2018 Cyber security Review

2018 has been a year in which we have had some good news, like increased awareness of cyber risks and a decrease in overall breaches. However, this also comes with bad news as more breaches fall into the mega-breach category and more scams become personalized for each company. Some of the sectors that saw the most — and largest — breaches were healthcare providers and financial institutions. These breaches cost companies hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars to recover from. Here’s a look back at the biggest takeaways from 2018. Mega-breaches The number of breaches overall has gone down, which would seem like a win. However, more breaches are…

Why There Should Be More Women In Cybersecurity

The STEM fields have long been dominated by males, from entry-level to CEO. This is beginning to change as more young girls and women are taking an interest in and pursuing careers in this field. But many of them are met with similar prejudice to that faced by many other women entering male-dominated fields. Companies that follow this trend will continue to see the growing talent gaps that exist in today’s IT landscape. According to TechBeacon, an estimated one million security jobs worldwide are unfilled. It is time to open our eyes to the possibilities and talent that is brought by opening the door to women in the cybersecurity field.…

CRM For The Future

Customer relationship management (CRM) systems manage a company’s interaction with current and potential customers. They analyze data on customers’ history with a company to improve business relationships with customers, retain customers and ultimately drive sales growth. CRM is a thriving, turbocharged industry with a promising future, and most companies have already adopted at least a few CRM apps. CRM has exciting new developments that are likely to come about in the next year or so, which means now is the time to jump on the CRM train as the systems become easier to use and yield more results. If you want to implement CRM, consider looking at our blog to…

Prepare Your Business For Cybersecurity Changes In 2019

As the end of the year nears, it’s time to start looking ahead to 2019. We have compiled a list of predictions from experts around the industry on what they see as the biggest changes to expect next year. As technology and security evolve, the threat from cyber criminals heightens as well. Being aware and knowledgeable of the potential threats this upcoming year will help you make the right decisions to stay secure. Overall, keeping up with cyber hygiene is going to be an important factor in 2019. Educating staff on the necessity of cyber hygiene will go hand-in-hand with continuous monitoring. You can read our blog here to learn…