Posts Categorized: Cyber Security

How might organizations better protect Personal Identifiable Information (PII)?

Identity theft is not a new problem, but it is certainly a fast growing problem. From a consumer perspective as well as a business perspective, data security is critical. Businesses need to make sure they are doing their due diligence. That means protecting their customers to the best of their ability. Shredding is a very… Read More »

A Look Into 3 Phishing Scams to Be Aware Of

Phishing scams are experiencing an uptick in popularity as many businesses remain in a work-from-home model. Phishing can sabotage a user’s personal information and lead to multiple problems in safeguarding confidential information. With these scams on the rise as more people turn to the internet for business purposes as well as personal ones like online… Read More »

Why workplace data security is an ongoing activity and not an annual lunch and learn

The appropriate time to worry about a data breach is before one occurs, and it can’t be just the job of your IT person to stay on the alert. Workplace data security is everyone’s responsibility, on a day-to-day basis. This is not the sort of thing that can be reduced to an annual lunch and… Read More »

How often should you speak to your team about phishing scams?

Phishing scams are experiencing an uptick in popularity as many businesses move quickly into a work from home model. Phishing can sabotage a user’s personal information and lead to multiple problems in safeguarding confidential information. With these scams on the rise as more people turn to the internet for business purposes as well as personal… Read More »

Is outsourced data management a viable solution?

Businesses thrive on being able to provide a specialized service to their customers. That specialization takes skill and experience as well as time and effort to provide. While your team of highly qualified representatives has their hands full with doing what they do best, the last thing you want them dealing with is time consuming… Read More »

What is Browser Hardening and Why Should Business Owners Know the Concept?

As a responsible business owner, you are likely taking every precaution to make sure you are protecting your data and ensuring that your network is as secure as possible. If you haven’t heard the term yet, consider exploring how Browser Hardening can help you enhance your security and privacy as a business owner.   What it… Read More »

New phishing scams every employer needs to be aware of

Phishing scams are a common ploy with hackers. They are experiencing a pretty significant uptick in popularity as many businesses struggle with a newly remote workforce. Phishing can sabotage a user’s personal information and lead to multiple problems in safeguarding confidential information. With these scams on the rise as more people turn to the internet… Read More »

Quarterly Document Purge? How can you keep files secure, while minimizing clutter around the office?

A quarterly document purge is a great way for businesses to get on top of the sometimes literal pile of documentation that tends to collect through the regular course of business. While we all look to clear out the clutter and start fresh, balancing that with the need to keep files secure and accessible seems like a… Read More »

Are you creating a vigilant workplace culture? How to be aware and mindful of phishing scams

It’s been said, time and time again, the appropriate time to worry about a data breach is before one occurs.  Vigilant workplace culture is one that values data security as a top priority. There are a number of preventative measures you can take to protect your business, but none of them are helpful after a… Read More »

What we learned from the biggest data breaches of 2020 (Part 2)

Data security breaches were seen on another level last year. 2020 presented us with some extreme examples of what is at risk when data security is on the line. Last month we looked at the impact of some of the biggest data breaches of the year and what they taught us about financial data being… Read More »