Airport Cyber Security

Posted: July 2, 2020 / Author: Dror Liwer

Airport cyber security is crucial for safeguarding our personal data and even our lives. Alarmingly, the aviation industry has struggled to meet basic security standards when it comes to protecting its cyber systems from attack. In 2020, Swiss researchers identified “massive cybersecurity risks” at 97 of the world’s top 100 airports. In fact, only three of the world’s airports – in Amsterdam, Dublin, and Helsinki — achieved an A+ rating, with no security vulnerabilities detected. Common Airport Cyber Security Problems Cybersecurity in airports is often poorly rated, with one in four airports having received an “F” grade for issues like:…

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SMBs State of Cloud Data Security

Posted: June 16, 2020 / Author: Dror Liwer

Small and Medium-sized businesses are often viewed as soft targets by criminals operating in the cloud. While it seems counterintuitive that hackers would go after smaller data caches or command ransom from those less likely to afford it, the lax security measures employed by the vast majority of SMBs leaves them extremely vulnerable. Effective cloud security for small business requires a diligent effort and the right level of customized support.  The State of Cloud Security for Small Business in 2020   Surveys have illuminated how unprepared many SMBs are when it comes to meeting cloud security threats in 2020. Data…

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Professional Services and Customer Data Risk

Posted: June 11, 2020 / Author: Dror Liwer

The professional services sector is a particularly tempting target for cybercriminals. Accounting, legal, financial, IT, and insurance firms possess large databases of confidential and sensitive information that can fetch top dollar on the black market. Sensitive data may include: Client banking informationHealthcare recordsTrade secretsIntellectual propertyHighly classified documents This information is highly valuable to criminals who want to sell data on the dark web or even back to the firm it was stolen from for a ransom. Corporate espionage is another…

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HIPAA and EMR Cyber Security

Posted: June 1, 2020 / Author: Dror Liwer

HIPAA cyber security is on every medical provider’s mind these days. One vulnerability in the cyber security of a hospital or doctor’s office can leave personal patient data wide open for hackers to steal. They might demand a ransom in exchange for an encryption key to use the data again, or they may sell the information to the highest bidder. Coronet is a leader in EMR security and HIPAA data security, providing companies big and small with advanced technology that…

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How Small Businesses Can See Past the Misinformation of Enterprise Security Companies

Posted: March 13, 2019 / Author: Dror Liwer

How small businesses can see past the misinformation of enterprise security companies Cyberattacks against small businesses are on the rise, and many are falling victim to data theft, phishing, malware and ransomware attacks at an alarming rate. According to a special report by Cisco, 53 percent of SMBs have experienced a data breach with more than half of those attacks resulting in more than $500,000 worth of damages – more than enough to put many SMBs out of business within…

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Is Your Small Business Under Cyber Attack?

Posted: February 15, 2019 / Author: Dror Liwer

Is Your Small Business Under Cyber Attack? Small businesses are falling victim to cyberattacks at an alarming rate, and they must learn to better identify and respond to the threats, in spite of the real and perceived limitations to time, money and resources. Today, both the businesses’ short-term financial health and its long-term sustainability depend on a strong cybersecurity posture, as phishing, malware, ransomware, cloud and other threats prove extremely challenging for small businesses to overcome. With a relatively low…

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4 Reasons Why Marcomm Agencies Must Get Serious About Cybersecurity

Posted: January 15, 2019 / Author: Dror Liwer

Attention decision-makers at marcomm agencies – whether that’s a public relations, advertising, digital media or marketing firm – when is the last time your firm truly thought about network, device or data security? If this answer isn’t “yesterday” or “today,” then your agency­, and the client data it is entrusted with, is likely at risk. Today, the vast majority of most agency’s clients invest in cybersecurity (some more than others). However, because of budget, time and resource constraints, as well…

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2019: Cyber to the People, Especially to Those in Professional Services Agencies

Posted: December 20, 2018 / Author: Dror Liwer

2019: Cyber to the People, Especially to Those in Professional Services Agencies As 2018 comes to a close, we must look forward to next year. Why? Because cybercriminals looking to hack, steal and hold information for ransom are already working hard on their next generation of attacks – and unlike your company’s budget, they don’t need to wait until Q1 to get started. This year, we saw more complex and large scale data breaches, crippling ransomware attacks on cities and…

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Lenovo & Partners Launch Thinkshield in India

Posted: December 10, 2018 / Author: Dror Liwer

Lenovo and its partners in cyber security – including Coronet – have launched Thinkshield in India in grand fashion.  Our Vice President of Partnerships is on tour with Lenovo in India, along with Lenovo’s Kevin Beck and Rohit Midha. They are demonstrating how the Lenovo Security Console – brought to you in partner with Coronet – works to protect you automatically from some of the worse cyber security threats out there.  Over 1 Million Lenovo customers are protected by Coronet Lenovo…

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Top 4 Reasons Communications & Creative Agencies Must Prepare for Cyberattack

Posted: December 3, 2018 / Author: Dror Liwer

Top 4 Reasons Communications & Creative Agencies Must Prepare for Cyberattack For the 120,000 communications and creative agencies in the U.S., the threat of cybercrime isn’t new. In 2009, the FBI publicly warned that hackers were targeting PR agencies. Like most industries, agencies have been at heightened risk ever since, and yet far too few have proactively addressed the threats. Over the past decade, many of these same agencies have worked diligently to help their clients establish crisis communications plans,…

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