Did you know that in 2018 there were 80,000 recorded cyberattacks per day, with over 21 million attacks on record? And unfortunately, this rise in cyber attacks is still a major concern today, where cyber attacks are projected to reach an estimated $6 trillion dollar price tag by the close of 2021. And what are organizations… Continue reading Types of Cyber Threats
What Is Malware? Malware is the collective term for a variety of malicious software programs including viruses, spyware, and ransomware. Malwaret, or malicious software, is made of code developed by cybercriminals that is designed to inflict damage on your company’s network and gain unauthorized access to your sensitive data. Malware is most commonly transmitted by… Continue reading What is malware?
Ensuring your organization is fully compliant with NIST requirements is critical for your business success in federal contracts. NIST stands for the National Institute of Standards and Technology, a non-regulatory government agency that develops technology, metrics, and standards. NIST produces cybersecurity standards and guidelines to help federal agencies meet federal information security requirements.
Many organizations today lack appropriate cybersecurity controls. Ransomware attacks, email phishing, and other cyberattacks are quickly spinning out of control. At the same time, cybersecurity maturity among American small businesses is lagging at best. While large enterprises have the budgets and cybersecurity staff to defend against increasing risk, SMB’s and universities do not. Pick a… Continue reading Five Steps to Cybersecurity Maturity
How to Build a Small Business Cybersecurity Program Cybercriminals prey on companies of all sizes and all verticals. According to a survey conducted by the Better Business Bureau, cyberattacks have affected 22% of small businesses. These cybercriminals use phishing attacks, malware, ransomware, and other scams to gain access to sensitive data. Small business owners have… Continue reading How to Build a Small Business Cybersecurity Program
2021 has been replete with large-scale ransomware attacks. First there was the attack on the Colonial Gas Pipeline, then another attack against the nation’s meat producers. Ransomware is quickly spiraling out of control and putting on full display how unprepared many critical sectors of the economy are for both basic and advanced cybersecurity threats. Unfortunately,… Continue reading Cyber Resilience in the Age of Disruption