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Why Small Business Cyberattacks Could Prompt Next Recession

Posted: May 14, 2019 / Author: Keren

While Fortune 1000s dominate many interactions in our daily lives, small businesses remain the bedrock of the U.S. economy. According to the Small Business Administration, the 30 million small businesses operating in the United States employ nearly half of the total workforce. Unfortunately, these same small businesses have begun to fall victim to cyberattacks at an alarming rate, and whether you know it or not, this reality is putting the entire economy at risk. As large companies spend endless amounts of…

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CASB is not enough

Posted: April 23, 2019 / Author: Keren

Businesses need to protect the full cloud security chain, not just part of it CASBs protect cloud data usage only when in fact, there are three other links in the security chain that could jeopardize the entire cloud security operation. The identity of the user and devices accessing the platform, the security posture of the device being used, and the security posture of network through which the connection is made. Only a trust-based platform that ensures that only trusted users,…

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Jim Blasingame interviews Dror Liwer about the steps an SMB must take to avoid ransomware

Posted: March 21, 2019 / Author: Keren

Dror Liwer, our CiSO joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what ransomware is as a cyber security threat, how it costs small businesses and how to avoid it. Listen to what Dror had to say about the technical steps a SMB has to take to avoid ransomware here.

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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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How to Mitigate the (App)licable Risks of the Cloud

Posted: November 6, 2018 / Author: Dror Liwer

How to Mitigate the (App)licable Risks of the Cloud When it comes to cloud applications, such as Office 365, G-Suite, Dropbox, Slack and others, security is about the last thing on users’ minds. Despite these applications’ investing in security measures to harden their products, these companies can’t keep up with the increasing sophistication and frequency of threats targeting their vast user bases. As of 2017, Microsoft Office 365 has more than 120 million business users, and Dropbox has more than…

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