Category Archives: Incident response plan

How to Deter Holiday Hackers From Ruining Your Cheer This Season

As the holiday season rolls around, we find ourselves wrapped up in the joy of festive decorations, the warmth of family gatherings, and the thrill of hunting for the perfect gift. But amidst the merriment, it’s easy to overlook a less joyful aspect of the season—lurking in the digital shadows, holiday hackers are waiting to […]

Does Your Organization Have a Hurricane-Ready Recovery Plan?

Hurricanes and other natural disasters can strike at any time. In recent years, the frequency and intensity of these storms have increased, causing significant damage to businesses across the globe. Recently, in August of 2023, Hurricane Hilary—a comparatively small storm—hit California, causing close to $9 billion in damages and leaving many businesses struggling to recover. […]

5 Steps to Take After a Phishing Attack

Phishing attacks have emerged as a grave threat to individuals and businesses alike. Imagine this: you receive an innocuous-looking email, click on a seemingly harmless link, and suddenly, your personal or sensitive business data is compromised. The repercussions can be far-reaching, ranging from financial losses to reputational damage and leaving you wondering what to do […]

Everything You Need to Know About the Five Elements of NIST Cybersecurity Framework

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The digital realm is both a realm of endless opportunities and lurking threats. As organizations of all sizes continue to integrate technology into their core operations, the need for robust cybersecurity measures becomes paramount.  The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework steps forward as a guiding light, offering a structured approach to […]

Incident Response and Disaster Recovery Tips for Los Angeles Businesses

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Whether it’s a natural disaster or a cyber attack, Los Angeles businesses need to be prepared for anything. Having a plan in place for how to respond to and recover from an IT incident can help minimize the damage and help your business get back on its feet again. In this article we will explore […]

Incident Response Plan vs Disaster Recovery Plan: What Business Owners Should Know

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Disasters and security incidents can be very taxing on businesses. Disasters can cause physical and financial damage to a business, while security issues can cause the loss of confidential information, leading to downtime and a decrease in profits. In 2020 alone, it was reportedly costing businesses over $300,000 per hour during downtime. Both situations can […]

Elements of an Emergency Incident Response Plan

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Since it’s often impossible to predict when a disaster is going to strike, every business should proactively create a plan of action for emergency situations. An emergency incident response plan is a document that outlines the steps that need to be taken to address and manage those crises. The plan should be tailored to the […]