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What should I expect from my cybersecurity firm?

What should I expect from my cybersecurity firm?

According to recent studies, two of the main reasons that small businesses neglect cybersecurity and end up as victims of costly data breaches are because of either a lack of resources or cybersecurity expertise. Since the consequences of neglecting your cybersecurity generally fall into the unacceptable category, organizations who choose not to ignore the problem contract with an outside cybersecurity firm. Such firms can help provide the cybersecurity expertise they lack and the resources they need to maintain due diligence…

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Security—Get the Fix

Security—Get the Fix

Windows systems users remain vulnerable to new threats that can spread from computer to computer without a user doing anything to prompt the intrusion. Microsoft recently discovered two new vulnerabilities that affect remote desktop services. The company released a security update Aug. 13, and is encouraging users to download the patch immediately. You can find the release and the link to the security patch here. This comes after an earlier similar threat was exposed in May, leading Microsoft to report…

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Can I just buy cyber insurance and stop worrying about getting hacked?

Can I just buy cyber insurance and stop worrying about getting hacked?

Stridium Cybersecurity Advisors talk due diligence for small businesses looking to protect themselves from a data breach. Insurance companies are in the business of selling peace of mind concerning bad things that can happen to people. One of those bad things, if you are a small business owner, is a data breach. While cyber liability insurance can be a valuable part of a small businesses information security strategy, it should never be the only part of that strategy. Though first…

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