Category: IT Policies and Controls

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How Third-Party Risks Impact the Supply Chain

A systematic approach to third-party risk management is needed for more effective supply chain management. Click here to learn more about third-party risk.

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15 Misconceptions About Supply Chain Cybersecurity

Comments or concerns regarding cybersecurity can often be myths or misconceptions. This article explains why inaccurate conclusions and misconceptions about cybersecurity are common contributors to disruption within supply chains.

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Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (aka CMMC)

CMMC aims to become a verification mechanism for protecting Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and establishing cybersecurity controls on Defense Industrial Base (DIB).

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Why Should Executives Care About Phishing?

This well-defined cybercrime process efficiently focuses criminal efforts toward high payoff activities. These tactics are not limited to those inside the company, as board members, accounting firms, and law firms also store and transmit sensitive business data and are also susceptible to targeted attacks.

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Why Is Penetration Testing Important?

The documented frequency of cyber attacks against the U.S. manufacturing industry continues to increase year over year, as do the financial losses from the successful breaches. Click here to learn more about avoidance.

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What to Include in a Written IT Security Policy

Business leaders must reassess their information security requirements and management processes as modern cyber threats grow in frequency and sophistication. Many companies focus on integrating advanced cybersecurity tools and third-party services. However, it’s essential to recognize the vital role written IT security policies play in protecting digital assets and sensitive data. These guiding documents help…
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Ransomware Protection: How to Survive a Cyber Attack

As the manufacturing industry continues to grow, so does the need for increased cybersecurity. Ransomware protection is one way to ensure your business is secure. Click here to learn more.

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Reduce Your Risk with Threat and Vulnerability Management

With an increased need for active vulnerability management, do you know your business is being protected? Click here to read about the 3 most common vulnerabilities & how to address them.

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Why It’s Important to Have Information Security Standards

As companies worldwide continue to ramp up their data collection, storage, and analysis capabilities, the risk of large-scale cybersecurity incidents grows increasingly severe. Modern cyber criminals utilize various hacking techniques to gain access to critical infrastructure and sensitive data stores, capitalizing on network vulnerabilities, human error, and lackluster IT security frameworks. Organizations that take a…
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4 Steps for Cyberattack Prevention and Security

4 Steps for Cyber Attack Prevention and Security

Digital technologies have become an invaluable source of productivity and financial growth for organizations worldwide. Still, the push for increased IT investment has also introduced a wide range of security concerns. The growing frequency and sophistication of cyber attacks have left many companies scrambling to modernize their network and system infrastructures, insulate their critical assets,…
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