance to troubleshooting and problem resolution. Another option is co-managed IT. Co-managed IT provides supplemental support to your internal…

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Pennsylvania Senate Bill 696 – Review and Update Your Incident Response Plan

Over 16 years ago, companies began implementing requirements to notify our Pennsylvania state residents if their personal information was potentially exposed to or acquired by an unauthorized person. In November of ’22, that requirement was expanded to align with other states’ requirements. Organizations have until May 2, 2023, to be prepared. For most, this will…

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