Category: Cybersecurity

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Securing Company Data With a Remote Workforce

In 2018, BlueFace predicted that remote work would start competing with office work by 2025. Little did they know that the pandemic would accelerate this process tenfold. Businesses were thrown into the deep end when they had to suddenly switch to a fully remote workforce. While some adapted to the ...
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3 Technology End-of-Service Myths

It's crucial to keep all software and hardware up to date to maintain optimal security. If you don’t, cybercriminals can easily infiltrate your network and the chances for downtime increase significantly. However, many businesses don't realize that expired software/hardware can actually be one of the most prominent security risks hindering ...
Busting 4 Popular Cybersecurity Myths

Busting Four Popular Cybersecurity Myths

As the business world becomes increasingly digitized, you’ll have to tackle several dangers that come with doing business online. Cybercriminals nowadays have several methods to target organizations, from credential hacks to sophisticated ransomware attacks. This is why it’s critical to think about measures to protect your organization in every possible ...
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What is a Security Operations Center (SOC)

A Security Operations Center is sometimes abbreviated as SOC and pronounced as “sock.” It is a centralized unit that deals with security issues on an organization and technical level. SOC comprises three main components, including people, processes, and technology. Its primary purpose is to ensure that an organization is protected ...
What is SIEM and who should have it at a COUPLE of GURUS

What Is SIEM and Who Should Have It?

With the proliferation of data breaches and cyber threats, companies are constantly looking for reliable and cost-effective cybersecurity products to shield themselves from attacks. One such product is Security Information and Event Management, or SIEM for short. You’ve likely heard about SIEM, but you might be unsure what it means ...
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Security Awareness Training: Preventing Data Breaches Driven by Human Error

What would you say if asked to name the top threat to your organization's security? You might recall a cybersecurity incident you've read about or a malware program you've heard of in passing. While those can undoubtedly be threats, the answer is likely sitting right next to you: it's another ...
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What Security Standards Do We Recommend?

There is more and more information out there about security recommendations and it can be challenging to know who and when to listen. I have a had a few partners of ours ask where we get our standards and recommendations from. Well it’s time to share our leader….. The National ...
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7 Types of Cyber Security Threats

Did you know that cybercrime is now the number one global threat to businesses? Cybersecurity Ventures forecasts that cybercrime “will cost the world $10.5 trillion annually by 2025.” That's more than the total GDP of France, Italy, or Brazil, and the 3rd world largest after the US and China! So, ...
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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

October is Cybersecurity Awareness month. The theme of the month is “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.” The National Cyber Security Alliance is a great website you can visit to watch videos, review tips sheets, and search their resource library to see up-to-date information on cyber security threats and how to protect yourself ...

a COUPLE of GURUS is now a registered CMMC RPO!

a COUPLE of GURUS is proud to announce that we are now a Registered Provider Organization (RPO) with the CMMC Accreditation Body. This designation allows us to assist organizations in achieving compliance with the new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC 2.0) framework. As an RPO, we are authorized to provide ...