Single Sign-on — 3 Reasons Every Company Should Use It

How many platforms and apps do your employees use? Typically, employees use a dozen or more to get their work done. If they have to log in to each one separately — then log in again when apps become idle — it slows them down and opens your organization to risk. User credentials are portals …

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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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IT Leaders: 9 Things To Expect When Recovering From Ransomware

One of the things that can get lost in discussions about ransomware is the work it takes to recover from an attack. Depending on which devices have been affected and how many of them, the task of cleaning up and getting things back to normal can take many, many work hours. And dollars. Here’s what …

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Scary Stats Driving CIOs To Spend More on Cybersecurity

Numbers don’t lie. So, based on the numbers of reported cyber attacks, CIOs are spending more of their IT budgets on cybersecurity. The likelihood that a company will be attacked combined with what it costs to recover from the attack — both in dollars and reputation — is too high to ignore. Take a look …

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8 Ways To Stay Off (Or Secure) Email So That Hackers Can’t Get It

Email is basically the same as it’s been since the ’80s. It was never meant to be totally private, and the available add-ons and security features are far from foolproof. But despite these flaws and others, it’s still the go-to because we’re all busy. Here are eight ways you (and your business) can replace your …

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5-Phase Strategy For Launching Your IT Security Program

If your organization is ready to get your IT security on track, where do you start? Too little security opens up your organization to unnecessary risk and too much security interferes with productivity. Here’s a five-phase checklist to help guide you through the process of launching your IT security program: Phase 1: Choose a pre-prepared checklist or assessment For …

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Zero-Trust Model for IT Security: 3 Reasons Your Business Needs To Be Ready

To stay on the curve with IT security, your organization’s thinking needs to continually evolve. Threats keep changing and coming at you faster and from more directions. While protecting your IT perimeter has long been the way to go, new challenges, including cloud computing and the ability for employees (and others) to access your data …

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