The importance of a simplified approach to security As cybercriminals continue to find new ways to breach security defenses, keeping your organization secure may start to feel overwhelming. Security teams are constantly striving to stay ahead, but it can be difficult to decide what to prioritize. So, in a sea of new security products and recommendations, how can small and … [Read more...] about SMB Cybersecurity: More products, more problems?
It’s commonly agreed that what makes an organization stand out most are its people. Most business leaders will highlight their team members’ contributions before anything else – after all, it’s not a building or a service or a product that makes an organization. It’s the people. However, when it comes to security, legacy would dictate that the opposite appears to be true. … [Read more...] about SMB Cybersecurity: The benefits of gamified security awareness training
A plan isn’t successful until it’s put to the test. When it comes to your incident response plan, frequent tabletop exercises are recommended. Given that this takes time and resources, it may be tempting to put incident response planning on the back burner and use your limited resources on more immediate concerns. For small and medium businesses, there is a misconception that … [Read more...] about SMB Myth Busting: Do smaller organizations care about incident response?
As discussed in last week’s article, there are several myths surrounding the cybersecurity of small and medium sized businesses. One common misconception is that SMBs face different, or fewer, threats than larger organizations. Too often it is assumed that attackers won’t target smaller organizations because there is less pay-off. But is this mentality justified, or does it … [Read more...] about SMB Myth Busting: Do smaller organizations face different cyberattacks?
The security industry has sometimes underestimated small and medium sized businesses. Several myths haunt SMBs, leading to the misconception that they don’t take security as seriously as larger organizations. But thanks to a recent survey, data collected from almost 500 SMBs (defined here as organizations with 250-499 employees) reveals a different story. In a recent Cisco Chat … [Read more...] about SMB Cybersecurity: The Real Benefits of a Top-Down Approach