Cybersecurity

Immutable Backups: What It Is, How It Works, & Getting Started

Immutable backups are the modern-day answer to skyrocketing cybercrime. Cyber attacks continue to grow year after year, leading them to become the greatest transfer of economic wealth in history. A single ransomware attack costs an average of $1.85 million, and that’s an expense most startups and small businesses can’t afford. While cybersecurity tools and best …

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What Is Cyber Resilience? (And Why Is It Important?)

Cyber resilience isn’t a nice-to-have—it’s a need-to-have. Cybercrime is on the rise, and the problem has shifted to when (not if) bad actors will attack your business. Reports show that 60% of small-to-medium-sized businesses around the world experienced a cyber attack in 2020, and 45% of the companies were ineffective at mitigating the attacks. In …

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Resilience – Airiam Cybersecurity Webinar

Topics From patches to passwords, vulnerabilities to who is vulnerable, listen in to Jason Rebholz (Corvus Insurance), Conor Quinlan (Airiam), and Art Ocain (Airiam) talk about how companies can best protect themselves. October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. To spread awareness on cybersecurity, Airiam and Corvus Insurance held an executive round-table on the hot topics related …

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Teach Your Employees Not to Take the Phishing Bait

Hopefully, your employees know a foreign prince doesn’t really want to send them $1 million, and your systems probably block those types of phishing emails. But is your team prepared to avoid taking the bait as phishing attacks grow more sophisticated? Phishing topped the list of cybercrime according to the FBI’s 2020 Internet Crime Report, …

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Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Keeps the Cybergoblins Away

Here’s a cybersecurity trick or treat for you. It’s Halloween. You hear the doorbell ring. Would you answer your door without looking to see who’s on the other side? Would you leave your door unlocked, knowing the night will be filled with strangers looking for candy – or worse? Without multi-factor authentication (MFA), you’re essentially …

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Why SMEs Need to Be Prepared for Ransomware Attacks

Preparing for Ransomware Attacks It seems like ransomware attacks have been continually in the news for the last several years. While we may be inundated with media reports of ransomware attacks targeting critical U.S. infrastructure or government agencies, the fact is that businesses large and small are also being targeted with such attacks daily. Approximately …

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FTC Compliance: The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Revision

Amended Safeguards Rule from FTC On December 9th, 2021, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) amended the Safeguards Rule, the 1999 Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, to put more meat on the bones of the previous rule. In this revision, the FTC has made the Safeguards Rule prescriptive by providing a list of actions and controls that are required …

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Internal Penetration Testing and Small Businesses

Internal Penetration Testing What is Internal Penetration Testing? You may be thinking, “What even is an internal penetration test?” There is just something wrong about the phrase when you say it. The way it rolls off the tongue is just odd. Internal penetration testing is the act of mimicking a hacker to break into your …

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