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Commonality of Data Breaches Increases: The Damage Is Worse Than You Think.

By Erik Briceno

Commonality of Data Breaches Increases: The Damage Is Worse Than You Think

In the new global remote work environment, never before have data breaches been more dangerous — or more commonplace. But do you fully understand why they’re dangerous?

Even setting aside the personal ways they affect everyone involved on an individual level — and even setting aside the fact that they could allow a nation-state threat actor to steal and commit espionage against U.S. government contractors — they have the potential to severely disrupt, if not outright destroy, organizations and enterprises of all sizes. In light of recent events, today’s article outlines the various ways data breaches can harm your company and why cybersecurity needs to be moved to the forefront of everything you do.   Read more

By Erik Briceno

Tired of being alarmed? Don’t become complacent.

In this year alone, ransomware attacks and data breaches are occurring at such frequency that it’s now become almost commonplace. When we hear it in the news, we simply shrug our shoulders and say, “Oh great, another one.”

The fact that it happens so often should not soften the severity of it. If anything, it should raise our state of alarm even higher. The problem is, we’ve become so fatigued by alarm. How do you remain vigilant despite this fatigue?   Read more

Yes, Data Breaches Are Bad for Your Organization. Here’s Why.

By Erik Briceno

Yes, Data Breaches Are Bad for Your Organization. Here’s Why.

“Data breaches are bad.” This could probably sum up every cybersecurity article that’s ever been written in the past 10 years. But do you fully understand why they’re bad?

Even setting aside the personal ways they affect everyone involved on an individual level — even setting aside the fact that they could allow a nation state threat actor to steal and commit espionage against U.S. government contractors — they have the potential to severely disrupt, if not outright destroy, organizations and enterprises of all sizes. With October officially being designated Cybersecurity Awareness Month, in today’s article we list the various ways data breaches can harm your company and why cybersecurity needs to be moved to the forefront of everything you do.   Read more

Yes, Data Breaches Are Still a Thing

By Erik Briceno

Yes, Data Breaches Are Still a Thing

Ransomware may have been dominating the news cycle over the last couple of months, but data breaches are also occurring at a similar frequency. To this day, we’re still feeling the fallout from the Equifax breach, even though that was all the way back in May of 2017.

While we’re still dealing with the consequences from that, what’s been happening since then? Glad you asked. Let’s take a look.   Read more

Data Breaches, Scare Fatigue and the Case for Vigilance

By Erik Briceno

Data Breaches, Scare Fatigue and the Case for Vigilance

In this year alone, data breaches are occurring at such frequency that it’s now become almost commonplace. When we hear it in the news, we simply shrug our shoulders and say, “Oh great, another one.”

The fact that it happens so often should not soften the severity of it. If anything, it should raise our state of alarm even higher. The problem is, we’ve become so fatigued by alarm. How do you remain vigilant despite this fatigue?   Read more

Commonality of Data Breaches Increases: The Damage Is Worse Than You Think.
Commonality of Data Breaches Increases: The Damage Is Worse Than You Think
Tired of being alarmed? Don’t become complacent.
Yes, Data Breaches Are Bad for Your Organization. Here’s Why.
Yes, Data Breaches Are Bad for Your Organization. Here’s Why.
Yes, Data Breaches Are Still a Thing
Yes, Data Breaches Are Still a Thing
Data Breaches, Scare Fatigue and the Case for Vigilance
Data Breaches, Scare Fatigue and the Case for Vigilance