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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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Why do hackers target small business?

Why do hackers target small business?

Stridium Cybersecurity Advisors gives an insightful lesson on cyber threats facing countless entities today and a few tips how not to become a victim. Studies have shown that more than 60 percent of data breaches are now targeting small business. There are a number of reasons that small business makes an attractive target to those with malicious intent. Some of the main reasons include: They tend to have valuable data. Many small businesses collect information that hackers can sell online via the dark web…

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