The Ping: What is Compliance?

What is compliance? Some of you might be acutely aware of this term, and others might have little to no idea. In broad terms, business compliance means following the rules required to secure your business and the people that interact with it. More specifically, compliance is aimed at information security. Business Compliance means you are complying with requirements by a credible organization or government department that promotes the security and protection of sensitive information.

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The Ping: Staying Safe in the Holiday Season

The holidays are just around the corner, and many of us will be purchasing gifts online. This is the time when scammers are out in force, looking to separate you from your gifts and money. In this edition of “The Ping” we will look at several precautions you can take to minimize your risk.

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The Ping: Cybersecurity – Where to Start

Cybersecurity starts first, and foremost, with people. Even with a secure perimeter, the people using the network can introduce risks to the environment. Teaching your employees what to look out for and where their responsibilities lie are the first steps to closing the security gaps and lessen the chances of your business falling victim to a vicious attack.

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The Ping: What is Cybersecurity?

Within the IT community the term Cybersecurity is often thrown around with little to no explanation. Cybersecurity can be defined as “the protection of computer systems from theft or damage to their hardware, software or electronic data, as well as from disruption or misdirection of the services they provide.” – Wikipedia. Cybersecurity attacks can affect both people and businesses alike. To get a better understanding, let’s discuss some different approaches to cyber threats. What you can do to help prevent yourself from falling victim to these types of attack?

 

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The Ping: Updates and Upgrades

Recently we’ve had a few questions from customers regarding upgrades and updates. Let’s dive into the purpose of these updates and upgrades to break down the reason why they are so important.

 

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