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What You Need to Know About Ransomware

What You Need to Know About Ransomware

One cybersecurity firm estimates that extortive attacks now cost small and medium companies at least $75 billion in expenses and lost productivity each year. Maybe you heard about the latest high-profile ransomware victim – the City of Atlanta. After hackers demanded a $50,000 payout to restore the city’s data, estimations put the total expense to…

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Equifax’s Cybersecurity Fail: Don’t Be Next

Equifax Cybersecurity Fail

By now you’ve probably heard that Equifax—one of the America’s big three credit reporting companies–suffered a huge cybersecurity breach. Reports say that up to 143 million consumers could be impacted by the incident, including me and some of my friends and family. Not only will individuals and families be affected by this massive breach of…

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How to Hire a Cybersecurity Firm

How to Hire a Cybersecurity Firm

As we’ve detailed in a number of posts, it’s imperative for your business security to have an expert help keep your data and intellectual property safe from hackers. Hopefully, we’ve convinced you to get an outside perspective and maybe engage a professional (or team of them) to map a plan for you. Good help in this…

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Data Breaches in the US Reach Record High: Are You Protected?

Protect your business from cyber attacks

According to a new report released by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and CyberScout, data breaches and cyber attacks in the US are on track to rise almost 30% from last year. From high profile incidents we see in the media (like the one HBO is working through right now) to small businesses across the country,…

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How to Know You Need a Cybersecurity Audit Now

How to Know You Need a Cybersecurity Audit

In the present age, cyber attacks and threats have increased enormously. Anti-malware scanners have become less efficient, and hackers have developed new sophisticated ways of attacking computer systems with vital information. Our devices are no longer safe, and we are all living in fear of losing sensitive information to hackers and malicious people. Phishing schemes…

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