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In-House, Outsourced, and Hybrid IT Solutions

When evaluating IT responsibilities for in-house and outsourced IT functions, there are benefits to both scenarios, and the right decision will be unique to each organization. The main benefit of having internal IT services is that your own employees understand and support the unique IT needs of your organization. One of the many benefits of outsourcing IT services is that you can leverage...

Posted on January 24, 2023

Two Quick Tips for Better Salesforce Validation Rules

Validation rules are an important tool in a Salesforce admin’s toolbox to help ensure your precious data stays as clean as possible. Validation rules can be difficult to wrap your head around, but this article provides some tips that may make using this important functionality a little easier.

Posted on January 12, 2023

Validating File Integrity with Get-File Hash

 

Downloading and verifying that a file hasn’t been inadvertently or maliciously changed has been the job of admins for a while. Ideally, to make sure the file you have downloaded is exactly the same as the source, you would make a byte-to-byte comparison. But that’s not often practical or possible for files you’ve downloaded.

Additionally, that just proves the file you downloaded was the...

Posted on January 12, 2023

Scam Alert: Telegram, Signal, and other Remote Job Scams on the Rise

Cyber criminals have the world at their fingertips thanks to the technology we use every day. But as consumers and business users become more informed, especially through the growing prevalance of Security Awareness Training Programs, the "easy" and well-known scam tactics of years past are becoming less effective.

Posted on January 12, 2023

How to Create a Salesforce Report Using a Cross Filter

Salesforce reporting has some amazing capabilities. With just a few clicks we can see our key accounts with open opportunities, our leads with upcoming activities due, and our contacts with recent call logs. These are all-inclusive asks and can be run fairly intuitively. But, sometimes we’re looking for what’s NOT there – and for this, knowing how to make use of cross filters in Salesforce...

Posted on January 03, 2023

Quick Guide to Tax and Unemployment Fraud

Data breaches and subsequent identity theft are unfortunate but common occurrences today and have only increased since the onset of the pandemic.

Posted on December 22, 2022

What is Zero Trust? Tips for the Average Organization

Is the network perimeter dead, or just distributed?

In the earliest days of digital networking, organizations used firewalls as a boundary wall between an organization and the outside risks posed by the internet. It was a security framework that worked well at first — so well, in fact, that the perimeter-first ideology has persisted even to this day, despite the evidence that this approach is no...

Posted on September 30, 2022

Your Role in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is complex and constantly changing, so as the threats continue to rise, you may wonder, "whose responsibility is cybersecurity?"

Posted on September 27, 2022

Cyber Insurance: Using a ‘Compliance First’ Strategy

A ‘Compliance First’ Mindset Limits Liabilities for Organizations Like Yours

By adopting a Compliance First strategy when choosing solutions and vendors, you can identify those that do not comply with your requirements & eliminate them in order to be prepared for your cyber insurance questionnaires. It also means evaluating your current solutions and vendors and replacing those that cannot...

Posted on August 22, 2022

How Your Risk Affects Cyber Liability Insurance

If you think that your cybersecurity insurance claim will be cleared with no questions asked, think again. While reviewing your claim, your cyber insurance provider will assess whether you took “due care” to protect your business from being compromised by a cyberattack. While having a cyber liability insurance policy is non-negotiable today, you cannot be fully assured that your insurer will...

Posted on August 18, 2022

Understanding Cyber Liability Insurance

Like other insurance models, cyber insurance (also referred to as cyber liability insurance or data breach insurance) provides coverage for a type of loss. In the case of cyber liability insurance, this type of loss would include the impact of data breaches and cyberattacks. In this article, we'll cover the top-asked questions about cyber insurance and some expert tips for getting the right...

Posted on August 15, 2022

How to Pass Cybersecurity Insurance Requirements

Cyber insurance (also referred to as cyber liability insurance or data breach insurance) provides coverage for the impact of data breaches and cyberattacks. In recent years, cyber insurance brokerages have begun to recognize that security controls which reduce risk and liability are foundational to every organization's security posture. 

Posted on August 02, 2022

Getting Started with Microsoft Teams

Nothing is more powerful and important for an organization to be successful than communication. There are many tools for a business to choose from, such as Zoom or Slack, but in our professional opinion, Microsoft Teams is the ultimate business collaboration tool. Microsoft Teams isn’t just for meetings, calls, and chats; it’s a powerhouse tool that integrates with other productivity tools, like...

Posted on August 01, 2022

What to Expect at Your Next Cyber Insurance Renewal

When applying for cybersecurity insurance this year, many organizations were surprised by new protocols during the security interview. What is causing this, and what are some of the new changes to cyber insurance renewals to be on the lookout for? Here's what we've found.

 

Rising Cybersecurity Incidents

After the COVID-19 pandemic began, organizations have seen an increase in cyberattacks due...

Posted on August 01, 2022

5 Cyber Insurance Requirements You Need to Know

Clients have been engaging our team for assistance with cybersecurity insurance renewals with increased frequency, which has raised the question: Why? Is it that...

Posted on July 27, 2022

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