Selected Tag: best practices

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The (New) Best Practices for Your Password Policy

The (New) Best Practices for Your Password Policy

Posted on June 16, 2020 - by Laird Wilton

Password policy best practices were a hot security topic in 2019, as several major organizations (including NIST) issued new guidelines to create secure passwords. These updates have been primarily driven by ...

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6 Best Practices for Phishing Prevention

6 Best Practices for Phishing Prevention

Posted on August 18, 2020 - by Justin Gratto

Your email accounts are where you are most vulnerable to being a victim of a cybercrime. Yet email security is often forgotten, even though a surprising number of attacks use ...

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How to Use the CIS Controls Framework for Your Business

How to Use the CIS Controls Framework for Your Business

Posted on January 15, 2020 - by Justin Gratto

For businesses, leveraging a framework like CIS Controls makes sure your company and customer data stay safe. You want to use trusted security and privacy frameworks for your business and ...

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6 Best Practices For Email Security (Or, How Not to Be the Source of a Ransomware Attack at Your Company)

6 Best Practices For Email Security (Or, How Not to Be the Source of a Ransomware Attack at Your Company)

Posted on December 4, 2019 - by Laird Wilton

Your email accounts are where you are most vulnerable to being a victim of a cybercrime. Yet email security is often forgotten, even though a surprising number of attacks use ...

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Cultivating a Security Culture: 5 Steps to Engage Your Team in Information Security

Cultivating a Security Culture: 5 Steps to Engage Your Team in Information Security

Posted on September 3, 2020 - by Laird Wilton

Having an information security culture can dramatically improve the overall security within your organization. That’s because your employees are the frontline of defense against cyberattacks and malicious actors. Cultivating ...

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How Hackers Target Printers: Best Practices for Office or Home Printer Security

How Hackers Target Printers: Best Practices for Office or Home Printer Security

Posted on August 13, 2020 - by Justin Gratto

There’s one overlooked device that can result in a security or privacy breach: the printer.  Printers aren't always considered in a company’s cybersecurity strategy, despite their presence in ...

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How to Setup a Password Protected Screensaver in macOS

How to Setup a Password Protected Screensaver in macOS

Posted on June 3, 2020 - by Kyle Hankins

A simple security step that can make all the difference  Many people are likely to disable the password-protected feature of their screensaver for the sake of convenience and time. But ...

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Security Culture: How Employees Can Protect Your Company (or Be Your Weakest Link)

Security Culture: How Employees Can Protect Your Company (or Be Your Weakest Link)

Posted on August 7, 2020 - by Darren Gallop

Security culture helps make cybersecurity awareness second nature, letting your team focus on business while keeping the company safe. Your employees may be highly trained, diligent professionals. Yet, they’re ...

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Strong Passwords and 4 Types of Passwords You Should NEVER Use

Strong Passwords and 4 Types of Passwords You Should NEVER Use

Posted on March 1, 2018 - by Darryl MacLeod

Strong passwords are a good defense against persistent cyber attackers but weak passwords can be the entryway to confidential data and operating systems. While there are so many types of ...

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How to Disable Automatic Login in macOS

How to Disable Automatic Login in macOS

Posted on August 5, 2020 - by Kyle Hankins

A guide for disabling automatic login on a Mac. Automatic login is designed to be a time-saving convenient feature for Mac users. It allows the user to simply open the ...

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7 Steps to Protect PII and Achieve Compliance in Your Company

7 Steps to Protect PII and Achieve Compliance in Your Company

Posted on July 23, 2020 - by Laird Wilton

Is your company taking adequate steps to protect your employee and customers’ personally identifiable information (PII)? If not, you need to be. Enterprise businesses are pressuring their vendors on security ...

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How Your Company Can Recover from a Data Breach and Emerge Stronger Than Ever

How Your Company Can Recover from a Data Breach and Emerge Stronger Than Ever

Posted on August 28, 2020 - by Darren Gallop

By the time you’re finished reading this article, six companies will be successfully breached by malicious programs. Four of those companies will not recover from the data breach, closing ...

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5 Ways To Secure Local Data Backups for Your Company

5 Ways To Secure Local Data Backups for Your Company

Posted on August 20, 2020 - by Justin Gratto

Are you keeping local data backups? It might seem like everything is moving to the cloud these days, but maintaining local backups are a security best practice. Data backups that ...

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Email Security: A Phishing Tale

Email Security: A Phishing Tale

Posted on July 5, 2017 - by Darryl MacLeod

Email phishing is tricky - it often comes from a sender you already know and trust. A few weeks ago my wife told me that she got an unexpected email ...

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How to Protect Your Company from a Ransomware Attack

How to Protect Your Company from a Ransomware Attack

Posted on August 25, 2020 - by Darren Gallop

Do you have a strategy to protect your data from ransomware? If not, you need to develop one today. Ransomware can (and does!) wreak havoc on companies by locking up ...

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Cheatsheet: Everything You Need to Know About Information Security Policies

Cheatsheet: Everything You Need to Know About Information Security Policies

Posted on August 10, 2020 - by Justin Gratto

Do you have formal information security policies written down in your company? At this point, they’re necessary for every business. However, developing security policies is a daunting task, especially ...

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5 Things to Secure Your Company Against Cyber Threats

5 Things to Secure Your Company Against Cyber Threats

Posted on February 24, 2017 - by Laird Wilton

Cyber threats are a serious business concern. Businesses and not-for-profit organizations are processing and storing larger and larger quantities of information about clients, members, employees, and partners. Much of it ...

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