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Should my Business Implement the Zero Trust Model?

In the ever-changing world of cyber security the “Zero Trust” concept is a strategy that is elegant in its simplicity; do not trust anyone. The model was created by John Kindervag of Forrester Research Inc. in response to an increasing number of breaches due to the lax security on open connections.  Many organizations depend solely […]

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Is cyber liability insurance necessary for my business?

The latest statistics show that 43% of cyber attacks target small businesses and 60% of those organizations attacked go out of business within 6 months of the attack. With the growing number of cyber attacks every day, the general thinking is not if you will will get breached, but when and how bad will it […]

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What can I do to protect myself from being crypto-jacked?

Crypto-jacking is one of the latest fads in cyber crime.  As opposed to a cyber-criminal locking up your files and waiting for you to meet their ransom demands, they are simply stealing the CPU cycles of your computer to mine for crypto-currency around the world. Why would they do this? They do this because where […]

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Is cyber liability insurance important for your business?

Guest Blog By: Michael Giuffrida The latest statistics show that 43% of cyber attacks target small businesses and 60% of those organizations attacked go out of business within 6 months of the attack.  With the growing number of cyber attacks every day, the general thinking is not if you will will get breached, but when […]

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Public wifi; friend or foe?

In a business world where organizations expect you to be connected and productive at all times of all days, the convenience of having publicly available wireless networks wherever you are is fantastic! Or is it? The answer is, it depends. The availability of an internet connection can cut both ways. While it can give you […]

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Breach Level Index: A New Way of Thinking

With all of the recent high-profile breaches in the last year such as Equifax, Dow Jones, and River Cities Media, it seems the media hones in mainly on the scope of the incident, i.e. how many people were impacted.  While the amount of people impacted by a breach is important information, it is critical to […]

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Penetration Testing vs. Vulnerability Scanning – Guest Blog by Michael Giuffrida

With businesses today having to abide by one or more compliance standards such as NIST, PCI or HiPPA, the question about penetration testing and vulnerability scanning often arises.  Many compliance standards require that you perform these tests at least annually, but very little additional information is provided about what that means. To begin, there is […]

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Kyber CEO Lynn Souza wins Enterprising Woman of 2018 Award!

Kyber Security CEO Lynn Souza was honored at an awards ceremony in Miami Florida this week as one of 2018’s Enterprising Women of the Year. The Enterprising Women of the Year Awards is widely considered one of the most prestigious recognition programs for women business owners. To win, nominees must demonstrate that they have fast-growth […]

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Using company culture play a role in defending and recovering from cyber attacks

Defense in depth using multiple layers of security technology is critical in protecting your organization from cyber attacks.  That’s a given.  However many CEOs and business owners still have trouble understanding how company culture can play just as big a role in your cyber survival.  The common belief in most organizations is that they will […]

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Cyber Breaches Cost SMBs an average of $117k in 2017

A recent study looked at the costs of cyber breaches for 2017 to find that the average costs to small and medium sized businesses who experienced a breach was $117,000.  They outlined the average cost b y breach type for SMBs as below: Financial impact on SMBs by breach type Targeted attacks ($188,000) Incidents involving […]

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