Understanding HIPAA: What’s Protected?

While many small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the healthcare sector are concerned with caring for patients and servicing their needs, they also need to think about protecting their data. The Health Insurance Portability and [...]

2021-07-23T15:40:48+00:00July 23rd, 2021|Tech Briefs|

What the Colonial Pipeline Attack Means for SMBs

Last month, people across the East Coast of the United States waited in long lines at the gas pump after a ransomware cyberattack crippled a significant gas pipeline that delivers nearly half of the fuel [...]

2021-07-07T14:25:04+00:00July 9th, 2021|Tech Briefs|

Knowing Yourself Is Critical to Preventing Ransomware Attacks

The past few weeks have brought news of ransomware attacks across various U.S. industries.  On May 7, the operator of Colonial Oil Pipeline was hit with ransomware, forcing them to shutter operations for a few [...]

2021-07-07T14:21:18+00:00July 7th, 2021|Tech Briefs|

4 Ways to Get Your Employees to Care About Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is an issue many business owners try to put off for as long as possible. The subject matter is complex, and in their eyes, they’d rather focus on what generates revenue. But if they [...]

2021-06-25T17:25:37+00:00June 25th, 2021|Tech Briefs|

HIPAA’s Security Rule: What SMBs Should Know

Any SMB that works with healthcare clients — or is one themselves — has likely run into the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations. HIPAA is a federal statute that is designed to [...]

2021-06-11T15:08:07+00:00June 11th, 2021|Tech Briefs|

Why SMBs Should Go Virtual with the CISO Role

Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) may not be the most famous people in the technology world.  Most likely, you cannot name the CISO of Facebook, Microsoft, Google, or any other tech company, for that matter. [...]

2021-06-07T17:52:56+00:00June 7th, 2021|Tech Briefs|

5 Benefits of Outsourcing Your IT Support

When it comes to technology and IT, you don’t have to be alone. Many SMBs are now turning to companies like managed service providers (MSPs) to take over many critical IT functions and support their [...]

2021-05-21T16:48:34+00:00May 21st, 2021|Tech Briefs|

COVID-19 Uncovers New Cyber Threats for Businesses, According to New Report

It turns out the rapid transition to remote work wasn’t the only significant effect on businesses over the past year. As many companies rapidly shifted overnight to working from home, they also opened themselves to [...]

2021-05-07T19:08:58+00:00May 7th, 2021|Tech Briefs|

Industry 4.0 in a Post-COVID-19 World

The COVID-19 crisis stretched manufacturing and other industries to their limits as challenges in the supply chain resulted in shortages of toilet paper, sanitizer, and other critical items. As one data point to the pandemic’s [...]

2021-04-23T15:48:43+00:00April 23rd, 2021|Tech Briefs|

Understanding Cannabis Cybersecurity

With the recent legalizations of recreational marijuana in New Jersey and New York, the cannabis industry is poised to grow quickly.  For the most part, this is excellent news.  However, as the industry grows, so [...]

2021-05-07T18:08:03+00:00April 20th, 2021|Tech Briefs|
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