How to Create a Cybersecurity Training Program for Employees

How to Create a Cybersecurity Training Program for Employees

Companies aren’t preparing their employees for threats caused by poor cybersecurity. According to a survey, 33% of employees received no training in cybersecurity practices, while 16% of respondents received little training.

The lack of cybersecurity training for employees is directly evidenced by the spike in cybersecurity incidents. Of an average 3,269 security incidents reported in 2018, careless employees or contractors were the root cause of 2,081.

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The Benefits of VPN and Why All Businesses Need One

The Benefits of VPN and Why All Businesses Need One

Globally, the internet handles about 71,131 GB of traffic per second, including 2,790,265 emails and 73,849 Google searches per second. How does this concern you?

Your company’s communications (client, vendor, internal) and your employees searching for business-related information help to make up those numbers. And a breach or leak of your business’s data transmitted over the internet could cost you millions.

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Emerging Technologies in Business Intelligence: BI Bots and Natural Language Processing (NLP)

Emerging Technologies in Business Intelligence: BI Bots and Natural Language Processing (NLP)

Most small- or midsize-business owners admit they aren’t great at data analytics. They are simply passionate individuals, working hard to build the business of their dreams.

But in today’s age of big data, data analysis is important to build and expand your business. As your business grows, the volume, velocity, and variety of the data you handle will also increase. This makes data analysis a more complex and challenging task since it requires more knowledge of coding and statistics.

This is where business intelligence (BI) chatbots or BI bots can come to your rescue. BI bots understand data queries in spoken languages such as English and provide results. Natural language processing (NLP) and chatbots are emerging technologies that will make data analytics accessible to everyone.

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Cyber risk management trends: How to protect your digital business

Cyber risk management trends: How to protect your digital business

Small and midsize businesses lose, on average, about $500,000 per cyberattack. This cost includes lost revenue, customers, market opportunities, and clean-up expenses.

Minimizing your cyber risk exposure is key to securing your small business. But it can be challenging for a couple of reasons:

  • The risk landscape changes frequently because of the adoption of new technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI).
  • New defense technologies, such as security analytics, are complex and costly to adopt.

Small businesses that are not aware of the latest cyber risk management trends will be not be able to defend themselves against future attacks. You should invest in the right security technologies such as data protection and security automation to secure your business for the future.
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