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compliance and ftc standards for automotive dealerships

Compliance & FTC Standards for Automotive Dealerships

Automotive dealerships must comply with data security standards the FTC sets to protect customer information. Criteria include risk assessment, safeguards, employee training, and compliance with third-party service providers. Noncompliance may result in fines and damage to reputation. A comprehensive data security program is needed to ensure compliance and avoid breaches.

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edr vs antivirus

EDR vs. Antivirus

Information security has been the top priority for organizations and individuals since the internet revolutionized our lives. As cyber threats continue to evolve, technologies are also developing to help keep networks and systems safe. Two technologies that gained traction in recent years are Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) and Antivirus (AV). So, what is the difference between EDR vs. Antivirus? In this blog, we will break down the differences.

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does my business need a security risk assessment

Does My Business Need a Security Risk Assessment?

Businesses of all sizes can benefit from regularly scheduling security risk assessments. These assessments can help identify potential threats and vulnerabilities that could put your company at risk. By understanding the risks you face, you can take steps to mitigate them and protect your business. Security risk assessments are especially important in today’s digital age. With the rise of cybercrime, it is more essential than ever to ensure your business is secure.

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difference between ransomware and data breaches

Difference Between Ransomware and Data Breaches

Information technology is constantly evolving, and unfortunately, so are the ways cybercriminals exploit businesses and individuals. One of the most common threats to data security is ransomware. It is a type of malware that encrypts files or blocks access to them until victims pay a ransom. Although ransomware is often confused with data breaches, there are some important distinctions between the two.

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the most common ransomware threats today

The Most Common Ransomware Threats Today

Ransomware is a type of malware that encrypts files on your computer, making them inaccessible. The attacker then demands a ransom, typically in the form of cryptocurrency, in exchange for the decryption key. In some cases, the attackers may also threaten to release sensitive information or publicly humiliate victims if they do not pay the ransom. Ransomware can spread through malicious email attachments, exploit kits, and drive-by-downloads.

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new research for blackberry reveals organizations in all sectors lack tools and teams to address cybersecurity threats

New Research for BlackBerry Reveals Organizations in All Sectors Lack Tools and Teams to Address Cybersecurity Threats

Foundry’s report found that the most pressing challenges facing cybersecurity professionals are maintaining strong security and integrating modern technology, with managing XDR as an important missing link. BlackBerry published a survey of 405 senior IT, networking, and security decision-makers in the US, Canada, and the UK. According to the survey, 83% of organizations agreed that developing cybersecurity services is expensive due to the required tools, licenses, and personnel.

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how to secure saas applications

How to Secure SaaS Applications

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications are becoming an increasingly common way to deliver software. The shift from traditional on-premises software delivery models benefits companies of all sizes. They can take advantage of a cost-effective and efficient way to access important business data. However, with this increased use of SaaS comes the need to ensure the security of these applications, plus the associated customer data stored within them.

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what is an external vulnerability scan

What is an External Vulnerability Scan?

Modern attackers are sophisticated and well-organized. They are continually finding new ways to attack businesses and organizations. Therefore, it is essential for companies to employ the latest tools and technologies to protect their systems and data. An external vulnerability scan is one valuable tool in this arsenal. In this blog, we will discuss what an external vulnerability scan is and its importance in safeguarding a company’s information.

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sec bumping up requirements for licensed security professionals

SEC Bumping Up Requirements for Licensed Security Professionals

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it is going to be making changes to the requirements for professionals holding a license to work in the securities industry. The new measures focus on protecting investors and improving the overall operation of the securities market. SEC is currently accepting public comment on the proposed rule and will make a final decision later this year. What does this mean for you? Keep reading to find out.

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preparing for cyber insurance

Preparing for Cyber Insurance

Preparing for cyber insurance is an important part of any business’s risk management strategy. Cyber insurance is a type of insurance that help protect businesses from the financial losses resulting from a cyber-attack. It can cover expenses such as the cost of investigating the breach, restoring data, and providing credit monitoring services for customers. In addition, it can help cover the costs of lawsuits that may arise from the incident.

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