Local Managed IT Service Provider CEO, Terry Rossi, Signs Publishing Deal to Help Small Businesses Through Cyber-Crime Crisis Surging in 2020.

 

Mount Holly, NJ- October 15, 2020- PICS ITech co-founder and CEO, Terry Rossi, has teamed up with 31 of the top leading IT professionals across the country in the release of the new book, On Thin Ice. Sharing their proven strategies to help prevent the imminent threat of cybercrime and protect your business.

Warning: Your Computer May Be Haunted

Goblins, and ghouls and cybersecurity…oh my! Even though Halloween is all about tricks and treats, nothing is scarier than being unprepared and uneducated when it comes to the security of your business’s data and finances. Each day, dangerous, well-funded crime rings are using state of the art techniques to hack into the accounts of small businesses just like you!

The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) reports that 1 in 5 small businesses have been victims of cyber-crime, and since the Coronavirus Pandemic, these numbers have splurged.

IT Security Smart Tips for Smart Phones

If you’re planning on heading out of town – or to the local coffee shop to work –keep in mind these IT security smart tips for smartphones.

Protect your devices from thieves. All mobile devices should be passcode-protected and loaded with apps that will help you track and find them in case they get lost or stolen.

If You Think Your Business Is Too Small To Be Hacked…You’re Going to Want to Read This…

In a world of rampant cybercrime, hackers thrive on the blind faith of their targets. Despite high-profile digital security breaches showing up in the news nearly every week, most still assume they’re safe from attack. The thinking goes that while large companies like Google, Facebook, Apple are the data jackpot for cyber-criminals, my business is far too small to justify a hacker’s attention…right?

Wrong.

The Cost of Not Paying Attention – Why you may be denied coverage for your cyber claim.

 

Remember that old commercial where the actor said, “I’m not a doctor, but I do play one on TV,” well I’m not a lawyer, but I play one almost every day in our business.

 

Due Diligence and Due Care
Today the topic of conversation was the legalese terms “due diligence” and “due care”.

As a business owner, due diligence and due care can be a really big deal to you, especially when it comes to your company’s cybersecurity and insurance protection.

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Why Cybersecurity Training for Employees Is Essential

Let’s say one of your employees receives an email that looks like it’s from one of your clients filled with links out to “urgent” documents. Are you confident they won’t click one?

If your accounting team receives an email asking them to wire a payment to a different account, how certain are you that they would know better?

What about when one of your employees is at home, checking their work email on their mobile device and suddenly gets an email with a chance to win an iPad in exchange for taking a simple 5-minute survey.