• Dec 06
    2019
    It’s safe to say you can’t turn a corner in the business world without hearing something about big data. Undoubtedly one of the biggest trends of the age, big data has the potential to transform the way we interpret and assess data at a fundamental level. The promise of this data analysis, however, has only been a promise for most business as they are still lacking the data science and ...
  • Nov 19
    2019
    Large companies with vast amounts of data are finally understanding the importance of cybersecurity protocols and programs. Small businesses, however, are taking a bit longer to get with the times and may not be taking the issue of cybersecurity as seriously as they should be. According to a report at CNBC, the average Cyberattack costs small businesses 200,000 dollars. 60% of small businesses have to close their doors within six ...
  • Nov 14
    2019
    When most people hear about data breaches and cybersecurity incidents, it’s usually an enormous breach (think Equifax or Marriott) on the news. It’s also assumed that the criminals behind said attacks have used high-tech, zero-day exploits that have never been heard of to breach said company and steal the data. These incidents make for great attention-grabbing news stories, but they are not the kind of incidents that every company necessarily ...
  • Nov 08
    2019
    The world of technology has gone from days of dial-up and AOL to smart homes, cloud storage, and the Internet of Things in an incredibly expedited amount of time. As we continue to progress in the world of big data, companies are becoming ever more reliant on continually expanding amounts of data sets. With just the information collected by the smart lightbulbs, thermostats, and connected cars, it’s easy to see ...
  • Oct 28
    2019
    According to the recently published Better Security and Business Outcomes with Security Performance Management report, 80-percent of businesses surveyed have experienced some sort of a cyber incident over the last year. Yes, you read that statistic correctly. 54-percent of businesses then reported that their customers were between somewhat and greatly harmed by these incidents. What kind of trends have been on the rise this year to contribute to this astounding ...
  • Oct 15
    2019
    On October 1st, the National Security Agency (or NSA) announced that it will be launching a new organization to help boost defensive measures against cyberattacks on sensitive government information and computers in the defense industry in the United States. Although the cyberdefense agency IAD, or the Information Assurance Directorate, has been existence for quite some time with the focus of protecting classified and sensitive networks, the new Cybersecurity Directorate aims ...
  • Oct 11
    2019
    Technology is a part of nearly every aspect of our daily lives. From our phones and computers to our air conditioners and watches, the digitization of our world is inescapable. Although we have seen a huge leap in said tech, there is still one huge problem: a lack of cybersecurity. In the professional world, many company executives are still not taking cybersecurity as seriously as it should be taken. With ...
  • Sep 27
    2019
    Sadly, most small businesses do not make cybersecurity a top priority in the workplace. Company owners may think that just because they do not rival the giant corporations of today in terms of size of important, sensitive information means they are immune to hackers from any nation. This “it could never happen to me” mentality is what leaves many businesses vulnerable to cyberattacks. According to a recent study conducted by ...