What Is Multi-Factor Authentication?
Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is a security process that requires users to respond to requests to verify their identities before they can access networks or other online applications. MFA may use knowledge, possession of physical objects, or geographic or network locations to confirm identity. Why is multi-factor authentication needed? As organizations digitize operations and take on…Read More
Help secure your accounts with these strong password tips
It’s no secret that passwords have substantial monetary value to cybercriminals. The importance of using secure, unique passwords is growing as you entrust increasing amounts of personal information to organizations and businesses that can fall victim to data breaches and password leaks. Although there may be little you can do to prevent a large-scale data…Read More
Five Steps to Creating a Cyber Security Incident Response Plan
Concern for cybercrime has increased 62% in the past year. Over 41,600 incidents and 2,013 confirmed data breaches were investigated by Verizon and its partners in the past year. The numbers paint a dark picture of the growing threat to businesses of all sizes – concern for cybercrime has increased 62 percent in the past…Read More
7 in 10 businesses aren’t prepared for cyber vulnerabilities. Large, multinational firms can absorb the financial costs associated with a cyber attack, small businesses can go bankrupt if not prepared. In today’s online world businesses need to be aware of the risks and take proactive measure to mitigate the risk. In this brief conversation you will learn what to look for and how cyber insurance can help in the event of an attack.Read More
Phishing and ransomware can be your worst nightmares, how can you prevent these evolving threats?
Toward resilience against phishing and ransomware attacks Over the past years, phishing and ransomware have become the most rampant form of cybercrime and an exponentially increasing threat to organizations. The vast majority of organizations have been targeted by phishing or ransomware. Ransomware, a form of malware designed for the sole purpose of extorting money from…Read More
How Cyber Insurance Protects You Before A Breach
Data hackers can cost businesses big money. Travelers, a leading provider of Cyber Insurance, suggests that it could cost somewhere in the neighborhood of $7 million if they suffer a breach. Since any company that accepts electronic payments is at risk, Cyber Insurance has become one of the most important types of insurance any business…Read More
Protecting against #cyberfail: Small business and cyber insurance
While cyberattacks and data breaches at Fortune 500 companies tend to dominate the headlines, America’s more than 28 million small businesses and their 56 million employees are increasingly vulnerable. Their exposure is much the same as that of larger companies, experts say, but many may overlook or underestimate the threat and may not fully understand…Read More