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Cybersecurity Awareness Training for Employees: 5 Way to Reduce Risks

Cybersecurity Awareness Training for Employees: 5 Way to Reduce Risks

May, 2023 | Foster Charles

As technology continues to advance, the need for cybersecurity is more important than ever. With cyberattacks becoming more frequent and sophisticated, businesses must prioritize cybersecurity to [...]

Why Is External Vulnerability Scanning Critical to IT Security Risk Management?

Why Is External Vulnerability Scanning Critical to IT Security Risk Management?

April, 2023 | Foster Charles

In today's technology-driven world, IT security risk management has become a top priority for businesses of all sizes. Cyberattacks continue to pose a significant threat to businesses, making it [...]

Top 5 Reasons Financial Service Firms Should Invest in Cybersecurity Risk Management

Top 5 Reasons Financial Service Firms Should Invest in Cybersecurity Risk Management

April, 2023 | Foster Charles

Is your business constantly thwarting off attacks from bad actors? Financial service firms are prime targets for data breaches because of the sensitive data they house. This can put your business in [...]

Why Cybersecurity Awareness Training Is Important for Your Business

Why Cybersecurity Awareness Training Is Important for Your Business

April, 2023 | Foster Charles

According to a study, 36.2 million Americans will be working remotely by 2025. This statistic is increasing in post-COVID America, as companies are continuing to let their employees work remotely. [...]

Why Financial Firms Can’t Afford to Ignore SEC Cybersecurity Guidelines

Why Financial Firms Can’t Afford to Ignore SEC Cybersecurity Guidelines

April, 2023 | Foster Charles

SEC cybersecurity guidelines aren’t there for the fun of it. Instead, they are in place to safeguard your business and consumers from monetary losses.  

How Much Do You Know About Data Backup and Disaster Recovery?

How Much Do You Know About Data Backup and Disaster Recovery?

March, 2023 | Foster Charles

Do you have regular data backups in place? How about a detailed disaster recovery plan? If not, you may be jeopardizing your business’s ability to operate if disruptions do occur.  

DFARS Compliance Checklist for Manufacturing Companies

DFARS Compliance Checklist for Manufacturing Companies

March, 2023 | Foster Charles

Companies that manufacture products for the US Department of Defense (DoD) must comply with cybersecurity standards set by the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). These [...]

What is Endpoint Encryption and Why Do You Need It?

What is Endpoint Encryption and Why Do You Need It?

March, 2023 | Foster Charles

Do you have the proper endpoint encryption worked into your business? If you’ve never heard of this term and don’t have a dedicated security team, odds are your business is lacking when it comes to [...]

What is a HIPAA security risk assessment, and who needs one?

What is a HIPAA security risk assessment, and who needs one?

March, 2023 | Foster Charles

The healthcare sector is a favorite target for cybercriminals and state-sponsored hackers. Contrary to popular belief, things like stolen medical records are worth far more on the dark web than [...]

DFARS 252.204-7012: 14 Control Families You Can’t Afford to Overlook

DFARS 252.204-7012: 14 Control Families You Can’t Afford to Overlook

March, 2023 | Foster Charles

Any Department of Defense (DoD) contractor must comply with the security standards of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) before it can be given access to controlled [...]

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