Flash drives and hard drives contain an enormous amount of electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI). Many offices have flash drives and hard drives stored in unsecured locations creating the potential for a costly data breach.
By Doug Bonderud, PivotPoint. The idea of outsourcing is no longer an outlier for many companies — locating and leveraging a reliable managed service provider (MSP) is now par for the course.
Businesses may think that they only need to adopt information technology policies and procedures where they are required to do so by law. However, it is a far better practice to proactively adopt IT policies and procedures to protect your business, even where you are not required to do so.
On average, nearly half a year passes by the time organizations in the financial services industry and the education sector remediate security vulnerabilities, according to new research from NopSec.
Cybercrime has become a worldwide issue, thanks to the growing sophistication of online techniques. In 2014 alone, the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) received 269,422 complaints with an adjusted dollar loss of $800,492,073.