Company Owned and BYOD Devices

How are employees connecting? In times where everyone who does their job from a computer is working from home, companies are being creative about making the environment available to the workers.  Is the risk of a work at home environment being completely considered?  We will examine the different scenarios:   Read more…

DLP – Data Loss Prevention

What is “DLP” or “Data Loss Prevention” One of the most important and valuable assets a company possesses is the information.  This has become clear over the years based on the attacks by malicious parties and actors to steal that information, render it unusable, and make it unavailable.  Client/patient information, Read more…

Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Next Steps

Were you aware that October was Cybersecurity Awareness Month, or previously known as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month? Did you also know that in 2021, Cybersecurity Awareness Month celebrated its 18th anniversary?   In 2004, the National Cybersecurity Alliance and the Department of Homeland Security CISA (Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency) Read more…

File Backup

When considering security, most of the attention is placed on the confidentially of sensitive information.  Controls are put in place to ensure that the appropriate individuals have the right access to information. Security, however, address three areas protecting the sensitive information: Confidentiality Integrity Availability The availability of information is as Read more…

Recent Ransomware Attacks

The news has been dominated recently by reports of ransomware attacks.  Specifically, we’ve heard about the attacks in the gas pipeline and meat processing industries.  Though the news media is treating this as if it were a breaking event, the reality is that these types of attacks have been threatening Read more…