Incident Response Plan a Critical Component of Cyber Security

By Almi Dumi, CISO, eMazzanti Technologies A security breach can have devastating effects on your organization. In fact, a recent report from IBM lists the average cost of a data breach in the United States at $8.64 million. However, organizations that define and follow an incident response plan for all security incidents can mitigate exposure and risk. Consequently, organizations should have a plan ready before an incident occurs. An incident response plan that begins with 24/7/365 monitoring will shorten the response time and increase the chances of a successful recovery. This post outlines the six phases of a typical incident…

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Secure Wi-Fi Resources and Enable Your Remote Workforce with eMazzanti’s Cyber Security Workshop Replay

NYC area IT security consultant makes 2021 Secure Wi-Fi Workshop available to anyone online—in virtual cyber security workshop replay Hoboken, New Jersey – eMazzanti Technologies, a specialist in cybersecurity, is replaying on demand a workshop promoting secure Wi-Fi for your remote workforce. The informative virtual replay session addresses the landscape of 2021 Wi-Fi cyber-threats featuring Wi-Fi security experts from WatchGuard and eMazzanti Technologies. 2021 Wi-Fi Cyber-Threats Workshop On-Demand The virtual event, “Enable Your Remote Workforce – Secure Your Wi-Fi Resources to Prevent Cyber Risk,” is available any time for replay on demand. Here, Jim Steinbacher, WatchGuard Technical Evangelist for Wireless,…

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Celebrate World Backup Day with Data Backup Best Practices

Break out the party hats and celebrate World Backup Day on March 31. Better yet, use the coming month to implement data backup best practices to protect vital information assets and ensure business continuity. Reliable backups form a critical factor in defending your business from ransomware, natural disasters, and other hazards. Start with the Basics Begin with essential data backup best practices that have saved businesses for years: 3-2-1 rule – Simply put, the 3-2-1 rule means that you store three copies of the data on at least two different backup devices and move one copy offsite. For instance, you…

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Balancing Cybersecurity and Productivity to Optimize Work-From-Home

During an important video chat sales presentation, an account executive attempts to bring up critical information. But the system denies her access to the file. Frustrated, she limps through without the data. In the current environment, the perfect blend of effective cybersecurity and productivity can prove elusive. But with careful planning, businesses can achieve both goals. In today’s data-driven and work-from-home business environment, organizations need strategies that give the good guys ready access to data while keeping the bad guys out. Several factors make finding that balance a challenge. First, to work productively, employees need quick access to quality data….

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Microsoft Exchange Hack – Essential Steps to Protect Your Data

On March 2, Microsoft warned of exploits that take advantage of multiple Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities. Security experts warn that any organization running on-premises Microsoft Exchange could be at risk for the Microsoft Exchange Hack. They must take the threat seriously and follow the steps necessary to protect data assets. Hafnium Hack The Microsoft hack appears to have originated with the Hafnium organization out of China. Hence, some refer to it as the Hafnium Hack. However, experts have now identified at least ten advanced persistent threat groups using the vulnerabilities to attack thousands of servers an hour. And it appears the…

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Replay eMazzanti’s Cybersecurity Workshop to Protect Against 2021 Cyber-Threats

NYC area IT security consultant makes 2021 Cyber-Threats Workshop with security recommendations available to anyone online—in virtual workshop replay Hoboken, New Jersey – eMazzanti Technologies, a specialist in cybersecurity, is replaying on demand the first of two informative cybersecurity workshops. The virtual replay session addresses the landscape of 2021 cyber-threats featuring experts from WatchGuard and eMazzanti Technologies. 2021 Cyber-Threats The first virtual event entitled, “2021 Cyber Threat Landscape: What is Happening Now and What You Need to Know,” is available any time for replay on demand. In this session, Marc Laliberte, WatchGuard Senior Security Analyst, delivers an interactive workshop discussing…

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Technology Security During COVID

We are wearing our masks, sanitizing our hands, sheltering in place, and anxiously awaiting our dose of the vaccine because when it comes to Covid-19—to paraphrase Benjamin Franklin—an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of recovery. The pandemic has upended our lives and has been especially tough on small businesses in a number of ways. The one that concerns eMazzanti is the unique risk small businesses’ work from home policies pose to their technology security. In this post, we’ll outline the vulnerabilities a work from home environment creates as well as how small business owners can cover all bases…

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Cybersecurity Workshops Assessing 2021 Cyber-Threats Offered by eMazzanti

eMazzanti live virtual cybersecurity workshops to feature security and wireless experts on next steps to protect organizations and minimize work-from-home risk Hoboken, New Jersey (February 15, 2021) – eMazzanti Technologies, a specialist in cybersecurity, is hosting two informative cybersecurity workshops. The live virtual sessions describe and address the current landscape of cyber-threats and feature experts from WatchGuard Technologies. Cybersecurity Workshops The first virtual event entitled, “2021 Cyber Threat Landscape: What is Happening Now and What You Need to Know,” is scheduled February 19, 2021 at 11:00 am EST. In this session, Marc Laliberte, WatchGuard Senior Security Analyst, will deliver an interactive…

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How Retail Cybersecurity Can Adapt to the 2021 New Normal

The retail industry, having learned to co-exist with a global pandemic, saw significant changes in 2020. Foremost among them is a major shift to the eCommerce channel. For those smaller retailers new to eCommerce technology, shopping and payment apps, and work-from-home technology, retail cybersecurity challenges have become much more of a concern for 2021. 2021 Cybersecurity Threats Trustwave’s 2020 Global Security Report found that 24% of all cyberattacks targeted retailers, the most of any industry. Alarmingly, the new normal of eCommerce and work from home (for back office staff) makes retail even more of a target than it was a…

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Engage a Personal Cyber Security Trainer for the New Year

In our previous post, we listed three common cyber security threats with security best practices and cyber-security solutions that simplify your life while reducing the risk of an energy-draining security breach. Again, we encourage you to engage your personal cyber security trainer to improve your security health for the new year. Until you attend that life-changing meeting, here are three more common cyber security threats you face with security best practices and solutions to help keep you in shape. Remote Employee Threats As remote work multiplies employee locations, your workforce will be less and less protected by your network security…

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