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California Cyber Insurance Case Could Be Alarming For Businesses

Cyber security stakes are high. A recent court case in California, in which a healthcare provider had a data breach and filed a claim with its insurance company only to have the claim denied, is underscoring the critical need for businesses to invest in cybersecurity. In an article in “The Security Ledger,” a cybersecurity news… Read more »

Cybersecurity Tips For Small Businesses – Part 3 of 3

Have a small business? Working on Main Street, USA? Yes…you, too, should take steps to remain cyber secure to protect your business. This is as vital as locking your doors at night to make sure no one walks in and steals your inventory. Heather Engel, EVP of Sera-Brynn, recently hosted a roundtable discussion with local… Read more »

Cybersecurity Tips For Small Businesses – Part 2 of 3

All businesses, of all sizes, are vulnerable to cyber attacks and breaches. Even the smallest family owned company on Main Street, USA. Heather Engel, EVP of Sera-Brynn, recently hosted a roundtable discussion with local business professionals at the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce to discuss the basics of how to mitigate cyber risk by identifying… Read more »

Cybersecurity Tips For Small Businesses – Part 1 of 3

Large businesses. Medium businesses. Small businesses. Business is business. Every company, large or small needs to be aware of the threat of cyber attacks and the steps to take in the event that it becomes the target of one. Heather Engel, EVP of Sera-Brynn, recently hosted a roundtable discussion with local business professionals at the… Read more »

Make Employees Assets Against Cyber Attacks

Implementing security awareness training a necessity in today’s business world A company’s best assets — its employees — can be its weakest links when it comes to cybersecurity. Having employees trained in and understanding cybersecurity goes way beyond having strong passwords that are changed periodically. It’s a mindset that starts with having cybersecurity being paramount… Read more »

Calling All Tweeters. Protect Yourself.

Like other social media platforms, Twitter is fun for users. It’s social. Interactive. Allows you to catch up on the world news and the location of your favorite food truck. But, yes, amid the seemingly neverending stream of Tweets does lurk cyber hacks who are watching. Waiting. Poking and looking for a way in. We… Read more »

Protect Your Professional Profiles On LinkedIn

Now, we don’t want this to come as a shock, but not everybody is who they say they are on the Internet, even on the widely popular social networking website, LinkedIn. Like other social networking sites, people use the site to connect to others. LinkedIn boasts access to a vast network of professionals — as… Read more »

Social Media and CyberSecurity: Be Social and Secure

It’s true. Almost as many people use Facebook as live in the entire country of China. As reported by the Washington Post, by late 2014, the number of monthly active Facebook users exceeded 1.35 billion. That’s billion with a B. Needless to say, social media is popular. Especially when you factor in that most Facebook… Read more »

Risk Management in Cyberspace

Going on the offensive against cyber crime You could say that cyber theft is the crime that keeps on giving — for thieves. It’s also the crime that keeps on taking — from businesses and their clients. For business owners, it’s not a matter of if they will get hit by cyber thieves, but when…. Read more »

No website too small for hackers, firm says

This article featuring Sera-Brynn’s CEO and COO originally appeared on PilotOnline.com By Dave Forster The Virginian-Pilot © March 23, 2015 Rob Hegedus likens website and other malicious data hacks to cockroaches. “If you see one, there’s 20 you’re not seeing,” said Hegedus, the CEO of Suffolk-based cybersecurity firm Sera-Brynn. A recent run of website breaches… Read more »