4 Cyberattacks to Protect your Business from During a Pandemic

      Posted by May Elliott on Aug 6, 2020 1:26:04 PM

      Cyberattacks can happen to anyone at any given time. In fact, a cyberattack occurs every 11 seconds. Although you might believe it will never happen to you, no organization is exempt from one. As technology improves, cybercriminals become stronger because they have more mediums to infect. We live in a digital age as it is, making cyberattacks much more feasible for hackers, and when you add a global event like a pandemic into the mix, that makes corporations that much more vulnerable. Discussed below are four different types of cyberattacks to keep an eye out for during a pandemic and how to protect your business from them. 

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      Topics: SECaaS, Cybersecurity, Email Security, Cyberattacks, Security as a Service, Pandemic, Pandemic Planning, Disaster Recovery Plan

      How to Establish a Strong Cybersecurity Culture During a Pandemic

      Posted by May Elliott on Jul 16, 2020 9:00:00 AM

      To many businesses, a pandemic is already a global disaster, and although you might be aware that companies are more vulnerable to cyberthreats  during pandemics  like the coronavirus (COVID-19), organizations like yours may not understand that a critical aspect in your business’ protection starts with ensuring employees are on board and that you have a unified cybersecurity culture set in place. Here’s how to establish a strong cybersecurity culture during a pandemic.

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      Topics: Disaster Recovery, Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity Culture, Pandemic, COVID-19, Pandemic Planning, Coronavirus, Disaster Recovery Plan

      5 Benefits of Managed Cloud Services for Pandemic Planning

      Posted by May Elliott on Jul 14, 2020 11:18:34 AM

      With the current circumstances, businesses are under immense stress to function normally. Organizations have been forced to operate remotely, have undergone significant changes in a short amount of time and their networks have become increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks like ransomware and phishing. This could be for a variety of reasons including weak cybersecurity cultures, the number of remote networks employees are using and business owners wearing too many hats.  For all these reasons, managed cloud services are vital to the success of any corporation, but especially during a pandemic when organizations are facing more challenges than usual. Here are 5 benefits of managed services for pandemic planning.

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      Topics: Cloud Service Providers, Cybersecurity, Pandemic, managed cloud services

      The Importance of Email Security for Remote Workers

      Posted by May Elliott on Jun 1, 2020 9:00:00 AM

      There has been a radical and unprecedented transformation of the business landscape over the past few months as business owners adjusted to the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to conform with social distancing guidelines to minimize the risk of human-to-human transmission of the coronavirus, businesses have had to make the transition from a primarily office workforce to a mostly remote workforce. Prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, approximately 3.4% of employees (about 4.7 million people) worked remotely from home; this figure has increased substantially since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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      Topics: Email Security, Mobile Workforce, Pandemic, COVID-19, Pandemic Planning, remote workforce

      3 Cloud Computing Solutions for Pandemic Planning

      Posted by May Elliott on Apr 8, 2020 9:00:00 AM

      With the pandemic dictating business decisions and forcing companies everywhere to operate remotely, times are stressful and uncertain. Mobile workforce is inevitable for most businesses, which means organizations need to consider how they will maintain network security, provide easy access to essential information, and ensure their employees are properly equipped to work from home. In virtual times like these, the cloud is the saving grace for many businesses. Here are three cloud computing solutions for pandemic planning.  

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      Topics: Cloud Computing, Desktop as a Service, Cloud Solutions, Mobile Workforce, Pandemic, COVID-19, Pandemic Planning, Coronavirus

      5 Ways to Protect your Business from Cyberattacks During a Pandemic

      Posted by May Elliott on Mar 27, 2020 10:03:22 AM

      While the world and companies everywhere focus on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and are forming pandemic plans to keep business going and employees safe, cybercriminals are also following the crisis closely, looking to spread infections in different ways. In fact, according to the LA Times, a health agency in the U.S. has already suffered a cyberattack amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Why? In short, cybercriminals love a crisis. Companies are more vulnerable than usual and their focus shifts to other priorities other than cybersecurity practices.

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      Topics: Disaster Recovery, Backup, SECaaS, Cybersecurity, Office 365 Backup, Security as a Service, Pandemic, COVID-19, Pandemic Planning

      Top 4 Cloud Solutions for Pandemic Planning

      Posted by May Elliott on Mar 18, 2020 11:40:09 AM

      Just like a computer virus, the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is rapidly spreading. This global Pandemic, as declared by the WHO, is impacting businesses everywhere. But, just because your office is dark, doesn’t mean your company is. You’re still focused on keeping your business going and your employees healthy.

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      Topics: Cloud Security, Desktop as a Service, Office 365 Backup, Cloud Solutions, Security as a Service, Pandemic, COVID-19, Pandemic Planning, Coronavirus