5 Ways to Protect Your Company Against Ransomware

5 Ways to Protect Your Company Against Ransomware Every day companies are hit with new and mutating ransomware attacks with exponentially increasing financial impacts. According to Forbes, the average cost to recover from a successful ransomware attack doubled from approximately $41,000 per incident to over $84,000.     Traditionally, ransomware attacks involved sensitive data encrypted by actors and released […]

Cybersecurity Risk Assessment Basics

About the Author: Anthony Ortega has more than 20 years of experience in cybersecurity, configuration management, systems engineering, and project management. He is currently nearing completion of his doctor of management in information systems technology degree.

3 Ways to Prevent Third-Party Cyber Security Risk

3 Ways to Prevent Third-Party Cyber Security Risk While this pandemic has caused a lot of angst and change in business, there are some lessons that can be learned from how we are trying to stop the spread of COVID-19. What we have learned is that the best way to stop the spread of this […]

5 Cyber Security Facts That Make You Think Twice

5 Cyber Security Facts That Make You Think Twice As the world has shifted from the physical to the digital, security threats have also changed from physical to cyber. The cyber risks are numerous, and the landscape evolves quickly. Juniper research states that cyber crimes accounted for $2 trillion in losses in 2019, and with […]

Addressing Vendor Risk Management Problems

Has your organization ever received phishing emails from a “trusted third party”? Have any of your affiliate businesses experienced a data breach? Most likely, the answer is “Yes” or “we don’t know.” In 2017, at least 56% of companies experienced a third-party breach (https://www.opus.com/ponemon/) In the ever-changing and dynamic cybersecurity landscape, organizations are constantly faced […]

GDPR & Cyber Security – What you really need to know

For companies without a dedicated security or compliance department, GDPR can be a nightmare. With fines up to 4% of annual revenue, non-compliance can come at a serious cost. So, what do you really need to know about GDPR compliance? Here are some of the essential elements that will make compliance—and your life—a little easier: […]