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Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses (2019 National Small Business Week)

In conjunction with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Proven Data is celebrating National Small Business Week 2019! Small businesses are the backbone of the US economy, and according to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, 2018 saw a growth of 1.9 million new jobs of this business size. Like every other company entering the digital age, small businesses heavily rely on technology to acquire new customers and store their digital records.   

Small businesses play such an important […]

World Password Day 2019

Today marks World Password Day 2019! Businesses and consumers around the globe are celebrating today by helping share awareness and resources to benefit internet users and improve their password security. Although some reports are calling for the end of passwords in the future, we believe these security tools will be around for a much longer time, and as such, everyone must treat their password security like the keys to their own home.

A major problem plaguing many unsuspecting users is […]

Creating a Better Cyber Security Culture at Your Organization

Why is cyber security culture not being taken seriously by more employees at your business? How can business leaders help encourage others to take a proactive approach and improve resilience?

As cyber threats continue to evolve and change, it is important that everyone at your organization is aware of the current climate affecting data privacy and protection. One of the most important lacking elements at many companies is their inability to foster an inclusive and serious cyber security culture […]

World Economic Forum Acknowledges Weak Cybersecurity and Other Global Risks in 2019

The annual report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) declares Cybersecurity threats atop their 2019 Global Risk Report, research finds.

The annual Global Risks Report (GRR) from the World Economic Forum ranks Cybersecurity among the top threats society faces, alongside other uncertainties such as environmental risks and geopolitical tensions. The report created in partnership with Marsh & McLennan Companies and Zurich Insurance Group places technological vulnerabilities atop their research as more businesses and enterprises engage in commerce through means of […]

Resource Report → Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices: Managing Threats and Protecting Patients

The Department of Health and Human Services aims to have more healthcare organizations well-prepared to prevent data breaches in their latest 34-page cybersecurity framework report.

In early January 2019, The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices: Managing Threats and Protecting Patients (HICP). This recently-published guide promotes insight to why the healthcare industry must strategize for more modern policies and procedures when it comes to protecting patient information. The report utilizes perspective […]

Improve Your Cyber Strategy in 2019

As we enter a brand new year, it’s important to look ahead and develop a better cyber strategy for safety and security. 2018 was a big year in data breaches with companies and enterprises facing new challenges in data protection across many different facets of their business. As a result, we should apply more effort and energy at all levels of an organization to increase security procedures and framework for a more protected data operation in 2019. A dynamic […]

Proven Data’s 2019 Cybersecurity Predictions

There is no doubt that 2018 has been a significant journey for cyber security and data protection professionals. Throughout the last twelve months, we’ve seen major data breach incidents from hallmark businesses such as Macy’s and Marriott’s Starwood properties, just to name few. However, there was also an increase of cyber crime towards small and medium sized businesses, as well as the public sector. With more focus on cyber protection and new technologies to help both businesses and the individual stay […]

The Future of Cybersecurity Careers and Education

Proven Data is celebrating National Cyber Security Awareness Month during October! As a 2018 NCSAM Champion, we are dedicated to promoting and pursuing the next generation of education in Cybersecurity, encouraging our nation’s youth to explore careers and paths to success! The Cybersecurity Jobs Report 2018-2021 predicts that there will be an estimated 3.5 million unfilled positions by 2021. As more businesses move into the digital economy with their operations, the needs of organizations will continue to grow.
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Small Business and Cybersecurity

What can small businesses do to improve their Cybersecurity strategy? As a small business owner, you may be asking yourself: How can I prevent cyber threats from attacking my business, and where do I get started?
Cybersecurity has been such a hot topic for businesses of all shapes and sizes during 2018. Cyber threats are continuing to grow and create more complex and frustrating issues across the intersections of business and technology. As a small business owner, you must determine: […]