With the sheer frequency of cyber-attacks on businesses over the last two years, cyber insurance is quickly becoming a necessity to ensure losses are covered in the event of a malicious cyber-attack. Demand for this type of protection has increased faster than most can get their heads around, leaving us with crucial questions as to how cyber insurance works and just how well our businesses are being protected.
SkillsUSA Georgia Postsecondary participated in the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference on June 20-24, 2022 at the Georgia World Congress Center. The first in-person national conference since 2019, students from across the country competed in a variety of competition areas to showcase their skills. Business and industry professionals served as judges who selected the best in each contest and Georgia Postsecondary landed in the top 5 in every technology related contest!
Sweeping changes have taken place with the leadership infrastructure related to CMMC. Now, DoD CIO is leading the charge & this realignment is chartered with consolidating industry-related cybersecurity programs in an effort to maximize collaboration across the Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity programs. DoD CIO is pushing forward, requesting an interim rule by May 2023. What does all this mean for DoD subcontractors preparing for certification?
Distinguished University Professor Balasubramaniam (Bala) Ramesh has been appointed to the George E. Smith Eminent Scholar’s Chair in Computer Information Systems (CIS) at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business.
Save the Date! FBI Cybersecurity Briefing for Atlanta Businesses at The Capital Grille – Hosted by Snap Tech IT
Amazing opportunity for Atlanta area businesses! It’s your chance to hear the unique perspective of an FBI Cybersecurity Investigations Agent, learn how to protect your business from cyber-attacks & enjoy an amazing lunch on us with local colleagues!
How often do you get the chance to hear the unique perspective of an FBI Cybersecurity Investigations Agent, learn how to protect your business from cyber-attacks & enjoy an amazing lunch with local Atlanta businesses? Doesn’t happen too often.
Comcast RISE to Award $1 Million in Grants to Small Businesses Owned by Women and People of Color in Atlanta
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Comcast announced it will award $1 million in grants to 100 small Atlanta area businesses owned by women and people of color, including Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, and Asian American owners, among others. The application process will open to qualifying businesses June 1-14, and prospective owners must have their businesses located in the City of Atlanta or in Fulton, Gwinnett, Clayton, Cobb or DeKalb counties.
AttackIQ Academy has a mission: to help cybersecurity teams respond to adversarial activity evolving, and becoming more targeted, sophisticated and automated.
DefenseStorm, a leading cloud-based provider of cyber security, fraud and compliance technology and managed services to banks, credit unions and fintechs, has been named a 2022 Pacesetter Award winner by the Atlanta Business Chronicle for the third consecutive year.
On average, bad actors can dwell unnoticed in an IT environment for 45 days, prior to the execution of an attack. Couple that with the majority of attacks that exploit legitimate access by taking advantage of existing vulnerabilities and through social engineering. How do you prevent hackers from running rampant once they’ve compromised your network systems and handle the expense of remediation?
Cybersecurity best practices are the baseline for preventing an attack, but they won’t protect your business from everything. Hackers are targeting businesses in this country every 39 seconds. How do you know if you have active cyber threats swimming around in your environment right now? And, how do you keep those threats from becoming full-blown attacks? More importantly, are you well-positioned to respond to the attack? More is needed to effectively defend your business.
AMI, a global leader in the Dynamic Firmware market for worldwide computing, today announced Samuel John Cure as its Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Cure previously served as CISO of Planview, Inc., and AXIS Capital. Along with his two successful tenures as CISO, he brings a spirit of innovation and expertise in building international cybersecurity programs to the AMI team. In addition, Cure has extensive experience crafting business-aligned cybersecurity programs, providing executive oversight of risk management, including identifying and mitigating security risks in all corporate functions and external-facing products and solutions.
|The award-winning Purple Hats Conference is the industry destination for cybersecurity practitioners around the globe to collaborate, share ideas, and learn how to evolve from a reactive to proactive threat-informed defense. Founded by AttackIQ and leveraging the open AttackIQ Academy platform for cybersecurity education and certification, Purple Hats provides free access to experts, technical content, and innovative techniques for practitioners to improve their security posture and build stronger, more collaborative teams.|
Technology Executives Roundtable Meeting – Why & How to Grow Your Tech Business Internationally – in the New European World
Moderator JC Boyanton, Senior Vice President, Truist, will moderate a panel of experts at the next Technology Executives Roundtable event, as they discuss how to grow a technology business in Europe and globally.
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VanderHaar to oversee the firm’s strategic vision and purpose to enable every communications professional to realize their potential
DefenseStorm Named a Winner of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Metro Atlanta Top Workplaces of 2022 Award
DefenseStorm, a leading cloud-based cybersecurity, cyberfraud and cybercompliance management provider to regional and community banks and credit unions, has been named a Top Workplace 2022 by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
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Training Exercises: The war in Ukraine has become a live testing ground for the next generation of cyber weapons as an unprecedented layer to conventional warfare.
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Organizations can now integrate their Drata account with Curricula to automate security awareness training evidence requirements for SOC 2 and other compliance frameworks.
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Join Cherry Bekaert CPAs and Advisors on April 12th as we demystify revenue recognition for technology companies – including from the investor’s perspective. Though it’s been in effect for a few years, ASC 606 still carries some ambiguity. Cherry Bekaert’s advisors are here to help break down the reporting differences as well as provide recommendations related to the changes.
SureLock Technology continues to expand its leadership team with the addition of Jeff Daniel, Director of Engineering
|LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – March 1st, 2022 – Bob Kopesky, President & CEO SureLock Technology is pleased to appoint Jeff Daniel to the position of Director of Engineering. Daniel will be tasked with managing the Engineering team and overseeing all professional services.|
TEMPE, Ariz., February 21, 2022 – Snap Tech IT, a managed services & cybersecurity provider, today announced that it has completed its SOC 2 Type II audit, performed by KirkpatrickPrice. This attestation provides evidence that Snap Tech IT has a strong commitment to security and to delivering high-quality services to its clients by demonstrating that they have the necessary internal controls and processes in place.
In a recent Legal Technology Survey, 34% of legal firms indicated that they do not have an incident response plan, putting them at tremendous risk of upholding regulations around information security & data privacy. These firms are exposing themselves to downtime, leading to loss of revenue through unprocessed billable hours, reputational damage, & additional financial losses in an attempt to recover stolen data.
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TAG hosts the Technology Awards recognizing the highest achieving leaders and companies in Georgia. The 2022 winners representing 12 categories were announced on Feb. 17 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Ravinia in Atlanta.
Businesses undergoing a SOC 2 audit can now access free SOC 2 security awareness training content and educational materials for their employees
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We are entering a new realm of cyber-attacks, placing financial organizations directly in the crosshairs. In 2021, a number of major financial organizations were hit with devastating attacks, including Automatic Funds Transfer Services, Flagstar Bank, CNA Financial & more. Larger companies with more resources are being affected by cyber-attacks than ever before. Where does that leave smaller financial businesses in protecting sensitive data without stout resources or infrastructure in place? And, how does a smaller financial firm strike a balance between achieving financial compliance with regulators & properly structuring cybersecurity for their organization that protects critical data simultaneously? Cybercriminals understand that expertise & resources pose a difficult challenge for smaller financial organizations & are willing to target them as low-hanging fruit. Less work on their end.