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9 Media Trends for 2022: Supply Chain, Healthcare, Infrastructure, HR, the Future of Money, and Cybersecurity Will Dominate the Media Landscape

Norman Birnbach, President, Birnbach Communications The big driver of trends this year will be determined, unfortunately, by the uncertainty due to the ongoing pandemic. Ultimately, we will adjust to a “new normal” – whatever that looks like. With that in mind, as we’ve done for 20 years, we’ve identified a mix of trends that we feel will…

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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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The Dangers of Cyber Attacks (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing It wasn’t too long ago when hackers, shutting down the mainframe, corrupting the system, and various other tech jargon was reserved to optimistic science fiction and overzealous TV shows. Yet the world is changing, suddenly technology and the web are at the forefront of almost every life in the western…

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A Conversation with Garrett M. Graff, Author, ‘Watergate: A New History’

  Garrett M. Graff, a distinguished magazine journalist, international bestselling historian, and regular TV commentator and producer, has spent nearly two decades covering politics, technology, and national security and is recognized today as one of the nation’s most prolific and wide-ranging journalists and historians. Join Michael in his discussion with Garrett Graff about his new…

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Navigating Risk

  “Gee, I wish we had one of them doomsday machines.” – George C. Scott as Gen. ‘Buck’ Turgidson in Dr. Strangelove I have always been amazed at the confident abandon with which we use words like “due diligence,” as if we can accurately and fully read and understand every risk — past, present and…

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Don’t Be Evil

“If there is a worse place than hell, I am in it”. … – Abraham Lincoln, after the battle of Fredericksburg, 1862 “In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.” – Anne Frank, writing in her diary weeks before her capture, 1944   In the spring of 1995, WIRED magazine’s Executive Editor…

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Richard Levick –The Middle Road

“I was lyin’ with my mess-mates on the cold and rocky ground When across the lines of battle came a most peculiar sound Says I “Now listen up me boys”, each soldier strained to hear As one young German voice sang out so clear “He’s singin’ bloddy well you know”, my partner says to me…

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How Blockchain Can Change the Future of Medicine (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing Right now, data breaches are a massive problem for the healthcare industry.  They cost an average of $429 per patient record compromised thanks to legal, technical and regulatory functions.  Healthcare centers also lose their reputation and consumer trust in the wake of a cyberattack.  Why would hackers target healthcare providers? …

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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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