Defense In Depth: 10 steps to build a secure foundation against cyber attacks in 2022

Defining and communicating your Business’s Information Risk Strategy is central to your organization’s overall cyber security strategy. We recommend you establish this strategy, including the nine associated security areas described below, in order to protect your business against the majority of cyber attacks. 1. Set up your Risk Management Strategy Assess the risks to your […]

What are some amazing facts about cyber security in 2022?

I’ve consulted on cybersecurity with companies as large as 70,000 employees here in MD and DC over the last decade. And one of the worries I see in companies big and small is their fear of data breaches. 27.9% of businesses experience data breaches each year, and 9.6% of those who suffer a breach go […]

5 Ways To Protect Your Business from Cyber Attacks in 2022

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Read on to learn how you can protect your business from the most common cyber attacks. The 5 topics covered are easy to understand, and cost-effective to implement. 1. Back up your data Take regular backups of your important data, and test they can be restored. This will reduce the inconvenience of any data loss […]

What Do You Need To Know About Operating Systems?

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What Do You Need To Know About Operating Systems? Table of Contents Let’s take a minute to help you better understand your operating system. The operating system is the most fundamental program that runs on your computer.  It serves as the basis for how everything else works. What is an operating system? An operating system […]

How Can You Use Email Attachments Safely in 2022?

Let’s talk about using Caution with Email Attachments. While email attachments are a popular and convenient way to send documents, they are also one of the most common sources of viruses.  Use caution when opening attachments, even if they appear to have been sent by someone you know. Why can email attachments be dangerous? Some […]

How Can You Use USB Drives Safely in 2022?

USB drives are popular for storing and transporting data, but some of the characteristics that make them convenient also introduce security risks. What security risks are associated with USB drives? Because USB drives, sometimes known as thumb drives, are small, readily available, inexpensive, and extremely portable, they are popular for storing and transporting files from […]