Category Archives: Security

10 Low-Cost Cybersecurity Goals for 2023

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In an economy that has become increasingly unstable in the past few years, budgeting for cybersecurity seems like a luxury for many businesses. In fact, over 30% of executives admit that they don’t think cybersecurity is in their budget for the upcoming year. However, we are still seeing a drastic increase in cyber vulnerabilities among […]

5 Cybersecurity Challenges in the Accounting Industry and How to Overcome Them

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Cybersecurity has become a necessary cost for all businesses, especially those in the financial industry. As the rate of cyberattacks skyrockets, accounting firms must root out vulnerabilities in their systems to protect valuable financial information, client data, and the longevity of their business.  Because accounting firms house sensitive financial data, they’re at high risk for […]

7 Topics You Should Cover in Cybersecurity Awareness Training

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When training employees, a critical part of any onboarding process or annual training is comprehensive cybersecurity awareness education. Whether your business is hiring at a rapid pace or simply looking to improve the current state of your in-house cybersecurity, awareness training is a critical first step. What Threats Do Employees Pose to Your Business? You […]

What is Medical Device Cybersecurity and Why Is It Important?

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One of the benefits of evolving technology is that many of our life-saving medical devices are becoming more advanced. From pacemakers to insulin pumps, we are able to more safely rely on these devices. One downside to this rapid technological advancement, however, is the ever-increasing relevance of cyber attacks.  Believe it or not, your medical […]

Cybersecurity News Roundup: Latest Stories and Tips for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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As fall begins and the holidays draw closer, it’s the perfect time to take a look at your cybersecurity infrastructure and ensure you’re doing everything possible to protect your business. While cyberattacks have been increasing overall, hackers become even more active over the holidays, and you want to make sure your business is protected. We’ll […]

Cybersecurity Best Practices for Law Firm Employees

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The basis of any law firm is trust. Whether directed between employees and management, or lawyers and clients, trust is the cornerstone of the legal profession. This is why cybersecurity should be taken so seriously in law firms. A breach of client data could not only lead to financial penalties but also damage the reputation […]

How to Implement Multifactor Authentication in Your Organization

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Multifactor authentication (MFA) has been around for a while, yet many companies still don’t take advantage of its security benefits. About 57% of global companies use MFA, but that percentage lowers to 27% for small businesses. Through researching basic account hygiene, Google found that on-device prompts helped prevent 100% of automated bots, 99% of bulk […]

How to Implement a Password Policy and Protect Your Law Firm

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Passwords are the first line of defense against cyber attacks, so it’s critical that they are strong and secure. Although 91% of people know how important password security is, they will still use weak passwords that can be easily guessed or hacked—including in the workplace. In 2020, 60% of users in data breaches reused the […]

What Can SMBs Do to Prevent Supply Chain Attacks?

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In 2021, a researcher named Alex Birsan demonstrated just how easy it is for hackers to perform a supply chain attack in what he called the Dependency Confusion. The researcher breached major companies such as Microsoft, Apple, Uber, and Tesla by taking advantage of dependencies (software that relies on other software) that applications use to […]

Cybersecurity News Roundup: Latest Events and Lessons for SMB Cybersecurity

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The past few weeks have been fraught with cybersecurity breaches and events. From Microsoft’s massive phishing incident to ransomware in Italy, businesses and consumers alike have had to grapple with the reality of increasing cyber threats. In light of these recent events, we’ve rounded up some of the latest news and insights on cybersecurity threats […]