Meeting Planners Need to Take Cybersecurity Seriously

Newsflash: Most event organizers spend more time worrying about physical security for their conferences rather than the disruptor that can really impact it: hackers. Why? Because they think everyone else has cybersecurity handled, from the hotel to the AV/IT company they hired. Truth be told, you need to start weaving the right cybersecurity measures into your event. And not next year, next quarter or next month. You need to do it today. Hackers are constantly looking for easy-to-crack networks where data is plentiful. These bad actors have one or more agenda items in mind, including: • Stealing the identities of […]

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2018 Predicted Information Security Threats and What to do About Them

If you thought 2017 was difficult for data breaches, just wait until 2018 is upon us. It is estimated there will be more breaches, both in quantity and volume of data records. It is also expected that companies will be sued for such violations, as is the case with the recently disclosed breaches with Uber. The Information Security Forum (ISF) forecasts that next year will bring an increase in data breaches due to 6 major security threats identified below along with tips about what your organization can do to head them off at the pass.   2018 Top Information Security […]

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Think You Can Hire Cybersecurity Talent? Think Again

If you know someone in the Information Technology field, they are probably commanding the salary they want at a company they enjoy working for. However, there is one exception: cybersecurity talent. Multiply a normal IT salary cap by several fold and increase the demand of this talent to the point of negative return, and hiring cybersecurity talent quickly becomes untenable for any small company. Today’s blog post will look at the demand for IT talent in general, what colleges and employers are doing about it in the long run, and why you should consider outsourcing prevention, monitoring and training to […]

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