Cyber Crime and Security for SMBs

  Did you know the illicit trading of personal data was worth $3.88 billion last year? Cybercrime is a growing industry known for its innovation. It goes far beyond the image many of us have of some hacker kid in his basement. Many who engage in this activity are professionals and work in large teams.

Government regulations

   Any business that stores customer payment information must comply with a number of state and federal regulations. The legal, healthcare, and financial sectors have a number of laws tailored specifically for them (such as HIPAA or CISPA). If you run almost any kind of professional practice or agency you probably have very specific data security requirements.

Higher goals get dragged down by Tech: The NPO story

  If you are a smaller Not-for-Profit, it is likely that your organization has been driven from its inception by individuals strongly motivated with a passion for their cause or humanitarian goal. As a result, it is also possible that the leadership has little interest in developing the administrative technology infrastructure that is necessary for any organization to function in the internet age.

Password basics people still ignore

  You can have all the locks on your data center and have all the network security available, but nothing will keep your data safe if your employees are careless with passwords.   Change Passwords - Most security experts recommend that companies change out all passwords every 30 to 90 days.