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A CEOs Guide to Artificial Intelligence

Today’s CEOs are increasingly being asked to lead their business into a data-driven world, but does that mean that immersive courses in understanding the technology are crucial? Not necessarily — in fact, it’s much more important that CEOs understand the potential of the technology and how to drive culture change throughout their organization. While Artificial […]

Top Ways to Avoid Phishing Scams (Including Spear Phishing)

Phishing scams — and, increasingly, spear-phishing scams — are the number one way that cyber hackers gain access to closed computer systems, steal information and money, and corrupt data. Let’s take a look at what phishing and spear-phishing scams really are, how you can spot them, and how to help your organization avoid their highly […]

How To Combat Cybercrime On A Small Business Budget?

If there’s one thing that most small businesses have in common, it’s a limited budget to invest in infrastructure. Yet failing to devote any resources to securing your technology can put the company itself at risk. Understanding the specific ways that small businesses are vulnerable to cybercrime — and how these dangers can be combatted […]

8 Ways Cybercriminals Make Your Firewall And Antivirus Useless

Having the right cybersecurity technology is just a part of doing business in today’s world. In fact, security solutions like firewalls and antivirus software accounted for $23 billion in annual revenue – it’s likely that you contributed to that in some small way. But are they really worth your money? There’s no disputing the need […]

Arming the Next Generation of Cyber Warriors

There are everyday warriors in businesses across the country, but these individuals may never have worn the uniform of their country. This next generation of cyber warriors is being groomed by organizations of all sizes in an attempt to overcome the growing skills gap in the cybersecurity world. While many current cybersecurity analysts started in […]

Is Ransomware A Threat to My Business?

What is ransomware? Ransomware is an unusual type of threat because it holds your files for ransom while leaving your systems essentially otherwise operational. A piece of malicious software enters your network and applies an encryption algorithm to your computer files, rendering them unavailable. The files are still there, and you can see them in a file […]

How Cybercriminals Con Businesses In 2019

Is someone out there pretending to represent your business to make money? Don’t laugh. It happens. Business identity theft is a growing concern for many companies across the US. According to a recent study by Dun & Bradstreet, business identity theft, also called commercial or corporate identity theft, was up 46 percent in 2017. The CEO, Mary Ellen […]

What Is The CMO’s Role In IT For 2020 And Beyond?

The role of the CMO has changed dramatically in recent years, and the push for more integration of marketing and technology shows no signs of stopping. With 2020 just around the corner, it is worthwhile to look more closely at how CMOs are doing their jobs today—and what the future holds for those serving as […]

How CEOs Can Use Their Blog To Communicate With Staff & Customers

As a CEO, you have tremendous influence over your company’s brand, messaging, values and strategies. You also have a personal brand that increasingly today needs its own shaping, nurturing and feeding. One powerful way to improve your personal brand and your company’s messaging is to have your own blog. Your voice, insights, opinions and news […]

How to Stop Your CEO from Becoming a Phishing Target

How to Stop Your CEO from Becoming a Phishing Target Business fraud affects businesses of all types and sizes, and there are no individuals within your business that are truly immune from the possibility of a targeted attack. However, there are some people who are more prone to an attack, simply because of the high […]