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Responding to the Equifax Data Breach and How to Prevent Similar Attacks

Responding to the Equifax Data Breach and How to Prevent Similar Attacks

There has been no shortage of cybersecurity breaches and attacks in recent years, however when a cyber breach as large as the Equifax data breach takes place, it certainly makes you wonder, “How does that happen and how can I prevent it from happening to my company?” While data breaches and cybersecurity attacks are increasing at […]

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Disgruntled Employee Turns Active Shooter at Charleston Restaurant

Disgruntled Employee Turns Active Shooter at Charleston Restaurant

I cannot for the life of me picture someone coming into my office and killing people, however, just because I cannot imagine it, doesn’t mean that it couldn’t happen. People tend to believe what they want to believe and often times, it’s that they are immune to disaster. The reality of that belief is, you […]

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Preparing for an Earthquake: 3 Simple Steps to Protect Your Business

Preparing for an Earthquake: 3 Simple Steps to Protect Your Business

Unlike hurricanes and tornadoes, there is no “earthquake season.” Earthquakes can happen without any warning, which makes them not only terrifying, but difficult to prepare for. A popular tourist area in China was recently shaken by a powerful earthquake that killed 19 people and injured 247 late Tuesday, August 8th. 2,800 people were evacuated from […]

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The Ripple Effect

The Ripple Effect

We spend a lot of time planning for cybersecurity attacks, workplace violence and many other incidents, but what we have learned from the Washington tunnel collapse is that you just cannot predict everything. Tuesday, May 9th, all non-essential workers were evacuated when a section of an underground tunnel containing railcars filled with radioactive waste collapsed. […]

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SEC Issues Cybersecurity Alert After WannaCry Spreads Worldwide

SEC Issues Cybersecurity Alert After WannaCry Spreads Worldwide

Due to the worldwide ransomware attack, WannaCry, which began spreading to over 150 countries on May 12, 2017, the SEC issued a cybersecurity ransomware alert on May 17, 2017. According to the Risk Alert, hackers are using Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol, Windows Server Message Block version 1, phishing emails and malicious websites in order to […]

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San Bernardino School Shooting Sparks Need for School Safety Plans and Active Shooter Trainings

San Bernardino School Shooting Sparks Need for School Safety Plans and Active Shooter Trainings

School Safety has always been a priority, however because school related violence is so unpredictable, it can seem challenging for schools to be 100% prepared for a potential attack. Monday, April 10th, an elementary school in San Bernardino, California fell victim to a school shooting. A man came into the school where he shot and killed his estranged wife along […]

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