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 recent news headlines such as the Russian-linked malware infecting hundreds of thousands of routers and 13 tips to better protect your business on a budget.
CyberSecure My Business™ Webinar – Cybersecurity Insurance
Virtual/Online | July 10, 2-3 p.m. EDT
Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) remain prime targets for cybercriminals, and because of that, cyber insurance has become a popular topic among this community. When should a SMB get a separate cyber insurance policy? What should SMBs look for in cyber insurance policies?
CyberSecure My Business™ Workshop, Boise, ID
Courtyard by Marriott Boise West | July 24, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Every business, large or small, for-profit or nonprofit, holds data that has value. The best practices for protecting online accounts are the same for any type of organization. Join us to hear from experts on how to keep your online business data safe from cyber threats and what to do if your business has been a victim of cybercrime.
Business-Focused Cybersecurity News and Announcements
Foreign Cyber Actors Target Home and Office Routers and Networked Devices
In order to stop the spread of a Russian-linked malware system that has infected hundreds of thousands of internet routers, the FBI wants you to restart your router. “The FBI recommends any owner of small office and home office routers reboot the devices to temporarily disrupt the malware and aid the potential identification of infected devices.”
No One is Updating Their Android Devices, New Data Shows
Do you have an Android device? It’s time to update your operating system. Duo Security’s most recent study found that 90% of Android devices across U.S. and Western Europe are using outdated operating systems.
House Passes Bill to Help Small Businesses Guard Against Hackers
The House has passed a bill to help small businesses guard against hackers. The goal of the bill is to give Small Business Development Centers resources to train their staff to provide cybersecurity assistance to small businesses.
13 Tips to Achieve Great Cybersecurity Without Spending a Fortune
Cost is frequently cited a reason for small businesses to neglect their cybersecurity – it doesn’t have to be. Joseph Steinberg shares 13 tips SMBs can take to better protect their data and devices.
Opportunity for Small Business Owners
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is looking to speak with small business owners about their use of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework to manage their cybersecurity risk.
They’d like to identify small business owners who are already familiar with the functions of “Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond and Recover” and arrange to interview them by phone about their experience.
All size and types and locations of businesses are appropriate for the purpose of their research effort.
For more information, please email [email protected]
In Case You Missed It
Opportunity to Sponsor
Is your business interested in joining NCSA as a national sponsor of the CyberSecure My Business program? Reach out to Daniel Eliot, Director of Small Business Programs ([email protected]) for more information.