Category Archives: Disaster Recovery

When Art Imitates Life – A Review of “I.T.” the Movie

Recently, I saw “I.T.” the movie starring Pierce Brosnan as a visionary CEO named Mike Regan. In the movie, Regan is planning to take his company public, and soon after the movie begins, Regan makes a presentation to a large … Continue reading

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When Making Your New Year’s Resolutions, Don’t Forget Your InfoSec Resolutions

There are the common New Year’s resolutions like unplugging more often, planning more vacations or staycations, reading more books, writing a book, and losing weight. But, in today’s connected and always plugged in world, it’s easy to ignore technology. So, … Continue reading

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How to Make Sure Your Brand Is Not #1 When It Comes to Cybersecurity Breaches

According to a recent post in NetworkWorld by Maria Korolov, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) scored at the bottom in a cybersecurity survey of 485 large colleges and universities. For a prestigious university known internationally for producing talented individuals … Continue reading

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Television’s Role in the Conversation about Cybersecurity

Have you noticed all the recent storylines about cybercrime on television? Several episodes of “The Good Wife” focus on technology issues ranging from hacked emails to online privacy to ransomware (a type of malware that restricts access to the computer … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tips to Share with Employees During Cyber Security Awareness Month (#NCSAM)

There is no dispute that data breaches are becoming more common, and as a result, online safety and the protection of personally identifiable information (PII) are hot topics in the mainstream media. Therefore, the month of October presents an excellent … Continue reading

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Address Books, Webmail and the Cloud

To All businesses Who Use Address Books on Webmail: stop and learn why your data may be at risk. Instead of Webmail, use a third-party email client such as Outlook or Thunderbird. Recently, I was hacked. No one is immune … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Prepare for Data Breaches – Before It’s Too Late

I read a recent post that has stuck with me. The question raised was how do businesses, especially midsize businesses, budget for insider threats: “Midsize firms simply cannot afford data breaches, no matter what the cause. [But] a company that … Continue reading

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Backup Day is Every Day – Not Just Once a Year

You may have heard the recent buzz in the tech world: “Don’t Be an April Fool. Be Prepared. Back up your files on March 31.” According to Backblaze, 30% of people have never backed up their systems. That’s a staggering … Continue reading

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Who Protects Your Corporate Digital Footprint?

Business leaders must focus on many things every day. There are legal and compliance issues, personnel issues, product development issues, and much more. But in the era of Snowden vs. the NSA, Wikileaks, and a myriad of data breaches, who … Continue reading

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What Can Recent Data Breaches Teach Your Business?

There have been several data breaches in the news recently, and they should incite fear in your C-suite. Don’t think that your business is immune to a data breach, because it isn’t. Since this could happen to your business – … Continue reading

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