The Top Cybersecurity Best Practices To Follow In 2019

Posted by Jason Riddle on Apr 4, 2019 1:20:00 PM

Identifying and utilizing cybersecurity best practices is infinitely more complicated than it was a few years ago. Between constant patch updates, attacks that have never been seen before, and new compliance mandates, there’s a lot to balance while managing security operations. So, how can you ensure that your company is keeping up with the latest in cybersecurity best practices?

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Topics: cybersecurity, incident response, data security, cybersecurity operations

Defeating Social Engineering Attacks: Cybersecurity Training Is Key

Posted by Jason Riddle on Apr 4, 2019 7:01:00 AM

Social engineering is an insidious – and highly successful – method of data theft. Training users to spot social engineering attacks is the key to beating them.

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Topics: cybersecurity, cyber attack, data security, cybersecurity operations, social engineering

How To Prevent A Data Breach In Your Healthcare Organization

Posted by Jason Riddle on Apr 2, 2019 3:01:04 PM

Now that most of the healthcare industry is utilizing electronic health records (EHRs), it has made it easier than ever for patients and providers to capture, analyze, interpret, and share health data. The importance of electronic data in healthcare also means that the prevention of data security breaches in healthcare has never been so important.

In this blog post, we'll discuss how you can protect your healthcare organization against a breach of your sensitive patient data.

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Topics: incident response, data breach, data security, healthcare, healthcare IT

6 Ways to Improve Your Small Business IT Strategy

Posted by Jason Riddle on Mar 7, 2019 9:43:12 AM

In this feature article for MIS Training Institute (MISTI), Cybermaxx’s Jason Riddle weighs in on the topic of how to manage your small-to-medium business IT strategy on a limited budget, specifically focusing on the advantages of working alongside a managed security services provider (MSSP).

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Topics: incident response, data security, cybersecurity operations, MSSP, managed security services, small business

Is It Time To Evaluate Managed IT Security Services Providers?

Posted by Jason Riddle on Mar 3, 2019 8:42:00 AM

A Ponemon study found that the average time it takes for a business to identify a data breach is 191 days - that’s more than 6 months. Concern over the impact of successful cyber attacks is widespread, and they also found that less than half of IT security practitioners surveyed believe they can protect their organizations from cyber threats.

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Topics: cybersecurity, data security, cybersecurity operations, MSSP, managed security services

The Top Healthcare Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Involving Employees

Posted by Jason Riddle on Mar 2, 2019 7:45:00 AM

When you hear the term ‘healthcare cybersecurity,’ your mind probably thinks of data and computers and all of the hackers and malware that are trying to corrupt networks across the globe.

However, Healthcare Cybersecurity is as much about your employees as it is the technology. A large number of breaches are due to the simple mishandling of information by employees who are simply not paying attention.

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Topics: cybersecurity, data breach, cyber attack, data security, healthcare, healthcare IT

5 Actions To Take To Avoid A Data Breach

Posted by Jason Riddle on Mar 1, 2019 7:15:00 AM

 

With cybercrime damage costs expected to hit a staggering $6 trillion annually by 2021, it's more important than ever to make sure you're taking the appropriate preventative measures to avoid a data breach.

If your organization is to succeed where the threat of a cyber attack looms constantly, consider these five tips to ensure you're adequately prepared.

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Topics: incident response, data breach, data security, cybersecurity operations, MSSP, managed security services

This Could Be Why You're Overwhelmed With Data Security

Posted by Jason Riddle on Feb 23, 2019 7:16:00 AM


With sophisticated hackers, compliance regulations and security tools that fail, security departments are undeniably overwhelmed with data security. And that’s just the data security part of what they do.

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Topics: Blog, cybersecurity, cyber attack, data security, cybersecurity operations

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