Hiring IT and Security Professionals – What Really Matters? – MiBiz

Your organization is at great risk for a cyber attack, and chances are, you don’t have the personnel to protect you. DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks grew more than 160 percent in the last year with millions of new malware and ransomware variants each day. The growing volume and sophistication of this cybercrime is driving an estimated security workforce shortage of 1.5 million worldwide in the next two

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5 Easy Steps for Data Safety: Keep Your Business from Going Out of Business – MiBiz

The most important asset to a company is its data. In the event of a technical failure or glitch, the loss of data, customer records, business plans and intellectual property can be devastating. Statistics show that without proper backups, two thirds of companies go out of business within six months of a data disaster. Could your company survive if all was lost and you had to start over from

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Security on a Shoestring – Cost-Free Ways To Prevent Cybercrime – Merit Network

Cyber threats are on the rise – putting businesses, dollars and real lives in grave danger. Regardless of an organization’s size, most companies deal with securing personal information, computer networks and connected devices to conduct daily operations. As cyber attacks grow in frequency and sophistication, associated costs to mitigate these attacks skyrocket. According to Gartner, the worldwide security market reached $75 billion in 2015. This spending is expected to

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My Coffee Maker is Hacking Me?! – How Manufacturers and Consumers Can Protect Data In The Internet Of Things – MiBiz

  Major web based services, including Twitter, Netflix, Amazon Web Services and Spotify were offline for most of the day last week, due to a large-scale Distributed Denial of Service attack. This onslaught targeted the home routers, DVRs and webcams of consumers who had not changed default user names and passwords of these internet connected devices. Currently, 6.4 billion devices connect to the internet, and that number is projected

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Cloud Computing Saves Billions, But Is Your Data Safe? – MiBiz

What is cloud computing? Typically, an individual stores computer data or applications on their hard drive or on a shared local server within their organization. Cloud computing is a method of storing, processing and managing data on a remote server hosted through the internet. These remote servers are physically housed at data centers, which can be located and accessed from anywhere in the world. Two types of clouds exist;

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DON’T GET HACKED: Cost-Free Solutions To Prevent Cyber Crime – Merit Network

Cyber threats are on the rise – putting businesses, dollars and real lives in grave danger. Regardless of an organization’s size, most companies deal with securing personal information, computer networks and connected devices to conduct daily operations. As cyber attacks grow in frequency and sophistication, associated costs to mitigate these attacks skyrocket. According to Gartner, the worldwide security market reached $75 billion in 2015. This spending is expected to

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Your Digital Identity

Your Digital Identity

Identity. Comprised of everything associated with your physical being: height, weight, hairstyle and color, voice, even where you live. You do everything in your power to protect this identity. From exercising and eating right, using alarm systems to purchasing insurance. Your physical identity has always been the way for others to validate your existence. But what about your other identity? Your online identity. Cybercriminals and others can often find

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