The Federal Reserve Bank of New York Cyber Security Study is Scary

If there is one industry where both organizations and consumers alike would want the most stringent levels of cyber security, it is likely the financial services industry. The fallout of even one successful hacking event attempted on a bank, a credit card company, a credit reporting agency, has far reaching consequences for both consumers and the smaller companies that interact with these financial entities. According to the Federal Reserve Bank

Why Business Owners Are 12x More Likely To Be a Cyber Target

As a business owner, you have enough to worry about.  Now, you have to worry about being a cyber target, too.  But, what does it mean to be a cyber target?  Is there something more you should do?  Your business already has a firewall and anti-virus software.  Isn’t that enough?  Your business isn’t a multinational corporation, after all. Cyber Target You and your business are a target because hackers want

5 Technology Challenges Businesses can Expect in 2020

Challenges Businesses

As new solutions and inventions continue to aid businesses, they come with a ton of challenges. Where a connected world allows you to take your business digital, it comes with the risk of cyber-attacks. Where you can get clients from any corner of the world, there is the challenge of data privacy. But it is not all doom and gloom. Yes, there are challenges, but forewarned is forearmed. Here are

Watch Out for Cyber Attacks this Holiday Season

Cyber security is something we all need to worry about, but the holiday season may make us more vulnerable to certain kinds of cyber attacks, most of which revolve around holiday shopping. Here are some of the scams that tend to show up this time of year: E-Skimming The target of e-skimming is company’s online stores. The attackers tend to go for medium-sized companies that have a good number of

7 Cyber Security Basics to Teach Your Employees

7 Cyber Security Basics to Teach Your Employees

When people hear “cyber crime,” they will often picture a malicious, shadowy figure doing complex hacking to break into a system. The reality is that the danger is much more likely to be from your own staff. Employee negligence is the biggest risk to cyber security for American companies, with human error being the main cause behind 47 percent of data breaches in a 2018 survey. In order to fight