Category: Cyber security

How To Avoid a Cyber Breach and Ransom

As a business owner, you might think that only large companies have to worry about cyber breaches. Unfortunately, this is just not true. All companies can be victims of cyber breach ransoms. It is very important to know what this type of breach is and how to avoid it, no matter your business's size. What Is a Cyber Breach Ransom? A cyber breach is when your computer or online presence is...

Managing the Risk of Healthcare Cyber Attacks

In an ever-digitizing world, the risk of cyber attacks is becoming more common. Cyber criminals attack businesses and institutions across a variety of industries in hacks, phishing scams, and a variety of other schemes to extract money and sensitive personal data. The healthcare industry is hardly immune, and healthcare cyber attacks are unfortunately increasingly common. Effectively managing...

Limiting School Cyberattack Risks

Schools have become a serious target of cybercrime. This is not particularly surprising since schools work with so much sensitive data. With that said, there are a lot of ways that schools can minimize the risks and losses. This article outlines a few things that schools can do to limit the risk of attack. Train System Users One thing that can mitigate school cyberattacks is training people...

Technology and Cyber Risk Management Considerations for Your Healthcare Business

As someone responsible for oversight of a healthcare facility or other business, you understand that the essential services you provide come with operational risks. After all, you’re responsible for making sure patients or clients receive appropriate health care. Your company is also privy to sensitive health, medical and financial information. Technology has provided significant advantages to...
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Cyber security and Employees Working From Home

Many companies that have permitted their workforce to start working from home have needed to confront a new set of challenges regarding cybersecurity. Without direct control over individual employees’ workstations, it’s more difficult to apply uniform security policies. Vulnerabilities on individuals’ personal computers and devices may now pose security risks to companies. Businesses may...