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Report: More than 90% of businesses face moderate to high risk levels with technology

June 10th, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Report: More than 90% of businesses face moderate to high risk levels with technology”

“You undoubtedly are facing moderate to high risks concerning your technology and are not alone!”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies

In an era where digital innovation drives business success, a new report highlights that over 90% of businesses face moderate to high technological risks. This alarming statistic underscores the critical need for robust cybersecurity measures across all industries. As cyber threats continue to increase and become increasingly sophisticated, organizations must prioritize and enhance their cyber security strategies to protect sensitive data and maintain operational integrity. This recent article from securityinfowatch.com examines the critical findings and explores the essential steps businesses must take to mitigate these pervasive risks.

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How to Offboard Departing IT Staff Members

June 3rd, 2024 Posted by Employment, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “How to Offboard Departing IT Staff Members”

“Keeping IT team members is tough and securing your critical systems even tougher when they depart. “

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies

Offboarding departing IT staff is a critical process to protect business security. This article by Mike Chapple for biztechmagazine.com outlines a comprehensive strategy to ensure no digital footprints are left behind, mitigating security risks like zombie accounts. Key steps include revoking credentials, managing data, assessing software licenses, retrieving devices, and conducting exit interviews. By following these guidelines, businesses can secure their systems and maintain operational integrity even as IT personnel transition out.

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36% of breached critical infrastructure organizations have paid off ransomware

May 20th, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “36% of breached critical infrastructure organizations have paid off ransomware”

“Many organizations pay cyber-ransom without realizing the consequences and impact of their decision.”

Glenn Baruck, eDot

In a troubling trend, a recent study cited by securityinfowatch.com found that 36% of breached critical infrastructure organizations have succumbed to ransomware demands, paying off cybercriminals to regain control of their systems. This staggering statistic underscores the increasing vulnerability of essential services and other critical organizations to sophisticated cyber-attacks. The implications are vast, affecting the targeted organizations and the millions who rely on their uninterrupted operation. As ransomware tactics evolve, critical infrastructure entities must bolster their defenses and develop robust response strategies.

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8 Lessons on Flood Crisis Communications

May 13th, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “8 Lessons on Flood Crisis Communications”

“Floods can be devastating; if you’re not prepared, you’ll be up a creek without a paddle!”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice and Data

Frequent, effective crisis communication is paramount with climate change-induced disasters on the rise. Floods are among the most devastating natural calamities that can impact your business and demand swift and clear communication strategies. In a recent article, “8 Lessons on Flood Crisis Communications,” from securityinfowatch.com, experts dissect key takeaways from real-life flood scenarios, offering invaluable insights for emergency responders, public officials, and communication professionals. From leveraging social media to coordinating with local authorities, these lessons underscore the critical role of proactive and transparent communication in managing flood crises.

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New Physical Security System Cyber Guidance

May 6th, 2024 Posted by Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology, Telemarketing 0 thoughts on “New Physical Security System Cyber Guidance”

“If you haven’t heard, fortifying your physical security system against cyber threats is mission-critical!”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice and Data

Looking to fortify your physical security system against cyber threats? Look no further! Integrating physical security measures with robust cyber security guidance is imperative in a rapidly evolving digital landscape. This short piece by Ray Bernard, PSP, CHS-III for securityinfowatch.com, probes the innovative strategies and technologies designed to safeguard your infrastructure from potential breaches. Stay ahead of the curve and ensure comprehensive asset protection with these cutting-edge insights.

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The 6 Spots to Never Install a Home Security Camera

April 29th, 2024 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Technology 0 thoughts on “The 6 Spots to Never Install a Home Security Camera”

“System design and camera placement are critical to effectively and legally keeping your home and family safe.”

Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security

Home security and peace of mind in protecting our families continue to live at the forefront of the minds of many homeowners. In our security-focused universe, where home (and business) security cameras have become ubiquitous, it’s crucial to carefully consider their placement to ensure both security and privacy. A recent article by Tyler Lacoma for cnet.com explores the often-overlooked issue of where not to place home security cameras. From sensitive areas within your home to legally restricted zones, Lacoma provides valuable insights into safeguarding your security system’s effectiveness without compromising on privacy or legality.

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