CareFirst Cyber Breach – March 2018

CareFirst is contacting individuals affected directly by a cybersecurity breach on Friday, 30 March.  A CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield employee was ensnared in an email phishing scam, potentially exposing the personal information of 6,800 members.  Attackers potentially gained access to members' ID numbers, birth dates, and several social security numbers.  CareFirst is offering free credit monitoring and identity theft protection to... Read More

Attract and Retain Employees with Financial Wellbeing, Cybersecurity, and Tuition Repayment Programs

Distracted employees are unproductive employees.  Who wouldn’t be distracted by serious financial concerns, be they overwhelming student loan debt, or identity theft and the financial fallout thereof?  With last year’s Equifax breach and the threat of widespread identity theft, helping employees safeguard their identities is a great benefit to offer.  Another voluntary program which may prove popular and attractive to... Read More

Why Your Business Needs Data Loss Prevention (DLP)

Why Your Business Needs Data Loss Prevention (DLP) From Guest KISS GovCon Hub Member, Ntiva With all the media attention as of late on security breaches, one of the top concerns we’re hearing from our clients is the protection of sensitive data. Here’s a solution that can automatically protect employees from accidentally compromising private information. Read More Read More

Disasters in the News: The Importance of Business Continuity!

Disasters in the News: The Importance of Business Continuity! From Ntiva, guest organization for Cybersecurity KISS GovCon Hub Event Unfortunately, it often takes media-worthy incidents such as major hurricanes, floods and fires to convince businesses that in today’s world, they absolutely need a robust business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) program in place. Read More Read More

How to Make Yourself Hard to Hack!

How to Make Yourself Hard to Hack! From KISS GovCon Hub Guest Speaker David Rossell, IT Consultant & Security Officer, Ntiva Many companies don’t realize that the greatest threat to cybersecurity comes from within. Research shows that employees who are untrained often constitute the greatest threat to the very organizations they work for. Additionally, companies that don’t implement programs for... Read More

Don’t Gamble with Compliance – Protect Your Customer Data

Don’t Gamble with Compliance – Protect Your Customer Data From Guest KISS GovCon Hub Member Steven Freidkin, CEO, Ntiva I’m sure you’ll be surprised to learn that, despite our most valiant efforts as an IT consulting practice, not everyone listens! Read on for our cautionary tale on the perils of a small company ignoring security basics. Read More Read More