In spite of the lockdown, traditional less-tech-forward professional industries, notably the legal and engineering professions, have experienced the biggest learning curve as they rushed to implement remote work solutions for their employees. Continue reading
COVID has had a disastrous effect on the workforce, with millions of people losing their jobs this year. Industries all across the world are deeply disrupted and businesses have been forced to pivot and resort to unique strategies in order to succeed. One way businesses can minimize the effects of this disruption is by investing in an MSP provider that can help with long-term survival. Continue reading
With the recent vaccine breakthroughs in COVID-19 occurring around the world, IT security service providers for healthcare clients have been on high alert. Cybercrime is more prominent in this industry than ever, as cyberattacks aim to disrupt medical efforts and IT systems. While government officials are telling hospitals to do what they can in order to protect against these attacks, there’s only so much they can do on their own. Continue reading
Remote work environments have exclusively changed how organizations approach cybersecurity. This has fashioned a new tact where there is a greater need for patching and a renewed urgency to educate employees on the critical importance of patching and better security hygiene. Continue reading
If you run a small business (or even a large one), you probably spend a significant amount of time thinking about how to protect yourself from cyberattacks.
It was not that long ago that a thought leader had to earn their reputation. These days, just about anyone can set themselves up as a thought leader and share their opinions on a global platform.
They need not have experience or expertise. They just require the ability to market themselves effectively to a wide audience. This helps to seal their reputation and reach “influencer” status. Continue reading
In the mid-1970s, when I was working in the Navy’s new cybersecurity group, we had it easy.
Not that we felt like that, of course. Automation was still pretty primitive, and encrypting messages often took hours (if not days). But looking back, we had one huge advantage over the cybersecurity engineers of today: we didn't let anyone touch our equipment. Everyone had to go through us to send messages and protect data, and so we could make sure that this was done correctly. Continue reading
There’s an ancient Chinese curse that goes something like this: may you live in interesting times. To be perfectly honest, I’m hoping that these “interesting” times return to normal sometime soon. Continue reading