What should your security solution include?

What should your security solution include?

For cybercriminals, no business is too small to target. Sadly, many small- and medium-sized business (SMBs) owners still have the mindset that only large organizations could get attacked. They assume they’re safe since they’re small players, and it’s this very mentality that makes their business ripe for the picking.

How to ensure your organization’s HIPAA compliance in the coming year

How to ensure your organization’s HIPAA compliance in the coming year

Despite the rapid growth of cyberthreats, health organizations continue to fail to keep up with the mounting privacy and security issues. However, when the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25, 2018, it drew a range of responses from various sectors and industries, and companies have since made substantial changes to their data management and security policies.

Does your business need managed security?

Does your business need managed security?

Cybersecurity is a challenge for everyone. Even the State of Connecticut is struggling to keep up. And when it comes to the central role that modern technology plays in your company’s environment, it could be challenging to stay relevant and competitive if you don’t have the right mix of IT solutions on your side.

Are you getting your money’s worth from your cybersecurity solution?

Are you getting your money’s worth from your cybersecurity solution?

For many years, small and medium businesses (SMBs) were unlikely targets for sophisticated cyberattacks. But contrary to popular belief, this has changed dramatically in the past few years as SMBs become more reliant on IT systems while still suffering from weak security and encryption, and lack of security knowledge and best practices.

Are firewalls enough to protect your company’s network?

Are firewalls enough to protect your company’s network?

In the current threat landscape, no organization is safe. Even small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with firewall solutions can be potential cybercrime targets. With previous incidents on ransomware attacks and data breaches, the need for a comprehensive and proactive approach to security becomes even more immediate.

Is it worth investing in VPN?

Is it worth investing in VPN?

You've probably noticed that many individuals and organizations have jumped onto the VPN (virtual private network) bandwagon. It can be easy to think of such technologies as a blanket solution to the many challenges your business is facing. However, technology is comprised of a wide variety of options and solutions, and the key is to find the "right" one for your business's needs.

Hartford businesses need layers of cybersecurity solutions to stay safe

Hartford businesses need layers of cybersecurity solutions to stay safe

The media is always quick to highlight devastating data breaches when they hit big companies, but smaller organizations aren’t spared and are often considered the best targets. Sadly, small businesses often don’t have adequate security controls in place to protect themselves, leaving them more vulnerable than consumers.

How to educate your employees so they don’t accidentally leak information

How to educate your employees so they don’t accidentally leak information

Dysfunctional technology is often the first thing that people blame when there’s a data breach, but studies have consistently shown that human error is behind the majority of cases. In fact, one of Connecticut’s biggest breaches was accomplished by a scammer pretending to be a school superintendent who was requesting teacher W-2s.

Choosing the right technology is critical to enforcing your cybersecurity policies and data safeguards, but it’s only as effective as your employees are at using it.

Handling regulatory compliance may be easier than you thought, and here’s why

Handling regulatory compliance may be easier than you thought, and here’s why

If there are two things that keep business leaders awake at night, they’re the constant threat of a data breach and failing to meet increasingly strict compliance regulations. In Connecticut, the state Supreme Court ruled that in addition to statutory fines, businesses could also face lawsuits from affected citizens.