Before this pandemic, many employees seldom worked outside of the office environment. Therefore, the main focus of InfoSec and Cyber Security was on the organization’s on-site communication infrastructure. The majority of company policies on this subject were centered around internal conduct and practices. That begs the question of whether or not companies were prepared for this unforeseen transition. Chances are that many businesses were caught off-guard by this recent development, and that is why the Information Technology Laboratory released a special bulletin for March 2020 that addresses Security for Enterprise Telework, Remote Access, and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Solutions.
During this time of uncertainly we wanted to make sure we added some assistance and relief to an otherwise stressful situation. We're required to embrace this period of adjustment and get used to a new "normal."
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From the time that I started my Cyber, or Information, Security in the early 2000's career one of the fundamental tenants that was drummed into me was that human safety and security is placed higher than the safety and security of data and technology.
Throughout its history, the Department of Defense (DOD) has relied on contractors, these are individuals or non-federal companies that supply services, supplies, or construction. Almost all of these relationships involve the sharing of sensitive information which could present some sort of risk.
You've probably heard how important vendor management is to the success of your information security program. But it's important that you learn how to start a vendor management program and perform assessments for it so that each assessment supports your business.
JustProtect was founded in 2017 and has been headquartered in New York City since day one! After 12 years of being in the Big Apple, our CEO & Founder decided to make Tampa, Florida our second home!
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On July 22, 2019, Equifax agreed to pay around $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and New York State Department of financial services (DFS) for the 2017 data breach that jeopardized sensitive information from nearly 150 million Americans. This will be the largest settlement ever paid for a data breach, almost twice the cost of the Target Breach in 2013.