What defines a cyber “incident”, and if it happens to your business, how serious is it? These are two prominent questions among businesses of all sizes and industries. These questions, however, are especially vital to answer for small businesses who often lack the staffing, technology, and resources to understand and implement adequate cybersecurity.
New York's SHIELD Act applies to businesses nationwide, with compliance required for anyone who does business with or holds personally identifiable information (PII) of New York residents. The following are key takeaways regarding SHIELD Act compliance.
Cyber criminals have no off season, neither should your security. Here’s a lineup of the cybersecurity solutions that team up to be your offense and defense.
Your adversary may not always be on the other side of a screen.
Brazen cyber attacks by organized crime rings and political groups against high-profile retail giants, powerful government agencies, and energy facilities make news. But you may be surprised to know that one of the biggest risks to the cybersecurity of most businesses isn’t the deliberate, malicious acts of outsiders, but rather the benign, every-day behaviors of employees.
The SANS Institute is a cooperative research and education organization that reaches more than 165,000 security professionals around the world. Their programs undergo constant scrutiny and revision to ensure that the content is both on point and represents the state of the information security landscape as it stands today.