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 Training Users On Phishing Is Important

 

Phishing scams are nastier than ever this year. In a phishing scheme attempt, the attacker poses as someone or something the recipient recognizes and attempts to trick the target into divulging credentials, clicking a malicious link, or opening an attachment that infects the user’s system with malware, trojan, or zero-day vulnerability exploit.

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.

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.

Cybersecurity Effectiveness is Changing: Here is What You NEED to Know.

There is no question that business today is radically different than it was prior to 2020.  These changes over the last 18 months brought about new challenges in cybersecurity and how businesses need to think about keeping their network, and data, safe.

Overcoming the Challenge of Cloud SecurityLearn more here
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