• Nov 15
    2017
    Do you own a small business? Do you feel that you are at risk of being hacked or suffering a cyberattack? Unfortunately, most small business owners - 87% to be exact - feel that they are safe from cyberthreats. However, small businesses are more at risk than you may realize. In fact, approximately half of them will suffer some sort of cyberattack. With a moderate amount of data and fairly ...
  • Nov 06
    2017
    As technology and hacking methods continue to advance, businesses will recurrently face a menagerie of cyber threats. According to a study conducted by the Ponemon Institute, total loss of business due to data breaches is estimated to be around $3 million, with the average cost of each compromised record being $194. Obviously, this means that companies should expect to go past mere compliance and be proactive about protecting their data. ...
  • Oct 26
    2017
    Data breaches have been a problem for companies for many years. There isn’t a single industry that is immune to the threat of hacking, and the probability that your business will fall victim to a cyberattack is now higher than ever. Let’s say that you think you have done all that you can do to prepare your company against attackers, but it still happens. Where do you go from there? ...
  • Oct 20
    2017
    The best way to protect your business from potentially devastating cyber-attacks is to arm yourself with the most up-to-date and advanced cybersecurity knowledge. How can you do this? One of the best ways is to ask the experts. Luckily, you can do just that at the Cyber Security Summit: Boston on November 8th, 2017. Who exactly should attend this summit? Those who as responsible for protecting their company’s data, especially ...
  • Oct 13
    2017
    Are you totally confident that your employees and in-house IT personnel are prepared to defend your company from a cyberattack? Your confidence may be actually harming your company. In 2016, the McAfee unit of Intel Security conducted a study which found that 82-percent of study participants reported a cybersecurity skills shortage. 71-percent then said that this shortage of skills was directly causing damage to their organization. Earlier this year, further ...
  • Oct 06
    2017
    A 5th century ancient Chinese military text, The Art of War by Sun Tzu has been considered an inspiration for military leaders and a definitive work on military strategy. Its advice on how to outsmart opponents is not only still applicable centuries after its original publishing, but can also be applied to many different competitive fields. Despite being written so long ago, Tzu’s thoughts on warfare can be applied to ...
  • Oct 03
    2017
    By Erdal Ozkaya Cybercrime has been on the rise the last few years. Annually, an average of 1.5 million cyberattacks are reported. This breaks down to approximately 4,109 attacks every day, which is 171 every hour ("Cybercrime Statistics", 2017). Cyber attackers are constantly devising new techniques and tools each day. The global economy lost an estimated $450 billion to cybercrime in 2016 alone, and that figure was an almost quadruple ...
  • Sep 28
    2017
    The financial impact of cyberattacks on businesses has grown significantly since just last year. New research published by Accenture and the Ponemon Institute has found that the average cost of cybercrime climbed to a whopping $11.7 million per organization. This is a 23-percent increase compared to last year’s cost of $9.5 million, and represents a 62-percent increase over the last five years. Increasing from $8.44 million to $11.5 million, Germany ...