7 Steps to Proactive Security

By Michelle Drolet . 4 Nov 2016

The key to securing against this threat lies in a common metaphor—if a ship has a hole, it is better to patch the breach than bail the water   Data breaches are increasingly becoming an expensive problem for more and more companies. According to the most recent Ponemon Institute Data Breach report, insecure data cost … Continue reading 7 Steps to Proactive Security

10 Things I Know About Business Security

By Michelle Drolet . 19 Jan 2016

10. Everything is connected. As the Internet of Things adds more and more devices to our networks, it creates more doors and windows for cyber criminals. Keep them locked. 9. Ransomware is on the rise. If you don’t want to end up paying to access your own data, then make sure that you protect it … Continue reading 10 Things I Know About Business Security

Are Mobile Apps Putting Your Data at Risk?

By Michelle Drolet . 24 Mar 2015

Frequently, companies don’t realize that the mobile apps they use are reason for concern. Once their data is breached, they begin to investigate. However, there are telltale signs that indicate an insecure mobile app. If you know what to look for, you may be able to avoid a catastrophic data breach. Mobile apps are everywhere … Continue reading Are Mobile Apps Putting Your Data at Risk?

More Devices, More Problems.

By Michelle Drolet . 6 Oct 2014

Check out this infographic for the numbers behind BYOD.

Sophos expert talks about Cryptolocker and bitcoin ransom on CNBC (Video)

By Michelle Drolet . 13 Nov 2013

And it keeps getting worse… A widespread outbreak of a sneaky, file-encrypting piece of ransomware called Cryptolocker has many people talking. One very important question raised by Cryptolocker’s success to date: Should you ever pay a ransom to a cybercriminal? Sophos security expert James Lyne, head of global security research at Sophos, went on cable … Continue reading Sophos expert talks about Cryptolocker and bitcoin ransom on CNBC (Video)

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