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Cybersecurity: The Increasing Need to Protect Our Devices

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing Cybersecurity is needed now more than ever. Coronavirus has exposed why we’re at risk. Large-scale growth of work-from-home technologies, customer-facing networks, online cloud services have all been exploited by cyber attackers. COVID-19 has led to increased susceptibility to attacks with a 30% increase in cyber attacks reported each week in…

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Securing the Mosaic: Strategies for Strengthening Enterprise Cybersecurity

Diana Burley, PhD, Executive Director & Chair at Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection Enterprise environments are characterized by an increasingly complex mixture of devices, networks, and computing platforms. Some of these devices are owned and controlled by the enterprise. Others are not – think BYOD and the increasing number of IoT devices. The networks often span…

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Cybersecurity: So Much Time, So Little Progress

Dianna Booher, CEO, Booher Research Institute As I read of the latest cyberattack, the worst in history, involving hospitals, shipping systems, and corporations in more than 150 countries, I see much hand-wringing. But the first thing that comes to my mind is the old mantra: “Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame…

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PR Genome Webinar: Cybersecurity 101 and What Your Agency Needs to Know

  Webinar Overview From cyber extortion, to ransomware to malware – a cyber attack can be devastating, often resulting in the loss of revenue, interrupted business continuity and significant damages to both brand reputation and corporate morale. While many public relations agencies provide crisis communications for clients experiencing a breach – they are not immune…

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The Cybersecurity Implications of Brexit for Your Company

By Venkat Rajaji, Senior Vice President Marketing, Core Security Some analysts view the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union as the catalyst for economic turmoil – from roiling the U.K. real estate market to the slowdown in various vertical markets. While many implications associated with Brexit are being discussed, it may take years to…

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Stop Ransomware Before it Starts (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing In 2020, ransomware attacks grew at least 7-fold.  By 2025, at least 75% of IT organizations will face at least 1 ransomware attack.  When considering the lost revenue caused by halted business operations and the costs companies incur to recover from a ransom attack, the true cost of ransomware is…

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The Need for Both Humans and Tech in the Fight Against Ransomware (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing While COVID-19 rages on, a second pandemic is ravaging businesses everywhere.  Since the start of coronavirus, ransomware attacks have risen over 400%.  The costs associated with the attacks will top $20 billion in 2021, or $2 million per business affected.  Even with measures being taken against coronavirus, ransomware will not…

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The Importance of Small Business Security: What You Need To Know

CommPRO Editorial Staff As an entrepreneur, you’ve likely spent hours, or even years, building your small business, and you know how important it is to protect your business. However, after all the time and effort you’ve put into running a small business, choosing the right protection and security measures for your company can be challenging.…

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Bancambios Builds DeFi Platform on the Solana Blockchain

CommPRO Editorial Staff The Bancambios DeFi project is here. The token, (ticker: BX), will be minted on top of the Solana blockchain, the initial invitation to participate would be released to the Solana and the DeFi community at first. The technology company that registered to the Solana Hackathon in May 2021, is enthusiastically participating at…

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Using Blockchain Technology to Solve Dollar Liquidity Shortage

CommPRO Editorial Staff XREX, a crypto-fiat fintech company driving financial inclusion via blockchain, closed its $17 million Pre-A round, which was oversubscribed by 200%. XREX will use the funding to expand its fiat currency portfolio, acquire additional licenses, and forge partnerships with more financial institutions and digital wallets. Led by CDIB Capital Group (TWSE: 2883),…

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Web Security 101: How to Save Yourself Time and Money

Regina Thomas You are probably using the internet to boost the performance of your business or perform various company operations. However, even if the internet is an essential resource for your company, you have to be cautious when it. The challenge comes up in tracking the many challenges associated with its use. So, we look…

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Protecting Your Data for the Work From Home Future (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing In 2020, 62% of Americans worked from home.  While remote work has increased productivity, lowered office costs, and alleviated community stress for many, the rapid shift brought new cybersecurity concerns.  The COVID-19 pandemic prompted a new wave of security concerns almost overnight, and cyber attacks have skyrocketed.  In early 2020,…

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How to Make Sure Your Business Data Stays Secure

Samantha Higgins The data your company collects and stores are extremely important. Not only your own but also the personally identifiable information (PII) of your clients. Without the proper security that data is subject to theft and other forms of cyber extortion. In 2020 alone close to 740 million files were breached across all business…

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5 Things You Must Do to Grow Your Small Business

Image Source: Pexels.com Audrey Evans Are you planning to open a small business? You need to stock up on a few very crucial items. These are the things that you will need to make your venture a success. They are very easy to acquire and even easier to make use of. Here are the 5…

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Gregory FCA Acquires New York-Based PR Firm Affect

CommPRO Editorial Staff Gregory FCA, one of the 50 largest PR firms in the nation, announced today that it has acquired New York-based Affect, a B2B public relations and marketing firm with almost 20 years of experience serving technology, healthcare, and professional services clients.  Affect’s Founder and President Sandra Fathi will take on the role of…

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The Growing Threat of Deepfakes to Brand and Executive Reputation

Alex Romero, COO, Constella Intelligence Fake viral videos, images, and audio clips that appear indiscernibly real are catching public attention in a myriad of ways, as bad actors look to intentionally damage reputations or impersonate key individuals to obtain sensitive data or influence public opinion. Known as a “deepfake,” a portmanteau of “deep learning” and…

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IP Expert Offers Top 10 Investment Opportunities & Industry Trends for 2021

CommPRO Editorial Staff JiNan Glasgow George, recognized worldwide for her expertise in intellectual property, has offered her outlook on the Top 10 Investment Opportunities and Industry Trends for 2021. Her analytics offer a snapshot of what’s going on with patent activity and offers a forecast on what companies are developing, offering keen insight new products…

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GOP Impeachment Debate Speeches: Ignoring The History, The Facts And The Crime

Author’s Note: This is the 17th in a series of occasional political columns that I’ll be writing for CommPRO.biz  until Inauguration Day, January 20. Previously, I wrote 17 political columns leading up to Election Day. FYI: My first public relations job was with a political firm, where I worked on local, statewide and presidential campaigns. In this column…

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The Role of PR In Stopping The Spread of Misinformation

Danielle Ruckert, Account Director at Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications Fake news is all around us, from disinformation related to election security to misinformation about effects of the COVID-19 vaccine. As PR professionals, every one of us in this industry has a responsibility to adhere to the highest standards of accuracy and truth in advancing the…

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