Articles & Publications

ERISA and Employee Benefit Plans: Time to Get Serious About Cybersecurity

In 2021, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued guidance for fiduciaries to secure their benefit plans in connection with the Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). When it comes to private retirement and health plans, participant data. Read More >>

Are Your Company Credentials for Sale?

Digital credentials, such as usernames and passwords, connect you and your employees to critical business applications, as well as online services. Unfortunately, criminals know this —and that’s why digital credentials are among the most valuable assets found on the. Read More >>

5 Ways to Increase Conference Call Security in the Era of COVID-19

COVID-19 rapidly changed everything. Many of us are now working remotely instead of heading into the office and we’re connecting with more than just work colleagues in new ways due to social distancing guidelines. Because of this shift from. Read More >>

Endpoint Security in the Age of COVID-19

In the office, you’ve been told to remain vigilant. Use strong passwords with password managers, don’t click links in emails, and don’t fall for phishing scams. Since a majority of the workforce is working remotely, now what? Well, nothing. Read More >>

Being More Vigilant Online

Cybersecurity awareness tells us that when there are high levels of fear, uncertainty and doubt that is when we are most susceptible to being attacked or exploited. The bad actors out there, they know this – and they are. Read More >>

How is Coronavirus Impacting Cybersecurity and Business Technology?

We were thinking the same thing. Recently, I sat down with Bryan Smith from IT Department and local cyber expert Chad Voller to discuss cybersecurity awareness and business preparation thoughts as Coronavirus continues to dominate the headlines. Bryan shares. Read More >>

7 Best Practices for a Cyber-Secure Holiday Season

November 14, 2019 The Cyber Times

IT Security is front and center in the minds of business professionals today. But with so many options between recommendations, software and hardware to put into place, it can be pretty overwhelming for anyone. So to help simplify some. Read More >>

The Three C’s of Cybersecurity Awareness

October 15, 2019 The Cyber Times

Awareness in cybersecurity is a relatively simple concept; however, staying positive while also remaining vigilant is easier said than done. After the social media white noise of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month dies down, how can we remain on a. Read More >>

Managing Cybersecurity Risks: 5 Steps to Protect Your Employee Benefit Plan NOW

News stories of large corporations becoming victims of cyber attacks have become ubiquitous. And while it may seem that large corporations are easy targets because of their size and significant data, employee benefit plans can just as easily be. Read More >>

Technology Insights: Keys, please.

There’s an app for almost everything these days. Inventions through technology have enabled us to do so many new things and improve the rate at which we do them. I can get the 10-day forecast pretty much any time. Read More >>