Posts Categorized: Cyber Security

How should you offboard an employee who quits to maximize data privacy and minimize future risks?

Welcoming an employee and sending them off again. They seem like two completely opposite activities, but in fact they are two sides of the same coin. Offboarding is in truth almost as important to an organization in terms of hiring success, but many organizations fail to manage this important point in an employee’s lifecycle. Offboarding… Read More »

Resources for Management: Is your onboarding process leaving you at risk of exposing sensitive data?

The appropriate time to worry about a data breach is before one occurs. There are any number of preventative measures you can take to protect your business, but none of them are helpful after an incident takes place. Information security training for your new hires should be a critical part of their onboarding process. Regular updates… Read More »

Why you should never slack or text a password to a team member

Passwords are the single most common access point for data breaches. Sharing passwords between employees is a huge risk. Sharing those passwords across non-controlled communication channels like Slack or text is just asking for trouble. Here are a few things to keep in mind to make sure you are doing your due diligence and nipping… Read More »

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 »