Category: Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity has taken the forefront on the global stage, and it’s more important than ever for companies to protect their sensitive data. Challenges such as bring your own device (BYOD), shadow IT, and social engineering further complicate the everyday cyberthreat. Look here for the latest news and best practices that can help you reduce your organization’s risk.

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Still Using Windows 7? Now’s the Time to Plan your Transition

It’s been almost a decade since Windows 7 debuted (July 2009), when it replaced its much-maligned predecessor, Windows Vista. Following its release, Windows 7 quickly became (and remained) incredibly popular for end users at home and across enterprises. In fact, it was so popular that there was a backlash against its successor (Windows 8, October […]

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How Would a Data Breach Impact Your Small Business?

We hear about huge data breaches all the time. It seems like major companies across retail, manufacturing, and finance make the news once every couple of weeks for exposing customer/client data to malicious actors on the dark web. But what about small businesses? Jim Davis, the editor of the HR Daily Advisor (one of our […]

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Is Your Organization Prepared to Recognize and Address an Insider Threat?

Update: News items that revolve around car maker Tesla and its maverick CEO Elon Musk tend to attract a great deal of attention. Yet somehow, despite all the attention, the events in question have a fuzzy quality about them. No one situation exemplifies this better than last summer’s story about Musk’s claim about an insider […]

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Dates Added for Total Security and Facilities Management Summits!

Forum Events, a leading networking event offering that provides opportunities for senior-level executives to meet with high-quality solution providers, improving ROI by optimizing the sourcing process, is excited to announce the expansion of its Total Security and Facilities Management Summits, increasing from two events per year to four, starting in 2019.

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Talent Gap Remains a Serious Concern in 2019

One of the biggest news items of 2018, the hot job market, has proved to be a blessing and a curse. With low unemployment, many employers are struggling to attract top talent. While this talent shortage has impacted most industries, hiring managers looking for qualified cybersecurity personnel might need to considerable patience. Postings for cybersecurity […]

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Password Security Gets Even More Complicated

Creating a secure password under the overarching paradigm of making it long, complex, but memorable is a difficult task, and often more art than science. For most, this means combining one or more words with a few numbers, and maybe a symbol. These will then get rearranged whenever they need to change their password. At […]

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Employee Handbooks: The Vital Link in a Cybersecurity Chain

When it comes to cybersecurity, two factors are coming together in a worrying way. One lurks in the results of a survey, conducted by the Association of Corporate Counsel, that shows employee error is the leading cause of data breaches. The other was revealed in research carried out by CompTIA, which discovered that almost half […]

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Can Technology Help Close Your Organization’s Cybersecurity Talent Gap?

The current job market is hot, and with unemployment at a low, many employers are struggling to attract top talent. While most industries are struggling to recruit the best people, those who are looking for qualified cybersecurity personnel might need to dig deep into their reservoir of patience. Hiring managers tasked with posting cybersecurity jobs […]

The Need for a CISO

In the business world, it’s common to hear of discussions taking place at the “C-Suite Level,” which usually includes the chief executive officer (CEO), chief financial officer (CFO), the chief operating officer (COO), and the chief information officer (CIO). More cyber professionals are taking on roles at this level as well, as chief technology officers […]

Easy Fixes to Improve Cybersecurity and Avoid a Breach Ignored

When it comes to cybersecurity you can never be 100 percent protected but certain measures can be taken to mitigate the risk, including proper backups, training and updating software. You may think it’s a no brainer but thousands of organizations do not follow these simple guidelines.