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Cybersecurity training

Get your entire team trained for cyber security

While National Cyber Security Awareness month just ended, it is always a great time to make sure you’re taking proactive steps to make a plan to train your workforce. Did you know a data breach not only affects your company’s reputation, but can cost your company anywhere from $1.25 million to $8.19 million? And new… Read more »

Protect your company from fraud

Protecting your company from fraud

Fraud can be costly for your organization, so it is important to educate your employees on what constitutes fraud and what red flags they should look out for. In 2018, fraud cost companies more than $7 billion in total losses with a median of $133,000 in losses per case. For 22% of cases fraud caused… Read more »

Ransomware

What is ransomware?

Well, if some recent, devastating cyber attacks are any indication, it may be today’s phishing vector of choice. Just a few weeks ago, the city of Baltimore was hit by a massive ransomware attack from a virus called “Robbinhood.” The hackers demanded $76,000 from the city as ransom for the data they stole—in keeping with… Read more »

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Navigating Your IT Security Certifications, Part 2

Welcome back. Previously we discussed some of the basic certifications you will need to jump start your journey into the IT Security field and open many opportunities for you. But what if you want to take it to the next level. Perhaps you are aspiring for a Director of Security or CISO role. What certifications… Read more »

Red lock. Security Breach. Cyber security. Information privacy. OpenSesame

Navigating Your IT Security Certification, Part 1

You don’t have to read many news articles to know that internet security is on everyone’s mind. Major corporations are also taking notice: Gartner is forecasting worldwide enterprise security spending to total $96.3 billion in 2018, an increase of 8 percent from 2017. It is no wonder with 50% of respondents reporting an increase in… Read more »