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3 Ways to Enhance Employees’ Cyber-Safe Behavior

When it comes to keeping your data and network protected from cyber criminals, you need both technical and non-technical layers of security. One without the other won’t do and in fact, they’re better together. Cybersecurity awareness training is the best non-technical way to defend against intrusions due to human error, poor judgment, or plain lack of knowledge, but you can improve your human line of defense when you combine technical and non-technical security tactics.

Phishing – Some Things Change, Some Never Will

Phishing. Pronounced the same as “fishing” and works in pretty much the same way. Some kind of bait is used to lure the target closer until it bites. Most likely you’ve seen graphics that portray an analogy between “phishing” and “fishing” with a credit card and a fishing hook.

How to Get People to Care About Cybersecurity

In a world where 90% of cyber attacks utilize social engineering to exploit human weakness and bring about errors in judgment, it makes sense that beefing up the security skills of computer users would decrease cyber criminal success. Secure behavior can be taught yet many organizations still struggle with getting everyone to understand their responsibility for security.

Your Vendors Are Responsible for YOUR Cybersecurity

It wouldn’t be out of the ordinary if you were notified that an employee who had been let go was filing an unemployment claim. But if that claim concerned an employee who was still happily employed, you’d know that there was a problem. And if that employee was actually the president and owner of the company, you’d know for sure that someone was trying to commit unemployment insurance fraud.

Ready for Teams Voice? The Next Layer in the Microsoft 365 Tech Stack

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Microsoft Teams was steadily growing in its use but when the exodus to remote work happened, it skyrocketed. If you’re one of the many companies that jumped onboard the Teams bandwagon, then you’ve probably asked yourself – what else can we do in Teams? You might have even wished that you could do all of your voice communications inside of your favorite workspace.

5 Things Your vCIO Should Be Talking to You About Right Now

It would be nice to get to a point with your technology where you can just coast along and maintain the status quo. However, if you’re coasting with technology, you’re probably slipping backwards. Technology is evolving all the time and to get the most out of it, you have to evolve too.

How NOT Investing in IT Will Cost You More in the Long Run

When executives want to find ways to cut operating costs, nothing is untouchable, not even IT. However, when it comes to identifying the exact measures to take in order to spend less on technology, cost cutting can actually backfire and cost the company more because product and service delivery, and employee and customer satisfaction take a nosedive.

Afraid of New Technology?

It might be commendable to fix and patch your lawn mower, your snow blower, or even your car until it finally gives out. It’s a different story, however, when you’re talking about the technology that runs your business and one reason why business leaders insist on stalling new technology investments is because they’re afraid.

3 Cyber Insurance Myths Busted

You didn’t used to need cyber insurance, but now you do if you want to make sure that your cybersecurity strategy does what it’s supposed to do. The goal of cybersecurity isn’t just to prevent cyber attacks. It’s to give you the ability to bounce back if and when you have an intrusion.