October is National Cybersecurity Month

October 2, 2017
by Jessica Massey

It’s time to bring awareness to cybersecurity.

Every October, we take time to make sure businesses and their employees have the resources necessary to be safe online. Cybersecurity by definition, is the body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs, and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access.

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Within the past couple of months, we’ve seen an increase in enterprise sized companies being breached for their data. As you may be well aware of our nation’s most recent Equifax breach. Being aware of what cybersecurity is and what you can do to prevent a hack is just the beginning. In order to keep your company safe from attacks, you’re going to want a team of skilled cybersecurity professionals to consistently protect your infrastructures.

Below is a list of links we’ve complied to help you better understand what cybersecurity is and how you can implement it into your business plan.

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Homeland Security: https://www.dhs.gov/topic/cybersecurity

TechTarget: http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/cybersecurity 

US-CERT: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/tips