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With so much recent attention directed towards keeping your company safe in the digital world, remember that the security of your business also occurs offline.  As companies continue to return to the office or implement hybrid working models, our world – post Covid-19 – should prompt you to update your security policies and procedures against...

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A horror-stricken world continues to watch closely. Since Russia invaded Ukraine, more than 1 million refugees have fled the country, the State Department reissued advisory urging Americans to leave Russia “immediately” and the price of oil surged.  Simultaneously, there has been an alarming rise of concern amid business cybersecurity. So much so that in fact,...

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What would you do if you walked into your workplace one day and found the following message:  “YOUR FILES ARE ENCRYPTED – IF YOU WANT TO RESTORE YOUR DATA YOU MUST PAY” This is a ransomware attack. These messages always include a second line demanding payment within a very short timeframe, typically with Bitcoin to...

Cyberattacks have been flooding media headlines lately but have you notice the other headlines flooding media headlines?

Cyberattacks have been flooding media headlines lately – but have you noticed the other momentum fueled reports gaining rapid attention?  Possibly, these other, more ample headlines cover record funding rounds by companies aiming to protect against all of these cyberattacks. Startups in general have experienced a remarkable explosion in funding this year but cybersecurity seems...

For private equity firms, unanticipated data breaches can induce severe consequences. They negatively impact valuations, unnerve investors, create fundraising challenges, and damage a firm’s overall reputation. Yet unfortunately, private equity firms and their funds are prime targets for hackers. In 2020, the average mid-market private equity fund grappled with over 10,000 cybersecurity attacks per day,...