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Defense in Depth (DiD): Think Like a Hacker

By Chris Briggs / April 26, 2024

Cybercriminals are always looking for new ways to bypass security defenses. That’s why it’s essential to think like a hacker and adopt measures to stay ahead of them. This is what Defense in Depth (DiD) is all about. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) defines DiD as “The application of multiple countermeasures in…

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It’s Time to Bust These 3 Ransomware Myths

By Chris Briggs / April 25, 2024

In today’s digital age, ransomware attacks are becoming increasingly frequent, sophisticated and costly. With cybercriminals constantly evolving their tactics and targeting businesses of all sizes, organizations like yours must proactively safeguard your data and systems. Unfortunately, many companies fall prey to common ransomware myths, which can leave them vulnerable to attacks and unprepared to respond…

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The Best Defense Against Ransomware

By Chris Briggs / April 12, 2024

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that encrypts files on a device or network, making them unusable until the victim pays the attacker a ransom. What started as a simple virus spread through floppy discs in the late 1980s has now evolved into a billion-dollar cybercrime industry. Even with new security measures in place,…

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Top 9 Benefits of Outsourcing Your Cybersecurity

By Chris Briggs / April 8, 2024

When it comes to protecting your business from cyberthreats, having the right tools and technology is only half the battle. You also need the expertise, controls and processes to manage and mitigate these threats effectively. That’s where a managed security service provider (MSSP) comes in. Think of an MSSP as your outsourced cybersecurity department, ensuring…

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Don’t Trust These Zero Trust Security Myths

By Chris Briggs / April 4, 2024

In today’s threat landscape, businesses are constantly at risk of being targeted by a cyberattack. Adopting a zero trust security model could be a wise decision from a cybersecurity point of view. Zero trust works on the premise that everything — humans, machines or applications — poses a risk to your network and must prove…

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3 Steps to Zero Trust Cybersecurity for Small Businesses

By Chris Briggs / March 29, 2024

Cyberattacks have become rampant and have also grown in sophistication. A simple lapse in your network security could lead to a chain of events that could prove catastrophic for your business. You can avoid this by implementing a robust cybersecurity framework such as zero trust. Zero trust asserts that no user or application should be…

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How to Successfully Leverage AI in Your Business

By Chris Briggs / March 26, 2024

Artificial intelligence (AI) can help organizations like yours gain an edge in today’s highly competitive business landscape by increasing efficiency, productivity and profitability. You can improve customer service, enhance marketing efforts, optimize inventory management, streamline sales processes and more. Implementing AI requires a strategic approach to ensure that it delivers the intended benefits while being…

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What to Look for in an Outsourced IT Partner

By Chris Briggs / March 25, 2024

In today’s digital age, most businesses rely heavily on technology to streamline their operations and stay ahead of the competition. However, managing an entire IT infrastructure in-house can be overwhelming and costly. That’s where outsourcing IT services comes into play. By partnering with a reliable and efficient outsourced IT provider, you can offload the complexities…

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Don’t Let These Outsourced IT Myths Limit Your Success

By Chris Briggs / March 22, 2024

In today’s fast-paced and digitally driven world, the demands placed on the IT infrastructure of businesses like yours are ever-increasing. To meet these challenges head-on, embracing outsourced IT services and entrusting your technological needs to an expert third-party provider is the best option. By partnering with these specialists, you can tap into a wealth of…

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The Interim DFARS Rule and What It Means for You

By Chris Briggs / March 21, 2024

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) was formally made part of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) in January 2020 and updated to CMMC 2.0 in November 2021. The decision affected more than 300,000 defense industrial base (DIB) members, and many found themselves drowning in all kinds of unnecessary noise surrounding CMMC and its…

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