Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Cyber Issues

The number and complexity of cyber threats continue to increase and so does the risk they pose to organizations. As this week’s quote states, cyber attacks are now viewed as the fifth dimension of warfare; we already have seen hacking by China and Russia on both government and private sector databases. If you haven’t made a plan to deal with cyber threats, now is the time to get started. This week we provide information and tips on cyber security that may help you in your efforts.

As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, Business Continuity/COOP professionals must pay more attention to the security of their organization’s connections. (Item #1)   Cyber security incidents can have business continuity implications and impacts that extend far beyond IT. (Item #2)   Research points to a widening range of technology vulnerabilities and potentially huge losses in value tied to innovation. (Item #3)

A computer network assessment will help you begin a cyber security plan to mitigate the largest risks to your business. (Item #4)   Protecting your company online begins with ensuring your employees are prepared to assist in keeping your computers and networks safe. (Item #5)   How would you know if you were the victim of a denial-of-service attack? (Item #6)

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