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Wearables Security: Taking the Risks in Stride
Posted On Friday, November 30, 2018
When does a smart watch become a tracking device? As wearables grow in popularity with consumers, we must consider the fact that they’ve turned criminals’ heads, as well. What are the risks to us, and who is protecting our personal information?
Disaster Recovery Planning for Municipal Governments
Posted On Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Natural disasters and cyber incidents or events can take critical systems offline, interrupting daily operations and service delivery, and putting data security at risk. You never know when disaster will strike; that's why it's important to be prepared.
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.