Hurricane on the Horizon...Some Tips to Get You Properly Prepared
Attacks on Your Data…and How the Cloud can get You out of the Rain
Hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30. As we are amid the season, it is important for populations living in areas at risk of hurricane activity to keep front of mind what actions are needed to ensure proper preparation.
As a former federal agent, I have seen my share of hurricane aftermaths. During my time preforming executive protection for White House Cabinet members, I have visited multiple states post-hurricane landfall. These states include Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and New Jersey to name a few. During these visits, I witnessed firsthand the resilience efforts performed by federal & local governments, businesses, organizations, and individuals. With each visit, two things always resonated with me:
1. The sheer power of a hurricane; and,
2. The incredible difference proper preparation means.
Given that, here are a few important tips to help you prepare for a hurricane…
A Cybersecurity Primer for Healthcare Practices
It can be daunting without customer-oriented IT or security consultants to break down components and how they fit the new universe of data and storage. You’ve heard of the “cloud,” you likely have it for you phone and even your home computer, you know it’s the current go-to solution for businesses rather than hard storage and bulky servers in your office coat closet.
10 Actions That Your Business Needs to Do to Help Avoid a Cyber Breach
Hard to imagine but until very recently, health care professionals coordinated patient care, managed schedules, ordered diagnostic procedures and documented treatment with either handwritten or dictated notes, all with a paper system. Somehow, though it seems unfathomable, it worked.
5 Tips for Marketing Your Company on Social Media
As the Equifax, Target, Marriott, and Yahoo breaches have made clear, businesses worldwide need to prepare for cyber breaches or face the possibility of catastrophic loss in time, money, and reputation. To ready your business for the ever looming threat of a cyber breaches, here are 10 simple precautions you need to implement ASAP.
6 Steps for Protecting Your Social Media Accounts from Being Hacked
If you don’t have a presence for your company on social media…well, just go home. Literally, there is no good reason for you not to be marketing your business on social media. In our hyper-connected world, you must seize the massive opportunity for direct interaction with your key audiences.
2018 research revealed approximately 22% of social media users confirmed that their online accounts have been breached by hackers at least once, and 14% of social media users confirmed that their accounts have been breached more than once. You really don’t want that heart-sinking sinking feeling that happens when you learn that your social media account has inflammatory, vile, and/or just mean posts that you did not write. Here are 6 steps for protecting your social media accounts.