How to Better Handle Network Security Alerts

Having a system setup to alert you of potential network security issues is a great system to have. However, many small and midsize businesses don’t act on those alerts properly until it’s too late. The fact is smaller companies don’t have the luxury of 24/7 security support with their in-house personnel. Even an on-call system…

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The Guide to a Secure Network

Every business has to protect itself by having a secure network. Leaving open holes or vulnerabilities is a recipe for disaster, since cyber criminals will eventually find them. The problem is many small businesses don’t have the in-house resources to dedicate to monitoring their network. This is one of the main reasons why many businesses…

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The Guide to Encryption

Many companies today overlook the importance of encrypting everything on their network or server. The reality is utilizing encryption provides the best protection possible for your business, by making it extremely difficult for hackers to obtain sensitive and confidential information. But how can you ensure you’ve encrypted everything? Many Managed Security Service Providers can do…

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The Guide to Data Loss Prevention

Developing a solid data loss prevention plan is one of the many challenges businesses face today. With the ever-changing landscape and likelihood of cyber attacks, having a disaster recovery plan is essential to protect businesses from extensive damage. While data loss prevention is sometimes viewed as an impossible mountain to climb, it doesn’t have to…

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The Survival Guide to PCI Compliance

The only time you really hear about a data breach affecting a large amount of consumers is when it happens to large corporations. However, consumers have their sensitive information compromised every day when smaller companies aren’t up-to-date with their PCI compliance standards. Cyber criminals are attacking small and midsize businesses today more than ever. Those…

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The Survival Guide to HIPAA Compliance

One of the key factors to being HIPAA compliant is having all of your staff members on the same page. Only people who need to have access to sensitive information should have access. Everyone else should be restricted from accessing the information in order to prevent a HIPAA compliance issue. However, there are also other…

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