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Biweekly Cybersecurity Newsletter - Sept 14th, 2016

Simple steps to secure your devices and data

It’s not easy protecting your devices and data these days. The threats are evolving, becoming increasingly sophisticated and costly and affecting more people. What’s considered to be the best advice can soon become obsolete as criminals develop new methods. And the more data we put online, the more devices we connect and the more things we do on the internet, the more we have at risk. But as difficult as it may be, it’s important to try to protect yourself. Here are some of the simple steps one can take to secure devices and data.

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Trends in Cyber Security Threats & How to Prevent Them

The truth about cyber attacks? Hackers are very persistent. Even as companies come up with new, stronger means to defend themselves, hackers will work even harder to find holes in those defenses. Once on a computer, the threat will tend to show little to no symptoms so it can survive for a prolonged period undetected. In general, online criminals are trying to make their money as quickly and easily as possible. The more difficult you make their job, the more likely they are to leave you alone and move on to an easier target. With every new patch, hackers will be trying to find a way through it. The key to staying ahead of attackers is to stay informed. Find here the types and variety of attacks that can occur, along with some recommended steps to take, to reduce susceptibility to these threats and safeguard yourself against them.

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3 Golden Rules For Managing Third-Party Security Risk

There are myriad security risks in giving third-party vendors access to your network and valuable and sensitive corporate data. Although organizations know they should take their own cyber security seriously, they often overlook the one at third parties. If a third party gets hacked, your company can lose vital business data, and confidential employee information can be compromised. Some of the most devastating breaches in the past few years have been rooted in the security weaknesses of third parties, and in fact, hackers themselves admit that contractors are often their primary target. Although it may be impossible to eliminate third-party security risks altogether, one can do a better job of containing them through prudent planning, regardless of company’s size or IT budget. Check out 3 golden rules a company can take to reduce the risk of data breach when it comes to working with third parties.

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Cybersecurity: 5 tips to build your data breach shield

Cyber criminals are leaving no stones unturned as we witness a number of high profile attacks on various sectors – healthcare, finance, media – just to name a few. Yet, organizations and even governments, are turning a blind eye to these threats and are still relying on traditional methods of cybersecurity that were not designed to tackle the sophisticated threats present today. Sure, there is no one size fits all when it comes to cybersecurity. However, there are some well tested guidelines and best practices that will keep any organization on the right track towards a comprehensive and robust cybersecurity infrastructure. Here are 5 tips to build your data breach shield.

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Upcoming Events!

Health Information Technology Committee and Safety and Security Committee Meeting - September 22nd, 2016

24By7Security Sponsoring & Founder Sanjay Deo Speaking at St. Thomas University, Miami Gardens, Florida.

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Cybersecurity Day @ NSU - October 20th, 2016

24By7Security Sponsoring & Founder Sanjay Deo Speaking at Nova SouthEastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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5th Annual ITPalooza South Florida - December 8th, 2016

24By7Security Sponsoring & Founder Sanjay Deo Speaking at  Signature Grand, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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24By7Security, Inc. is a full service Cybersecurity strategy, implementation, operations and training firm.  We provide Cybersecurity and compliance related services across all functions of the enterprise. Our services include CFPB/DFA, FIPA, FERPA, GLBA, HIPAA, PCI, SOX, and others.

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