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The Ultimate Cybersecurity Guide for Nonprofits: 10 Best Practices

Cybersecurity is like a superhero in today’s world—it's needed now more than ever.If we keep the analogy going, cyberattacks are like supervillains; targeting organizations...


Mobile Security: Deciphering Corporate-Owned vs. BYOD Strategies

As mobile technology takes over our daily lives, the boundaries between work and personal tech are fading fast, posing fresh challenges and decisions for businesses...


The Impact of AI on Cybersecurity: Shaping the Future

Every day, we're finding out just how much AI is changing the game, especially in the world of cybersecurity.

It's pretty interesting out there—an exciting mix of...


Data Protection & Integration in M&A: The Key to a Successful Deal

Is your company considering a merger or acquisition? Well, buckle up and get ready for a challenging journey through one of the most complex tasks your company may...


Safeguarding Your Company Data: Mastering Insider Threat Detection

Data is not only your most valuable asset, but it can also be your biggest vulnerability in the ever-changing business landscape.

Insider threats, often overlooked amidst...


Understanding Phishing: A Practical Guide

These days, phishing attacks pose a constant and imminent threat. They are both elusive and ever-evolving, capable of targeting anyone, anywhere.

That's why as...


Acing Your Cybersecurity Audit: The Ultimate Guide

Stepping into a cybersecurity audit can feel overwhelming, right?  You've got to make sure everything's locked down tight, but where do you even start?

Well, diving...


Mastering Cyber Awareness: 4 Steps to Protect Your Business

These days, the data that powers your business also makes you a prime target for cyber threats.

Building a secure data infrastructure takes more than state-of-the-art tools...


How to Improve Cloud Security: 9 Expert Strategies

These days, it's nearly impossible to find a business that doesn't rely on public cloud services for its essential applications. However, with the increasing frequency of ...


EDR/MDR: Unmasking These Cyber Superheroes

Navigating the intricate world of cybersecurity can be tricky business, especially with terms like EDR and MDR flying around!

They might sound like secret codes, but...


Mastering Incident Response (Your Step-by-Step Playbook Guide)

As businesses and individuals alike leapfrog into newer technological terrains, the shadow of risk looms larger and more unpredictable. Now, more than ever, the ability to...


The Verdict on Data Security: Best Practices for Law Firms

Ever heard the phrase, "Loose lips sink ships?" Well, these days it's more like "Lax cybersecurity measures compromise entire law firms." 😲

No kidding! When it comes to data...


Cracking The Code: IDS, IPS, SIEM Decoded For Non-Tech Titans

Have you ever come across terms like IDS, IPS, SIEM and felt like you were decoding a tech riddle?

We understand your frustration! These terms are crucial in the world of...


Safe Browsing: 10 Best Practices to Protect Your Digital Privacy

As more businesses shift towards digital platforms, our online presence and activities have become vital to our daily work routines. And with the ever-increasing rise in...


Navigating Cyber Insurance: Everything You Need to Know

Cyberattacks have become commonplace in the business landscape. Cyber insurance is more important than ever, but many don't understand how much coverage they need, what is...


Configuration and Change Management: Types of IT Documentation Your Business Needs

Change and/or configuration management systems always seem to fall on the back burner while businesses are growing. After all, who has time to implement a thorough...


Tabletop Testing: Is Your Business Prepared for a Cybersecurity Disaster?

When is the last time you really tested your network infrastructure? More than just sending out a fake phishing email to your staff for employee training; serious disaster...


How to Choose Virtual CISO (vCISO) Services: In-depth Guide

Virtual CISO services (also called fractional CISO services) are a cost-effective way for small to midsize businesses to get the benefit of strategic IT guidance and...


Zero Trust Security: What is It and Who Needs It?

It seems like new cybersecurity issues pop up every day. With more and more devices connecting to the internet, and default security settings leaving something to be desired,...


Penetration Testing: What is it and Why is it Important?

Penetration testing is the best way to know that your organization's data is secure, with no overlooked vulnerabilities or forgotten loopholes to allow your data to be...


Vulnerability Management 101: Scanning & Remediation

Vulnerability management is a very deep topic, consisting of far more than just an anti-virus scan and an automated monthly report, but you don't need a degree in Computer...


2023 Business Cybersecurity Tools: Where Do They Fit in Your SMB?
How much should your business be spending on cybersecurity this year? The truth is, there is no one size-fits-all answer. With variables like employee count, tech stack, and...
How AI Will Affect Cybersecurity in 2023

It's 2023, and every company on the planet is fighting a daily battle against cyber threats and attacks. We're almost numb to the daily reports on breaches as the cybercrime...


CMMC 3.14: System and Information Integrity
The final section of our CMMC series is upon us! Today we're going to cover "System and Information Integrity." This is a fairly short and simple set of controls implement....
6 Top Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP): 2023 Guide

A managed security service provider (MSSP) specializes in offering a wide range of security products and services (“Security as a Service”) to businesses who need on-going...


CMMC Section 3.13: System and Communications Protection
We're almost there! This month, we're covering Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) 2.0 Section 3.13: System and Communications Protection. This is one of the...
CMMC Section 3.11 and 3.12: Risk and Security Assessments
This month, we're combining sections 3.11 and 3.12 to cover "Risk and Security Assessments." We'll cover seven total controls in this, most of which are fairly short, simple,...
The Top 5 Cybersecurity Practices for Small Businesses

Cyberattacks and security breaches have become an almost routine part of the news cycle. It seems we can hardly go a month without hearing about a major corporation being...


CMMC Section 3.10: Physical Protection
CMMC Section 3.10 breaks down "physical protection" of controlled unclassified information (CUI). While this particular section of CMMC 2.0 is rather straightforward with...
Social Engineering Attacks: How to Protect Yourself and Your Business

No matter what security protocols your company puts in place or how unbreakable you believe your password to be, there is one vulnerability that cybercriminals can always...


CMMC Section 3.8: Media Protection

Today we’ll break down CMMC Section 3.8, which focuses on the media protection for media that contains controlled unclassified information (CUI).

It’s important to remember...


Cyber Insurance in 2022: Does Your Business Need It?

Do you really need cybersecurity insurance? Well, that depends!The number of businesses who took out cyber insurance policies in the last few years has sky-rocketed, thanks...


Top 4 Signs Your Company Needs to Hire a Virtual CISO (vCISO)

What was once a relatively unknown position has become a necessity for many businesses across all industries. As more of us continue to work remotely, the necessity of a...


Spear Phishing: How to Protect Your Business

In the past, using strong passwords was enough to keep accounts secure and hackers at bay. This is no longer the case, and cyber security services require a lot more than...


CMMC Section 3.6: Incident Response

Today we are focusing on a review of CMMC Section 3.6, which provides individual practices for incident response after a cyberattack. The biggest takeaway? Good cybersecurity...


How Much Should Cybersecurity Cost Your Business?

When organizations are looking for ways to save money, cybersecurity sometimes ends up on the chopping block. For those companies fortunate enough to never have gone through...


The Essential Guide To Endpoint Security for Business

With the rapid evolution of the modern-day workplace, and the growing popularity of BYOD, today’s employees comprise a combination of office-based, remote and hybrid workers...


Small Business Cybersecurity: How to Protect Yourself Against Hackers

By the time you get to the end of this sentence, a cybercriminal will have successfully attacked a business and infected it with ransomware. According to Cybercrime Magazine,...


CMMC Section 3.5: Identification and Authentication

When it comes to achieving CMMC compliance, the old business maxim holds true — it’s not what you know, it’s who you know.

One of the most vital protections you have against...


CMMC Section 3.4: Configuration Management

Configuration management is vital, both within the CMMC framework and in general from a security and IT perspective.

Configuration management ranks right up there with...


Cybersecurity Awareness Training: 8 Tips To Get Started!

Your greatest cybersecurity vulnerability isn’t your hardware. Or your software. It’s your people!

People—executives, managers, team leaders, workers—are the leading cause of...


CMMC Section 3.3: Cybersecurity Audit and Accountability

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification 2.0 (CMMC) includes practices and controls that fall under the category of “Audit and Accountability.”

Unlike with other areas...


CMMC 2.0 Updates - April 2022

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) published Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification 2.0 (CMMC 2.0) in November 2021 to safeguard sensitive national security...


CMMC Cybersecurity Awareness, Training and Personnel Security

If your organization is working toward Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), then you will eventually come across the sections dealing with cybersecurity...


2022 Tips on Achieving CMMC Compliance: Access Control

If your organization wants to achieve Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), you need to understand Access Control.

Not just what it is, but the process. And the...