Protecting your assets because what you don't know can hurt you
You work hard. Building a reputation, developing a product, finding and nurturing customers. What it takes years of sweat-equity to build can be knocked down in minutes by anyone from your most trusted employee to an East European crime boss. That’s why BizSafe is here. We work with you on both the financial and technical side to make sure known vulnerabilities are identified and secured, loopholes tightened, best practices observed.
Recent data breaches, like the Bon Secours exposure of 655,000 records, illustrate a major cyber security problem: It's not enough to have a good handle on your own security - you need to know how your partners and vendors are protecting your data as well.
Nonprofits, regardless of size are a profitable target for hackers. The reliance on volunteers, tighter purse strings, and lesser likelihood of having strong IT support makes them attractive targets. Here's how to even the odds a bit.
Privacy vs. Security. The battle over encryption of data on mobile devices is just the first salvo in a civil rights struggle that can have long-standing implications. What do we want more? Why can't we have both.
We want technology to be simple, yet often we run from the simple answers. "It can't be that easy." Sometimes it can. Some tips to spot phishing emails. Pass them on.
Shadow databases are risky business, but widely used. But well-meaning volunteers or hard-working employees may expose your business to unnecessary risk. Don't be one of the 60 percent of businesses that goes under after a data breach. This risk is avoidable.
Tired of feeling helpless against the seemingly endless assault of malware, viruses, hacking threats and data breaches? Fight back with strong passwords and two-factor authentication. No, that's not a simplistic answer. Here's why.
Small nonprofits are most vulnerable to being taken advantage of, but here are five controls that even a small shop can implement. Sticking with them vigorously can go a long way to protecting your nonprofit's sustainability.
Nonprofits are among the most vulnerable businesses. Running lean, keeping costs below minimum, focusing on their mission are all exactly what donors want to see. But they are also the behaviors that leave nonprofits at risk for fraud, hacking and cybercrime. First in a continuing series.
50 percent of small business were hacked in 2014. 85 percent of small businesses have been hacked at least once. the FBI says 'you will be hacked.' So what are you going to do about it? The odds aren't in your favor but that doesn't mean there isn't help.