January 16, 2020 | Ryan Ferguson

Plan the Work, Work the Plan

Why Every Organization Needs an Incident Response Plan Incident response is an area of cybersecurity that many people feel uncomfortable discussing. It’s difficult to fathom that even with considerable investment in qualified staff and robust defenses that your organization could still be the victim of a cyber-attack. This line of thinking can cause C-level executives […]

January 9, 2020 | Lizzie Danielson

5 Tips for Dealing with Employee Departures

Does Your Business Have a Plan in Place for an Employee Departure? I read a sentencing brief recently that included a laundry list of fraudulent actions an employee engaged in that eventually led to their termination and criminal prosecution. While the employee’s actions were astounding, the level of access they still had in the organization following their termination was even more […]

January 7, 2020 | Lizzie Danielson

The Alert Who Cried Malware

  What Exactly Is Malware? Malware is any software that is designed to cause damage to your computer, server, or computer network. Viruses, ransomware, and spyware are all forms of Malware. Malware has been around and a threat since the early 1970s when the Creeper Virus first appeared. Malware steals personal data and can hold […]

January 2, 2020 | Lizzie Danielson

DoD Ramping Up Cyber Requirements for Contractors

Is Your Organization Prepared for the New Cyber Requirments for DoD Contractors? If your organization is in a position to bid on DoD contracts, take note: the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is on the horizon. DoD contract bidders are already familiar with requirements such as documenting a System Security Plan (SSP) and Plan of […]