The Best Cybersecurity Insurance for Small and Medium Sized Businesses

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Cybersecurity Insurance for Small and Medium Sized Businesses

Cybersecurity is often overlooked by small business, but over 60% of cyber attacks are targeted at small to medium-sized businesses.

Small businesses are attractive to hackers because they usually do not have the sophisticated security systems that are in use by larger organizations. They are also likely to have more digital assets than individual users and so the potential for profiting or gaining useful information is much higher.

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Gooligan: Why It’s so Important to Audit Apps on a Daily Basis

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Gooligan: Why It’s so Important to Audit Apps on a Daily Basis
The latest malware to hit Android users was discovered in the last week by the research team at cybersecurity firm, Check Point. Over 1 million Google accounts have been hacked by the malware to date and this figure is rising all the time, with an additional 13,000 affected devices being discovered every day.

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What Are the Security Risks of Using Google Add-Ons?

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What Are the Security Risks of Using Google Add-Ons

Google add-ons were introduced in 2014 as a way to bring additional functionality to Google Docs and Sheets by installing plugins published by third-party developers.

Add-ons can be browsed and installed directly from within G Suite by clicking the “Add-ons’ tab in the main menu of any document you’re working on. The fact that these add-ons are so easy to install and seem to be officially approved by Google may lull users into a false sense of security that they are as safe as using G Suite itself, but in fact third-party add-ons can introduce new security risks into your organization.

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How to Migrate G Suite Data After an Employee Leaves Your Company

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Migrating G Suite Data of Ex-Employees

When an employee leaves or is fired from your organization, you are left with the problem of how to handle the data stored within their Google account. While some administrators may be tempted to delete the account for security reasons, this is usually not the best option as there may be vital files and emails stored within G Suite.

Once the account is deleted from Google, all files and data that were stored there are gone forever. If you discover that a vital business document was in a deleted user’s account, there is no way to retrieve it. Additionally, access to apps such as Google Analytics or AdWords may be lost if that employee was the primary user for these services.

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Ransomware Attacks The Cloud!

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Ransomware is currently one of the fastest-growing security threats facing individuals and organizations today.

Ransomware works by infiltrating a user’s PC or mobile device via malicious software that is usually installed unintentionally after clicking a link in an email or because it is posing as something else.

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Cloud Computing Trends in 2016

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As more and more companies move to cloud services to increase productivity and reduce costs, we are seeing a shift in how businesses are working with digital technologies and their needs and requirements are also changing to fit these new ways of working.

The adoption of cloud computing for storage and other services continues to grow, and with it comes new concerns about security and privacy. There are many advantages to working in the cloud, but it is also important to be aware of the new security issues that are introduced in terms of user behavior and access to sensitive corporate data.

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The Environmental Impact of Cloud Storage

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There is increased pressure on modern organizations not only to make profits, but also to make business decisions that are socially and environmentally responsible.

Many offices have a “green policy” that aims to reduce their environmental impact in terms of energy usage, use of physical resources such as paper, and pollution and waste.

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The Internet of Things: Security Risks & Concerns

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The Internet of Things: Security Issues & Concerns

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a term used to describe the network of interconnected electronic devices with “smart” technology. While smart phones are now commonplace, other smart devices are still in their infancy but use is growing all the time and there are now an estimated 6.4 billion “things” connected to the Internet, a 30% increase from 2015. In 2020, this number is expected to grow to a staggering 20.8 billion.

These smart devices include cars, household appliances, building systems such as lighting and heating, televisions, medical devices, manufacturing equipment, and many other types of systems used both in a consumer and industrial setting.

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