Top Six Cybersecurity Tips for Small to Mid-sized Businesses

The impact of a major cyber-attack to an organization’s brand, reputation, and business operations can be catastrophic — within 6 months of getting hacked, 60% of small businesses go out of business. Here are the top 6 Cybersecurity tips for small to mid-sized businesses to better secure themselves. 

Sustainable cybersecurity

Paola Saibene talks about sustainable cybersecurity and it’s importance to organizations. Tools and Cybersecurity expertise are no longer enough.You should build solid and lasting ecosystems between business and IT, for the purpose of creating a ‘threat prepared’ culture in all areas of your organization. This makes you more sustainable, creates intelligent redundancies, reduces drastically your cost, and minimizes your risk.

3 areas the healthcare industry needs to pay attention to better protect themselves

The healthcare industry has been the #1 target for cyber attacks. Paola Saibene talks about the three areas that the healthcare industry needs to pay attention to better protect themselves.

What's your cybersecurity maturity score?

Is cybersecurity a part of your organization’s culture? Do you have the required processes, trained resources and technology in place to prevent a data breach? How mature is your organization’s cybersecurity program? If you don’t know, than you can now utilize an automated tool to find out.  Cyberator is an all-in-one cybersecurity tool that simplifies the complexity of assessments, by leveraging its intelligence in merging and mapping cybersecurity frameworks against the existing and future posture of your organization. Maturity matrix doesn’t just show how things are broken: It also provides a basic roadmap for organizations that wish to change their culture.

Protect Yourself From Social Engineering

Social engineering, in the context of information security, is the art of manipulating people so they give up confidential information. This is a type of confidence trick for the purpose of vital information gathering. It is a term that describes a non-technical attack that relies on human interaction and tricking people to break normal security procedures. Criminals have been using social engineering tactics because it is comparatively easier that other attacks. The most important thing you can do to prevent being socially engineered yourself is to always be as vigilant as you can and being aware of common tricks puts you one step ahead of the game. Just to give you an idea of how easy it is to obtain someone’s password, watch this video.