EDTS Cyber has the immense privilege and responsibility of working closely with federally regulated industries as a third party auditor and Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP).
The legal industry shares many characteristics with federally audited industries like medical and financial, not the least of which are:
Your social security number, address, and DOB might go for a few bucks on the black market. Sadly, when sold in bundles, $2 per record is enough to bring in a legitimate cash prize for hackers—giving them ample motivation to hack into your accountant’s network.Read More
According to research by Sophos, 32% of people advising others on cyber security matters fail to recognize today's basic threats.
With the growing national attention on cyber security, it's no surprise that opportunists are flocking to capitalize on fresh business opportunity. As a business owner or IT decision-maker looking for cyber security services, how can you identify the qualified providers?Read More
Don't worry about data backups anymore. That's right, I said it. Don't even concern yourself with backing up your company's data.Read More
By 2021, cybercrime will cost the world economy an estimated $6 trillion annually¹. No longer solely the concern of IT departments, the greatest transfer of economic wealth in history must be addressed — as a top priority — by stakeholders of businesses and nonprofits of all sizes.Read More
Aligning your criminal justice organization’s practices with CJIS standards has most likely presented continual challenges. Time, resources, and budget approval are just a few concerns we hear from agencies seeking to prepare for the next CJIS audit.Read More
Ransomware is not just "trending" among hackers. The first known case occurred in 1983 and, over the past 24 years, has evolved into cyber criminals' most favored tool for making fast cash from unwitting businesses of all sizes.Read More
It's already been a week since Equifax announced the massive security breach that affected 137 million consumers.
Out of the 100's of news pieces and social media comments, here are 3 articles you should read (or re-read) to help you cut to the chase and respond effectively:Read More
Every agency that uses Criminal Justice Information Systems or data is audited at least once every 3 years. CJIS policies provide complex but effective guidelines to help you uphold the freedoms of those in your care.Read More
"Regular backups are a great way to combat ransomware attacks." You've heard it said before, at the end of news stories and PSA's about ransomware like WannaCry and Nyetya, and it's true—in theory.
Traditional backups are actually almost as vulnerable to ransomware as your business's primary system, depending on how the two are connected. Thankfully, backup technology has come a long way.Read More