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What You Need To Know About Dark Web Monitoring

The dark web is essentially a marketplace for cyber criminals. If your data has been compromised, the dark web is the place where it is traded. It could be sold by miscreants, to miscreants, who can later hack into your system or extort money from you to prevent a data leak and so on. What […]

Defending against cyber attacks

There are two basic defenses you should have in place to defend against cyber attacks. One is technological and the other is human. Together, the two can go a long way to protecting the integrity and security of your data. Antivirus software and network protection – One of the major risks businesses face are the […]

What is the “Internet of Things”?

It’s hard to avoid hearing about the Internet of Things. Articles in the mainstream business media appear frequently in print and online, and even consumers are becoming aware of it now. So let’s dive in and quickly define the Internet of Things. First, it is important to understand that the IoT is not a specific […]

Multi-factor Authentication Demystified

You have probably come across the term multi-factor authentication at some point. It is an IT buzzword today and is fast becoming one of the best practices of cybersecurity. But some may still be wondering, what is multi-factor authentication, exactly? Multi-factor authentication, as fancy as the term sounds, is just multiple barriers to data access […]

Top Cybersecurity Training Topics

8 Cybersecurity Topics You Need to Know Today

“Cyberattack” has been in our lexicon since the 1990s. The term is familiar, but also vague. As a result, some small business owners dismiss cyberthreats as irrelevant, thinking they have nothing to steal. Others come to us wanting to act, but unsure of where to start or what the real threat is to their organization. […]

Protect Your Business from Cybercriminals

7 Steps to Protect Your Business from Cybercriminals

Cybercrime. It’s a buzzword that probably conjures images of nefarious characters hunched over a computer screen filled with lines of code or recollections of news stories about attacks at Target, Anthem or Sony. What it doesn’t cause most small business owners in Indianapolis to think about are the threats facing their organizations. Too often, we […]

Executive Order 13636 Cybersecurity

White House Executive Order Actually Calls For User Friendly Passwords

On February 12, 2013 President Obama uttered similar words. If you’re a Star Wars fan like me, just the very notion brings images of Chancellor Palpatine’s voice with the London Symphony Orchestra playing in the background. Executive Order 13636, “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity,” was the first iteration of standards set forth for our nation’s cybersecurity […]