How to Establish a Successful Risk Management Program

Posted on January 25, 2022 by Vito Nozza

With the record number of cyberattacks making national news, cybersecurity is top-of-mind for many business executives—but an effective cybersecurity strategy involves more than just awareness of possible threats. It’s important that your organization is prepared for the inevitability of facing cyberthreats.

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Building the Right Path to Cloud

Posted on January 18, 2022 by ConvergeOne

While many organizations have begun their cloud journeys, most are nowhere near complete. No matter where you happen to be in your cloud journey, it is important that you set priorities and identify optimal outcomes before advancing any further. By taking the time to develop—or refine—a comprehensive cloud strategy that addresses your specific business needs, you will ensure that you are receiving the greatest possible value from your cloud investment.

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How to Build a Cyber-Aware Organization

Posted on December 21, 2021 by Chris Ripkey + Vito Nozza

While the increased risk of cyber-attacks, further fueled by the pandemic, is in the news daily, too many organizations continue to lag in their planning and preparedness. There are countless stories of entities across the business and societal landscape, from big corporations to hospitals to schools, navigating data breaches and other forms of cyber-attacks that put their organizations, employees and stakeholders at risk. Cybercriminals are always looking for their next target and their tactics are continually evolving. The question is how to keep one step ahead or, at the very least, to keep pace with best practices?

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Is Your Organization Vulnerable to a Ransomware Attack?

Posted on November 16, 2021 by Chris Ripkey

Ransomware is currently headline news and rightly so. Technology professionals around the globe have observed recent spikes in this form of cybercrime with alarm. The sheer volume of ransomware attacks in the first six months of 2021 is said to have eclipsed the 12-month total for 2020 and show little sign of slowing.

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13 Steps to Incident Response Success

Posted on October 28, 2021 by Vito Nozza

I’ve been known to use quotes to inspire or strengthen my message, so here goes: “The sky is falling, the sky is falling” (The Remarkable Story of Chicken Little, 1840). Believe it or not, this Chicken Little quote has significance to businesses: If you are not ready for incidents, individuals will go into a panic and act like the sky is falling. Preventing this is the main focus of an incident response plan (IRP), which takes control of events that could cause catastrophic harm to your organization in advance so that you do not panic when they actually occur.

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Well, a Disaster Happened. Now What?

Posted on October 19, 2021 by Vito Nozza

Disasters. They can mean different things to different companies. One company might be scrambling without any sense of direction during a malware attack; another company might be as cool as a cucumber. The difference is having a plan in place and the right personnel to help fulfill it. Franz Kafka, a major figure in 20th-century literature, stated, “Better to have and not need than to need and not have.”

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Business Continuity: Are You Sure You’re Ready?

Posted on October 14, 2021 by Vito Nozza

Oscar Wilde once stated, “To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.” In continuing our look into being prepared during Cybersecurity Awareness Month, our second installment will focus on business continuity, what it entails, and the ongoing process to ensure it doesn’t become a "set it and forget it.”

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Are You Prepared?

Posted on October 5, 2021 by Vito Nozza

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but it’s about more than just awareness. It’s important that your organization is prepared for the inevitability of facing cyberthreats.

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Moreno Valley Unified School District Empowers Students with Cyber Academic Pathway Program

Posted on September 28, 2021 by Zeina Ammar

Moreno Valley Unified School District (MVUSD) has developed a highly successful Cyber Academic Pathway program that was recently profiled in SynED’s Agents of Change: Cybersecurity Career Pathways in the Inland Empire.

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Tips for Keeping Your Hybrid Workforce Secure

Posted on September 15, 2021 by ConvergeOne

Earlier this year, ConvergeOne’s Gabrielle Lukianchuk (Vice President, Marketing) and Tim Femister (Vice President, Digital Infrastructure) were featured on Designing Spaces airing on Lifetime TV. The segment (which you can watch here) centered around hybrid working trends and the security issues that have arisen due to the major shift in the way we work over the past year.

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