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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: October 2018
Posted On Monday, October 08, 2018
The only thing more frightful than Halloween this month is going alone in the fight against cybersecurity threats. Read on to discover how the might of many can scare away cyber attacks that want your organization to say BOO-hoo.
Artificial Intelligence, Real Cybersecurity
Posted On Monday, September 24, 2018
With cyber attacks growing in frequency and sophistication, artificial intelligence (AI) presents compelling possibilities for improved data processing, analytics, incident response times, and cyber intelligence. But, do the benefits of AI technologies outweigh the risks?
Are Passwords Obsolete?
Posted On Friday, August 31, 2018
Recent data breaches have taught us that traditional static passwords don't make the cut when it comes to protecting digital identities and personal information. What are the alternatives?
Combating Staff and Skills Shortages
Posted On Monday, August 06, 2018
It's no secret that we're facing a cyber security staff and skills shortage. By 2019, between one and two million cyber security positions will be unfilled. Given the dynamic — and virulent — nature of the cyber threats that plague businesses today, that's alarming. Here's what enterprises and educational institutions can do to close the gap.
Securance Cares: Bringing Security to the Community
Posted On Friday, July 20, 2018
At Securance, we spend a lot of time thinking, talking and advising clients about network and system security — but we also realize that "security" carries other meanings, and a greater purpose, outside of our office. This year, we're supporting Feeding Tampa Bay, a local food relief organization dedicated to helping "food insecure" children and adults throughout Tampa and the surrounding areas.
The NIST Cybersecurity Framework for Industrial Control Systems Security
Posted On Monday, July 16, 2018
Industrial control systems (ICS) automate and manage processes, such as the delivery of water and electricity, that are critical to modern life. As ICS adopt IT solutions and become less isolated from business networks, the attack surface — and the potential for disaster — increases. The NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) can aid ICS operators in establishing effective controls to improve cyber defenses and combat threats.
Breaking Down Cyber Insurance Policies
Posted On Friday, June 29, 2018
Whatever industry you're in, cyber risk is inherent in your day-to-day business transactions. Protect yourself by covering your liability for losses in the aftermath data breaches, employee errors, and cyber extortion.