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Why Cybersecurity Matters for your Small Business

It is a well-documented fact that small businesses are targeted most often by cyberattacks. In fact, according to a recent Senate Judiciary Hearing, three out of four cybersecurity incidents in the US were targeted at small businesses. The Senators also pointed out that malicious actors do not always target companies with deep pockets.

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DHS launched CTMS to Curb Cybersecurity Crunch

The Biden-Harris administration is taking several key actions to strengthen American cybersecurity defenses. The talent shortage in cybersecurity is one of the significant challenges every industry is currently facing. In an attempt to address this challenge, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is planning to hire about 150 mission-critical roles across 2022.

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Improving Cybersecurity In Agriculture Sector

With more and more agriculture companies becoming ransomware attack victims, we can’t stress enough the importance of improving cybersecurity in the agriculture and food industries. Unlike other sectors, cyberattacks on agriculture can have grave consequences. Financial loss is just the least scary or the best possible consequence, with mass-scale food contamination, adulteration, food shortages, and supply-side open inflation topping the list.

Cybersecurity News Weekly Roundup (November 08-13)

This was the week the US government gave CMMC, a much-needed and welcome change. The new program, known as CMMC 2.0, has been launched and is aimed at reducing the regulatory burden for companies that supply to the defense industry by reducing the number of levels in CMMC.  

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How Do Experts Find Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities?

Cybersecurity is like an individual’s health: until something goes wrong, it’s taken for granted. However, given the recent string of attacks happening almost every day, we now know every organization must recognize the vulnerabilities in their infrastructure and how to fix them. Let us take a look at how experts find cybersecurity vulnerabilities and the… Read More »How Do Experts Find Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities?

Cybersecurity News Weekly Roundup (November 01-05)

Welcome to this week’s Weekly News roundup. Here we present the latest news and updates in the world of cybersecurity.   Microsoft Pledges to Decrease Cybersecurity Skills Shortage By 2025 Microsoft warns of rise in password sprays targeting cloud accounts A New Act passed towards securing the DHS software supply chain! CISA orders Federal Agencies… Read More »Cybersecurity News Weekly Roundup (November 01-05)

Microsoft Pledges to Decrease Cybersecurity Skills Shortage By 2025

The year 2021 has already witnessed a slew of attacks targeting businesses and governments. Foreign governments have interfered with the software supply chain, and cybercriminals have targeted hospitals and schools from the onset of COVID. Microsoft, which is part of the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative (JCDC), plans to take the responsibility to address the security… Read More »Microsoft Pledges to Decrease Cybersecurity Skills Shortage By 2025