ARTICLES ABOUT cybersecurity

April 25, 2022

The Importance of Database Risk Management

Since there are always going to be constant threats to security of your data, data risks are important to both plan for and have an
understanding of the different potential threats they pose. Data risk management is all about how businesses manage their data and how they mitigate potential risks.

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March 16, 2021

Microsoft Updates: Discontinued Browsers, Microsoft Exchange Vulnerabilities

Microsoft has recently announced newly discovered vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Exchange Server. Support for the Edge Legacy browser has ended, while support for Internet Explorer 11 is soon to follow.

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January 30, 2021

Cloud Information Security Tips

Recent years have seen a dramatic increase in cloud security breaches, and it seems as if this trend will only continue. This article offers tips on ensuring better cloud security for your organization.

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January 27, 2021

Top Five Social Media Security Risks

Regardless of whether social media is a component of your district’s day-to-day operations, it’s definitely worth reviewing the risks to ensure that your data is as safe as possible. This article features some best practices for social media use.

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January 25, 2021

In the Midst of a Ransomware Attack

How one of our member districts, Roxborough Water and Sanitation, defeated a Ransomware attack. Also featuring a few CSD Pool resources for members to enhance and support your cybersecurity defenses.

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January 24, 2021

Staying Cyber-secure While Remote

Working from home has become the new norm and requires additional cyber security considerations. Here are some best practices to help keep your home office as cyber-secure as the actual one.

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January 20, 2021

Ready for Anything: Responding to a Phishing Attack

How to avoid or repair from a phishing attack. Another excerpt from our Ready for Anything booklet.

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January 20, 2021

Unlocking Ransomware: Options, Outcomes, and Ethics

With our members providing a range of necessary public services that include water and wastewater treatment, health, fire and emergency services, parks and recreation, and more, public entities form high profile targets for cybercriminals who are aware of their vulnerabilities and ready to exploit them. This article features best practices for board members when dealing with ransomware.

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