As Russian military forces escalate attacks in Ukraine, the United States is bracing for another kind of invasion closer to home… cyber-attacks! The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has increased monitoring of cyber-attacks targeting businesses and is warning that “the nation should prepare for an uptrend in ransomware.”
It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, BUT the holidays have now become the most “hackable time of the year.” It remains to be seen whether Christmas weekend will see a high-profile security meltdown as well, but one thing is clear… Hackers love holidays!
Regular, everyday human error is what poses the most dangerous threat to your company’s cybersecurity. Don’t believe me? Well then, let’s take a quick look.
An entire day to make sure that your feline friends aren’t spewing wet clumps of hair on to the floor seems like a waste of time, but do you know what isn’t? An entire month dedicated to cybersecurity. Now that’s a topic worthy of a holiday!
Did you know 60% of fraud originates from mobile devices? And while 80% of mobile fraud comes from downloaded apps, an even more harmful scam has emerged … “SIM Hijacking”.
Let’s Talk About The New HIPAA Safe Harbor Act And How It Impacts Cybersecurity In The Healthcare Industry
After an unprecedented year of cyber threats and HIPAA enforcement, recently ratified changes to the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act include some really good news!
When attacks occur, it presents an opportunity for competing companies to come out of the shadows and start pointing fingers. But that’s not what happened this time. By now, companies have started to realize that this can (and probably will) happen to anyone. The ones who weren’t impacted by the Kaseya breach may have been better prepared, but it was more likely they were just lucky.
According to the Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, there are 30.2 million small businesses in the United States, making up 99.9% of all businesses in the country. Due to such a sizeable percentage, any discussion about cybersecurity statistics should focus on small businesses.
Companies must remain vigilant in today’s era of data breaches and ransomware attacks. Learn the proper steps to prevent, detect and recover from ransomware, and you can minimize its impact on your business. Use these tips to keep your organization’s information assets safe and stop a ransomware attack before it starts.
Some companies think they are too small to worry about experiencing a ransomware attack. Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) may let their defenses down, thinking cybercriminals have bigger fish to fry. This couldn’t be more wrong!