CyberSecure My Business™ is a comprehensive national program led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) to help businesses of all sizes learn to be safer and more secure online.
Learn how to help keep your business secure with this newsletter. This month, we’re highlighting upcoming webinars and workshops, vendor and third-party breaches, how to meet privacy regulations, top tips for summer (and work) travel and more.
Events and Initiatives
- CyberSecure My Business™ Webinar – Cyber-Securing Your Home Office or Home-Based Business
Tuesday, July 9, 2 – 3 p.m. EDT
Working from a home office is a convenient and cost-effective alternative for many small business owners and employees. Working from home, however, does not mean you are any less targeted by cyber criminals. It is still critical that one takes security measures seriously to protect physical and digital assets in your home office. In this webinar we’ll cover some tips you can use to make your home office more cybersecure.
- Partner Event Hosted by DreamIt Ventures and SOSA: ”What Falls Through the Cracks: Understanding Gaps in Your Security Strategy.”
Wednesday, June 19, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. EDT
Join SOSA NYC for an evening moderated by former NSA cyber operations lead, Bob Stasio where he will host a conversation with six renowned experts to discuss overlooked security areas and suggest possible solutions.
- Healthcare Data is a Hot Commodity for Hackers – How to Ensure Vendor Security
Following breaches at both Quest Diagnostics and Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp), NCSA recommends that employers and IT teams take steps to secure their business and work with third-parties and vendors to secure their customers’ data.
- What is “reasonable security”? How do you meet the requirement?
Privacy regulations such as the GDPR and CCPA require companies to provide “reasonable security” to protect customers’ personal information. Here’s how you might best achieve that standard in your small business.
- Why Rewards for Loyal Spenders Are ‘a Honey Pot for Hackers’
New York Times
Loyalty programs, as they shift from paper and plastic to apps and websites, are increasingly tracking a currency that can be more valuable to hackers than the money you spend: personal data.
- 11 Tips For Boosting Cybersecurity When You Have Remote Workers
More and more companies, large and small, are relying upon a distributed workforce. With remote workers, however, comes security vulnerabilities. Here are 11 tips to better secure remote workers.
- CyberTrip Advisor: NCSA’s Top Tech Tips for Cybersafe Summer Travel
NCSA urges travelers to be cyber safe while away from home to keep your vacation plans from going awry. What should you do? We outline some tried and true tips that will help keep you safe and secure.
In Case You Missed It!
CyberSecure My Business™ Webinar – Detecting a Cyber Incident in Your Small Business
It is important to detect a cyber incident as soon as you can to limit the amount of damage to your small or medium-sized business. So how can you detect whether an acute incident or significant data breach has occurred with your small or medium-sized business? What signs do you look for? What are methods of detecting an incident? We spent an hour talking all about detection and what you can do to limit or contain the impact of a potential cybersecurity event.