Education

Do Your Users Make the Grade?

Do Your Users Make the Grade?

It may be back-to-school season, but it’s far from back-to-business: you’ve been hard at work all summer working on your customers’ networks, managing their updates, and helping improve their cybersecurity posture.

While it’s important to pay attention to the programs, software, and hardware you have in place, the educated provider knows that there’s more to cybersecurity than just technology. Back-to-school season is a great reminder as to the importance of end-user education and training in cybersecurity.

Recognizing, and Defending, Small Business

Recognizing, and Defending, Small Business

National Small Business Week is a tradition of more than 50 years recognizing the critical contributions of entrepreneurs and small business owners. But as you know, the increasing proliferation of cyberattacks can mean big trouble for Small Business.

So as the provider of cybersecurity to the undercurrent of the economy, it falls on you to educate Small Business customers on the why and how of cybersecurity.

Defendify Speaks at Maine Insurance Agents Association Annual Convention

Defendify Co-Founder Rob Simopoulos recently attended the Maine Insurance Agents Association (MIAA) Annual Convention to speak on cybersecurity awareness for insurance agents and their businesses. Held in South Portland, Maine April 29-30, the Annual Convention brought insurance agents and other industry professionals together for a business meeting and breakfast, educational seminars, and an annual banquet.

Err on the Side of Human Resources

Err on the Side of Human Resources

While cybersecurity should be part of every employee’s job, some roles naturally carry more responsibility—Management and IT are two that certainly come to mind.

At the same time,  so many elements of cybersecurity are truly human-centric, making it so important to consider the key role HR plays in keeping everyone safe and sound.  The masters of employee matters have a few tricks up their sleeve – so how can business leaders lean on HR to help build a effective cybersecurity program and culture?