Tag: Cybersecurity Best Practices

Unsafe at Home: The Heightened Cyber Risk of At-Home Workers

Two years ago, employees across the country and around the world collaborated with their employers to establish ways they could perform their job duties while working from home.  Today, the urgent need for home-based workers has receded, but the popularity

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Cover Your Bases: Lack of Controls May Limit Cyber Insurance Access

Feeling lucky?  Like to gamble? It’s one thing to play a small-potatoes hunch on your smartphone as you watch your favorite professional team on television.  It’s quite another to risk your entire business enterprise on something that never needed to

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Holding the Door Open for a Thief: Controlling Social Engineering Online

A professional hacker – who has gone straight and now goes by the job title of “Ethical Intruder” – lays out the truth with this simple statement:  “Take it from a hacker, we are not trying to break in through

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The Reschini Blog: Slow Hackers Down with MFA

When a skilled hacker has the means, the motive, and the opportunity to break into your cyber system and wreak havoc, not much can stop or slow that person down.  With one exception – multi-factor authentication, or MFA. The only

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Testing Cyber Security Systems

Cybercrime is set to cost companies more than $6 trillion per year by 2021.  That’s trillion, with a T.  Nobody wants to be in that pile.  That’s why testing your systems for cyber security makes a lot of sense. Three

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Not Quite Enough: General Liability Insufficient for Cyber Coverage

Take a look at your business’ general liability insurance policy, and you’ll probably see a reference to property damage.  To the uninitiated, that sounds like it covers a multitude of potential events – even an online hack or attack, right?

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Making Sure: When Is Third-Party Cyber Insurance Needed?

It’s a natural impulse, especially perhaps when it comes to purchasing insurance coverage. And even more especially when the insurance coverage is for something as intimidating as cyber security – a vague, nondescript, fuzzy and murky world that many people

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Staying Safe: Five Tips to Greater Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity practices remain a key focus for both the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).   An article* in Forbes magazine summarizes five best practices cited by these organizations to mitigate the risk of

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