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What are your legal obligations in cyber security

What are your legal obligations in cyber security?

Even with top-notch security in place, failures are inevitable. Though businesses strive to limit damage, an unlucky few could find themselves defending their security in a courtroom, regulatory hearing, or before the board of directors. Add in budget constraints, and difficult decisions must be made. From the smallest in-home business...
What to expect from FBI warning about Iran cyberattacks

What To Expect From FBI Warning About Iran Cyberattacks

At the end of last year, we covered the Iranian hacker group, APT33, and warned it was scouting U.S. targets for attack. However, since then, a top Iran general was killed during a recent U.S. military strike in Iraq. In response, Iran threatened retaliation. Thus, the FBI issued an alert...
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How to Create a Disaster Recovery Plan – Pt. 2

Hurricane Dorian ravaged the Bahamas and then the Atlantic provinces of Canada.  On the 1,000-mile trip up the Atlantic coast, it might have swung and hit any of those neighboring states head-on and caused enormous damage.  Instead, it spared most of the US. Let’s use this near-miss as an opportunity...
How to Create a Disaster Recovery Plan

How to Create a Disaster Recovery Plan – Pt. 1

Recently, Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas, and drifted north up the Atlantic Ocean.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by the storm! Even as our thoughts go out to others, we must also use this devastating incident to remind ourselves that disasters happen.  Use this as an...
The End is Near for Windows 7 - Keyboard with Windows Button

The End is Near for Windows 7

The End is Near!  At least, for Windows 7… Jan. 14, 2020 will be the last day that Microsoft will provide security updates for Windows 7.  The software will still work on existing PCs, but it will become increasingly vulnerable to malware because Microsoft will discontinue regular support and security...