Third-party Vendors Risk: 6 Steps To Protect Your Business

(UPDATED) One of the most important things we’ve learned from the SolarWinds hack is organizations need to include all software and apps in their inventories of third-party vendors. Historically, third-party vendors have been a primary risk when it comes to data breaches — they’re often the weakest link in the chain of protection. Third-party vendors …

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5 Cybersecurity Must-Haves During COVID-19: Check the Box

With everything going on during the pandemic, focusing on cybersecurity is often taking a back seat and bad actors are taking advantage of it. More phishing scams, ransomware in coronavirus-related apps, attacks on healthcare and research facilities — cybercriminals thrive on the chaos. Networks with the least protection are the most vulnerable. Leapfrog recommends that …

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Phishing Scams Are Skyrocketing – What Companies Should Do

Phishing scams were up as much as 667% by the end of March, with most scams targeting personal email accounts. By April 22, Google reported having detected 18 million COVID-19 malware and phishing Gmail messages per day.  Scammers are taking full advantage of fear, distraction, and disorientation right now. Fraudsters know you’re at home using your …

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MFA During COVID-19: Eight Ways To Be More Secure

Multifactor authentication (MFA) is more important than ever when everyone is working remotely — no more walking down the hall to ask a question. This is a massive change for most organizations. It’s critical to take steps to verify identities before allowing access to your network or data. As a reminder, MFA consists of three …

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Someone Stole My Company Laptop! Now What?

When your company laptop goes missing, it’s time to leap into action! Whether it was stolen from your car, disappeared in the airport security line, or was physically wrenched from your hands in a grab-and-run, these seven steps apply: 1. Call your IT department or your company IT service provider. They need to know as …

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