Now is not the time to get complacent with your passwords.
Unprecedented Business Environments
Though pandemics have occurred throughout history, they are an unprecedented event for modern business. Across the United States in mid-March, many businesses took the lead in requiring employees to work remotely where possible as COVID-19 accelerated across the world. Municipalities and state governments followed shortly thereafter. At that time, we were...
Signature-based anti-virus (AV) is dead – and organizations are suffering the consequences.
What cybersecurity protections do you need for your business?
Unfortunately, as the cyber risks to small and mid-sized organizations increase, it seems as though the expert recommendations are that you need all the cybersecurity protections you can get. While this is true in a sense, that doesn’t mean it has to be all or nothing.
In the current threat landscape, organizations of all sizes are expected to get cybersecurity right—or face the consequences of not being protected.
But what is cybersecurity, and what does it involve? Is there a way to be 100% protected?
This guide will cover cybersecurity concepts at a basic level and explain how to apply them to your organization’s security needs.
Cybersecurity is complex — the vocabulary alone can be a barrier to many non-technical users just trying to understand what cybersecurity is and what it involves.
At Ascend, our security engineers have truly seen the good, the bad, and the ugly of cybersecurity. From investigating breaches to setting up first-time security solutions for small businesses, they’ve found that a common vulnerability is something that not many people would suspect… and something for which there is no “silver bullet,” all-in-one solution to solve it. The reason is that it relies...
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There was a time, years ago, when I wasn’t just the highly capable security practitioner you see before you. I was also a Soldier. I wore a uniform for 22 years altogether, most of the time as an Infantryman in my state’s National Guard.
Is your organization prepared to work from home due to the pandemic? Not just prepared for the change, but structurally prepared? Is your network designed to protect against the risks?
For offices around the world, the possibility of having to send employees home indefinitely as the virus spreads is becoming very real. If your organization hasn’t needed work-from-home policies in place before...
Trust us, we know that “getting hacked” seems scary enough on its own. However, there are additional consequences that go along with a breach or cyber incident that you should be aware of—including some you may not have realized.
Seconds matter when you’re detecting threats, and they’re even more vital when a threat becomes a successful cyberattack.
New York's SHIELD Act applies to businesses nationwide, with compliance required for anyone who does business with or holds personally identifiable information (PII) of New York residents. The following are key takeaways regarding SHIELD Act compliance.