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In a startling revelation, Microsoft confirmed that the Russia-linked group Midnight Blizzard has compromised its employee email accounts since November 2023. This breach, involving a group also linked to the SolarWinds hack, underscores the escalating cyber warfare landscape. #MidnightBlizzard #MicrosoftCybersecurity #RussiaLinkedHack #MicrosoftHacked...

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Safeguarding Client Data in Finance: Essential Cybersecurity Steps Before Tax Season

 

As tax season approaches, businesses, especially CPA firms, traders, and bankers, must prioritize securing their computer networks to protect the highly sensitive client data they handle. This is not only a matter of safeguarding their reputation but also of complying with increasingly stringent regulations.

 

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As businesses approach the end of the year, preparing for cybersecurity challenges in the coming year is paramount. Recent developments and trends highlight key areas where focus and improvement are essential. 1. Adapting to New SEC Cybersecurity Rules The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has introduced new cybersecurity rules that necessitate a change in how businesses handle risk management, governance, and incident...

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As we approach the end of 2023 and look towards 2024, the landscape of technology and cybersecurity is rapidly evolving. Businesses need to stay informed and take proactive steps to safeguard their digital assets. Here's a concise summary of actionable insights for businesses: Zero Trust Security Model: This model has become increasingly vital as organizations shift to hybrid and remote...

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Top 5 Reasons Why Investing in a Password Management System is Crucial Now Password management tools are software programs that put up enough security and safety mechanisms in place to ensure there’s no password breach. Your employees can use the program to generate random, high-security passwords as per the industry best practices. They don’t have to worry about remembering them either, because...

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Contact centers – the modern-day version of call centers that handle email, texting and chat, and other app communication alongside calling – are a critical part of customer relations, marketing, and sales for many businesses and organizations. Due to the amount of information they have on individuals, from contact information to billing, they are often a target by hackers. While...

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When it comes to ransomware, this cyberattack scheme isn't new, but it has become increasingly common over the past several years. Many of the viruses lurking out there steal data to be used for nefarious purposes, with the goal having long been to access important financial and personal data that can be sold off. Not ransomware. Ransomware generally does not...

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We have been working with the hospitality industry for quite some time. We've taken what we've learned and applied it to an industry we feel has been under-secured. Rightfully so. Now ransomware is targeting hospitality clients, from small privately-owned hotels and resorts to the biggest chains and names in the industry. Front desks, reservation systems, and even Wi-Fi is now...

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