GRIT Technologies and Datto CISO Discuss Cyber Resiliency

In this past few years there has been a shift across the IT industry from Cybersecurity, over to Cyber Resiliency. The idea is to have the people, processes and procedures in place ahead of time, so you can quickly respond to a breach, when it happens.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Why Two Factor Authentication (2FA) is Important

Two-factor authentication (2FA) is an easy way to add a layer of security to any login credentials.

The "two" in the name refers to the fact that apart from something you know (your password), a valid login requires a 2nd factor, something you have, which could be an app, your mobile phone, your fingerprint, or even your face.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Creating Secure Passwords

Strong passwords or passphrases are critical to ensure the safety of all online account log-ins.  In the spirit of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, here are some tips to ensure your passwords pass the test:

They should be at least 8 characters long
Composed of three of these character classes:

Lower-case letters: (abcde . . . . )
Upper-case letters (ABCDE . . . .)
Numbers (123456 . . . )
Non-alphanumerics (?><{:")*&^ . . . .)

Passwords should be unique for every log-in.

Cybersecurity Resources for Work and Home 

The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) federal government agency with the mission to increase national cyber resilience to protect critical services and national interests.   

Their website that has some great resources not only for small-to-medium sized businesses, but for everyone that connects to the internet, whether at work or at home.

Webinar: Expecting The Unexpected

We had a fantastic turnout for our Expecting The Unexpected workshop.  We covered a lot of material and wanted to provide you with the recording so you can review it again or share it with others in your organization.

When it comes to cybersecurity, you don’t have to be a news junkie to realize that ransomware incidents are on the rise.

How to create a strong passphrase

It’s not controversial to state that good, secure passwords are hard to create and even harder to remember.

And there are few things more frustrating than having to create a new password because you forgot the old one or were forced to change it.

In our attempt to make passwords easier to remember, we start adopting bad password habits.

Ransomware: What You Should Do to Protect Your Business Against This Real and Persistent Threat. 

Last week, White House sent out a memo addressed to Corporate Executives and Business leaders titled What We Urge You to Do To Protect Against The Threat of Ransomware. 

You don’t have to be a news junkie to realize that ransomware incidents are on the rise.

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