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The most important technology concepts, strategies and actions uncovered for your business.

4 Reasons Your Omaha Business Needs Cyber Insurance

Angela Wight
A cybersecurity attack or data breach can result in significant financial losses and downtime for your organization. This could impact the reputation of your company and even pose challenges to business continuity. Having cyber insurance is what can protect your business from the unprecedented consequences of a cyber attack. 
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, Network Security

Purchasing Cyber Insurance? What SMBs Need to Know

Angela Wight
Average data breach costs rose to $4.24 million for companies surveyed globally in IBM’s 2021 Cost of a Data Breach Report. That’s a 10% increase between 2020 and 2021. In companies where remote work played a role in breaches, the average was more than 1 million higher. On average, costs in the United States are more than double the global average. For this reason, many Nebraska SMBs like yours are turning to cyber insurance to protect themselves from the adverse effects of data breaches and ...
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, Network Security

5 Strategic Tips for Preventing Data Loss in Your SMB

Kaitlin Schneider
Data loss, whether from human error, a ransomware attack, security breach or a hardware failure, can cost your business a lot of money. In fact, in 2020, a data breach cost SMBs an average of $149,000.   Most small businesses can’t handle losing that amount of revenue to data loss. That’s why you need a data loss prevention strategy, plan and policy. In this post, we detail five strategic tips for preventing data loss in your SMB.  
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Topics: Data Breach, The Workplace, Network Security

The Details You Need to Know about the REvil Ransomware Attack on Kaseya

Kaitlin Schneider
While the rest of us were heading off to celebrate the 4th of July with a long weekend, threat actors were hard at work on yet another cyber security attack.  
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, Network Security

What Can We Learn From the New Executive Order on Cyber Security?

Chris Vilim
SolarWinds, the Microsoft Exchange Server hack, and now the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack, among scores of other cyber security attacks and breaches, have led to President Joe Biden passing an executive order (EO) on cyber security.   This executive order, while not asking anything revolutionary, is a step in the right direction for our federal government, and many SMBs should take note of the items emphasized to better protect their own data and IT systems from the increasingly complex ...
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, Network Security

Stay Alert to Compromised Credentials with Dark Web Monitoring

CoreTech Staff
Do you know if your CEO’s email username and password are being sold on the dark web right now? How would you? Eventually, you’ll find out when you have to prevent finance from wiring a hacker - posing as your CEO - large sums of money. Or, you may find out after finance has already fallen for a CEO fraud phishing scam and wired a hacker money… But if there is a way for you to know when your CEO’s credentials are being sold in the first place, you can stop the scam before it even starts. Well, ...
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, Network Security

SolarWinds Breach Underscores Need for Vigilant SMB Cyber Security Practices

Kaitlin Schneider
Many cyber security frontrunners and government agencies are calling the SolarWinds breach one of the most sophisticated attacks they have ever witnessed. Its global reach, to organizations of all sizes, stresses the importance of an optimized, layered cyber security strategy.   In today’s post, I’m going to detail what happened in the SolarWinds breach, why it matters and how you can keep your SMB safe from cyber security attacks with the right solutions. 
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, Network Security

How to Avoid Falling Victim to Cryptocurrency Scams

Kaitlin Schneider
On July 15, a small group of hackers gained access to 130 high-profile Twitter accounts, and they perpetuated a cryptocurrency scam via the social media platform. The group made off with 12.9 Bitcoin, which, as of the exchange rate at that time, equates to around $120,000.  
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, Trends

5 Steps to Take If Your System Gets Hacked

Wynn Obermeyer
There’s no question about it — getting hacked is every business owner’s nightmare. And when one employee’s computer is compromised, it can impact your entire network, infecting computers and devices across your organization, bringing your business to a screeching halt. The good news is that there are steps you can take immediately after you’re hacked to limit the damage to your business network.
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Topics: Staff Training, Security Threats, Data Breach, Network Security

What's Giving Business Owners Nightmares this October? Cyber Security Threats

CoreTech Staff
October is Cyber Security Awareness Month! At CoreTech, we take cyber security seriously, so we talk about it A LOT. Our goal is for everyone we encounter to not only be aware of the magnitude of the cyber security threat landscape, but also that they have the tools and plans in place to prevent cyber attacks and security breaches. We have a lot of resources available on our website and realize the magnitude of cyber security can quickly become overwhelming. So, we wanted to take you on a ...
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Topics: Staff Training, Security Threats, Data Breach, Owners & Managers, Network Security