“Recent cybersecurity incidents impacting SolarWinds, Microsoft, and Colonial Pipeline are a stark reminder that malicious cyber activity can significantly disrupt Americans’ daily lives and threaten our national security,” states Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas.
The recent cyberattacks on businesses around the world have certainly generated concerns for our customers. Today we are providing resources for information, guidelines for preparation, and check lists for action following an attack.
Tactics on Dealing with Ransome Ware
You can find a solid overview of a step-by-step plan for dealing with a cyber hack from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
Homeland Security Road Map
The Cybersecurity Resources Road Map is designed to help critical infrastructure small and midsize businesses identify useful cybersecurity resources to meet your needs.
Guides for Business
The Federal Trade Commission produced a series of guides for business including dealing with cybercrime.
Start with Security: A Guide for Business
Managing confidential information like personal sensitive is a challenge for businesses. Make conscious choices about the data you collect, the length of time you keep it, and who has access to it can reduce the risk of compromised data. The FCC Start with Security: A Guide for Business is a great resource.
Protecting Personal Information: A Guide for Business
Information that is used to identify customers or employees – names, Social Security numbers, credit card, or account data. Compromising this data can lead to fraud, identity theft, and a host of unlawful situations. It’s just plain good business to safeguard sensitive information. Get more information, Protecting Personal Information: A Guide for Business.
Data Breach Response: A Guide for Business
Once the hack has happened, this guide will provide an organized and thoughtful list of individual critical steps you need to take. Click here.
Cyber insurance is a great step to help you protecting your business from the costs of a cyber attack. Discuss your company’s needs with your insurance agent. The Federal Trade Comission also has some valuable information about cyber insurance.
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