Show All

Aug 4, 2016 11:29:38 AM

#1 Strategy to Fight Ransomware Attacks – Educate Your Employees

Last week, I wrote a blog about the serious problems we face from “ransomware” – the malicious software criminals can use to hold your data hostage. I provided some best practices to make it more difficult for someone to use your data in an extortion scheme, but I saved the most effective strategy for this week’s blog. It is: educate your employees.

Continue reading >

Topics: Training, Cybersecurity, Ransomware

Nov 12, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Employee Training is Key to Online Data Security

Your employees are your greatest asset – and your greatest cybersecurity risk. That statement may sound harsh, but hackers often prey on unwary employees because employees can provide easy access to otherwise secure systems.

Remember the Anthem breach earlier this year? Hackers gained access to nearly 80 million consumer records containing personal data, at least in part, by using stolen employee credentials such as user IDs and passwords. It’s likely that Anthem employees unknowingly handed over their credentials online or inadvertently allowed hackers to insert malware into company systems. 

Continue reading >

Topics: HIPAA, Training, Cybersecurity