“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. […]
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 […]
Did you know that your entire identity can be illegally sold on the Dark Web for as little as $10 to $12? Did you know that your entire company bank account can be cleaned out in a matter of minutes by criminals with less than a high school education? In a world of increasing online […]
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 […]
Looking into the crystal ball Not that anybody knows for sure what will be happening even a month from now, never mind six months to a year. So here are some of the best guesses about what we will see in 2017 from several dozen vendors and analysts. There are many more than 15 predictions […]
Ransomware is big business! Ransomware is expected to have grossed cyberthieves $1 billion in 2016 alone.
Globally, 40% of businesses experienced a ransomware incident during the past year.
Over 50% of U.S. companies experienced a ransomware incident during the past year. […]