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Essential Cybersecurity Practices For Internet Businesses

Essential Cybersecurity Practices For Internet Businesses

The technological universe has almost limitlessly expanded its borders. What was a little-explored space just a few decades ago has now become an environment in which the most varied commercial initiatives are born, grown and developed every day. The world of the internet has allowed commerce to expand globally, generating excellent economic mobility. However, as companies that operate on the web grow, so do the risks associated with it. Due to this, cybersecurity practices for internet businesses have become essential.

Internet of Things Cybersecurity Legislation Clears Congress, Heads to White House For President’s Signature

Internet of Things Cybersecurity Legislation Clears Congress, Heads to White House For President’s Signature

Data privacy and cybersecurity issues continue to be top of mind, as this week the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Internet of Things (“IoT”) Cybersecurity Improvement Act (H.R. 1668), introduced by Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-Illinois). In September, the House had passed the bill by voice vote after negotiation sessions with the Senate. The legislation provides for the establishment of minimum cybersecurity standards for government purchased, internet connected devices, with anticipated impact on manufacturers in the private sector.

Startups Are Re-Defining Cybersecurity As A Driver For Growth

Startups Are Re-Defining Cybersecurity As A Driver For Growth

Imagine a world where businesses execute strategies without worrying about securing data. Now imagine a world where fast paced cybersecurity capabilities enable trusted data to become a source for growth. Guess what? Both are possible today.

Why CyberSecurity And AI Are Top Governance Risks For Board Directors And CEOs?

Why CyberSecurity And AI Are Top Governance Risks For Board Directors And CEOs?

Ask most board directors and CEO’s to define cybersecurity and artificial intelligence in a board meeting and have them share their answers and you may well find that their depth of knowledge is too shallow in their duty of care responsibilities.

Crypto scammers hack Elon Musk, Biden, Obama, and Kanye on Twitter

Crypto scammers hack Elon Musk, Biden, Obama, and Kanye on Twitter

Accounts belonging to Apple, Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos were also hit. Hackers promoting crypto scams took over a number of high-profile Twitter accounts Wednesday, including Bill Gates, Kanye West and Elon Musk, who has been a frequent target of would-be crypto scammers. Joe Biden’s account was also briefly taken over, as was Barack Obama’s. Accounts…
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7 Cybersecurity tips for small businesses - especially those with remote workers

7 Cybersecurity tips for small businesses – especially those with remote workers

Small businesses have been facing a mountain of problems since the coronavirus outbreak took hold of the world’s economy and shifted most people to working from home. Millions of small businesses around the world, which previously had no experience dealing with cybersecurity, suddenly had to deal with a deluge of new issues, ranging from which…
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Legions of cybersecurity volunteers rally to protect hospitals during COVID-19 crisis

Legions of cybersecurity volunteers rally to protect hospitals during COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 Cyber Threat Intelligence League and other groups cooperate with the industry, law enforcement, and the government to prevent attacks on healthcare providers. Last month, some of the usual cast of online scammers and malware miscreants promised to refrain from attacking healthcare organizations or exploiting them during the COVID-19 crisis, showing a sense of…
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The importance of cybersecurity during remote work

The importance of cybersecurity during remote work

Cybersecurity – During the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are entering uncharted territory as our companies operate fully remotely for the first time. Below, I hope to provide some information to make this time as easy and productive as possible for you. During onboarding at my company, we tell employees that cybersecurity practices don’t end…
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How To Prepare Your Employees For Today's Cybersecurity Threats

How To Prepare Your Employees For Today’s Cybersecurity Threats

When you look at the nature of cybersecurity and the evolving threats out there, there are essentially two “doors” that malicious actors will use to gain entry to your environment and data. Door one is your technology. Cyberattackers exploit vulnerabilities in your technology infrastructure and security tools to either sneak through surreptitiously or blow open…
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Federal Government Shutdown Threatens Cybersecurity Strength

The government shutdown means that contracted cybersecurity employees are not being paid, and thus not working, which has negative effects on safety of information, especially at smaller organizations.