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How To Prevent Cyberattacks Against The Supply Chain

What Manufacturing, Distribution, Logistics, and Retail Companies Need to Know to Protect Their Business Over the past two years we have experienced unprecedented disruption to the global supply chain. There are many issues impacting manufacturing, distribution, logistics, and retail companies, ranging from employee shortages to cyberattacks. As the country’s ports increasingly rely on technology, there

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Six Priorities To Strengthen Your Financial Institution In 2022

With 2022 underway, much of the macro environment continues to evolve amidst uncertainties including inflation, regulatory changes, “The Great Resignation”, and continued impacts of Covid-19. Leaders at financial institutions must focus on controlling what they can, including these six priorities to strengthen and grow their organizations. 1) The Virtual Experience The past two years have

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Why Every CEO Needs A Strategic IT Consultant

Information technology is integrated into every area of business today. It is used to create efficiency, improve customer service, mitigate risk and drive growth opportunities. Companies in all industries can leverage IT to give themselves a competitive advantage in the marketplace. The challenge is how. With IT evolving so rapidly, many mid-sized businesses don’t have the time

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Tips To Avoid Cyber Threats This Holiday Season

According to Insider Intelligence, retail e-commerce sales in the U.S. are expected to jump 35.8 percent this holiday season. With online shopping at an all-time high during the holiday season, businesses and employees must take the necessary precautions to avoid phishing schemes, suspicious websites and similar threats. Why Is Cybersecurity So Important During The Holidays?

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Benefits Of Governance, Risk & Compliance

Governance, risk and compliance (GRC) are three disciplines that can help ensure that a company meets its objectives. This structured approach aims to align IT with business objectives. It can also help businesses better manage risks and meet specific compliance requirements. When a governance, risk and compliance strategy is well-planned and effectively implemented, GRC can

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What To Look For In An IT Strategy Consulting Firm

It’s not uncommon for middle-market companies to operate without a CIO. Often, companies in that space have an IT manager or IT director but lack someone who sits in the executive suite and reports directly to the CEO. One reason for this is cost. Many middle-market companies cannot afford another C-suite executive, even if they

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How To Implement Your Cyber Risk Management Plan

Today’s ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape poses challenges for even the most skilled IT teams. Organizations are tasked with keeping systems and architectures secure while also meeting stringent compliance requirements. When faced with a multitude of obstacles, organizations must find new strategies to manage risk. One of the best ways to identify, evaluate and address a company’s

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What To Look For In A Cyber Risk Management Firm

Cybersecurity risk management is a top priority for businesses in nearly every industry. According to a Global Application and Network Security Report, businesses recovering from a severe cyber attack face an average loss of more than $1 million. Although most organizations are aware of the cyber threats they face, few have implemented the proper measures

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Why Is Cybersecurity Important?

On average, hacker attacks occur every 39 seconds, according to a study from the University of Maryland Clark School of Engineering. The after-effects of a cybersecurity event can be substantial and may include financial losses, reputational damage, operational disruptions, and possible legal ramifications. What Is Cybersecurity? Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting private systems, networks,

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