cybersecurity

Inside Business Features Sera-Brynn and Cybersecurity Tips

For businesses big and small, old and new, assets are the foundation of the company, and frankly, what makes it valuable. So, what would you do without them? In a recent article in Inside Business, “Each business must brace for a data breach,” Sera-Brynn executives were consulted and quoted, weighing in on the significance of… Read more »

Sera-Brynn Featured in the Daily Press, Speaking On Healthcare and Cybersecurity

With the 80 million-person Anthem data breach still fresh in the minds of Americans, security remains an issue of primary concern, especially when it comes to healthcare. In a recent Daily Press article, “Sentara links heath records to Department of Defense,” Sera-Brynn discusses the benefits and concerns around systems sharing. “We’re an interconnected society. We… 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 »

Will your cyber insurance policy save your business if it’s breached?

Cyber insurance has actually been around since the 1990’s, but it’s only recently become a hot topic. With Target, Home Depot, Anthem, Sony and other large breaches grabbing headlines, business owners are showing more interest than ever in cyber insurance. If businesses with six and seven figure annual cyber security budgets are getting breached, it’s… Read more »

Value of a Company Includes Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity — and the lack of it — can affect the valuation of a companyCompany owners and executives should treat cybersecurity as an investment Sony, JP Morgan Chase, Home Depot, Target, Anthem. And these are just the big American companies that have made the news recently after being victimized by cyber thieves. Countless other companies… Read more »

Data Breaches are Inevitable. How you Prepare Matters.

You cannot protect your business from a data breach. You can only prepare for it. Given enough time, the odds that your business will be the victim of some form of data breach are 100%. As the only Payment Card Industry (PCI) Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) in Southeastern Virginia (and one of only four in… Read more »