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Battling Ransomware: 3 Tips for Health Care Organizations

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Ransomware poses a very real threat to every health care organization in America. In the health care industry, 85% of organizations have experienced a ransomware attack, and that number continues to climb as criminals recognize the unique vulnerabilities in the health care industry. Motivated by patient safety, the potential damage to the reputation of their … Continue reading “Battling Ransomware: 3 Tips for Health Care Organizations”

Protecting Patient Information from Ransomware

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The health care industry was the target in 88% of all ransomware attacks on US industries in 2016. The perpetrators of these malicious attacks have realized that the health care industry is particularly vulnerable to cyberattacks and has a major incentive to pay the ransom quickly. Patient safety, the organization’s reputation, and the risk of … Continue reading “Protecting Patient Information from Ransomware”

How to Reduce Your Law Firm’s Cyber Risk

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Experts agree that cybersecurity threats present significant risks to businesses, including law firms. Clients place a great deal of trust in law firms, which have a clear duty to protect their clients’ sensitive information. While bigger targets exist, hackers have begun targeting law firms because they found them to be the weakest link. Law firms … Continue reading “How to Reduce Your Law Firm’s Cyber Risk”

Responding to a Data Breach Best Practices

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All organizations, private or public, depend on stored data. Companies and governments implement procedures to protect their data, especially Personally Identifiable Information (PII). Despite this, breaches continue to happen and every organization needs to prepare for this eventuality, rather than doing damage control and dealing with the fallout after a breach. To be prepared, a … Continue reading “Responding to a Data Breach Best Practices”

Why Law Firms Need to Make Cybersecurity a Priority

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Are Law Firms Prepared for Malware Attacks? A majority of law firms are unprepared to defend against a cyber-attack, primarily because of financial limitations in their budgets and/or a fundamental lack of appreciation for the full scope of the risks they face. As most enterprises deploy some form of cyber-defense, hackers continue to target the … Continue reading “Why Law Firms Need to Make Cybersecurity a Priority”

Your Business Should Be in the Headlines for the Right Reasons, Not for a Cyber Attack

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Today’s headlines are peppered with stories of major companies and institutions falling victim to a cyberattack. As a business owner, what’s your response to these gut-wrenching stories? If you write them off as fear mongering and believe that these attacks can never happen to your SMB, well, you’re wrong. They can and it’s up to … Continue reading “Your Business Should Be in the Headlines for the Right Reasons, Not for a Cyber Attack”

Tip of the Week: How to Be Active and Proactive With Your Network

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Security troubles have many causes, but the only way to protect your business from any of them is to implement a comprehensive enterprise-level security solution. There are two other ways that you can work to protect your business, implementing software patches, and avoiding social engineering attempts. Applying Software Patches It should be clear that software … Continue reading “Tip of the Week: How to Be Active and Proactive With Your Network”