IT Guidebook

Recommended IT Policies

Good governance and accountability require an organization to adopt policies and procedures related to IT to provide criteria and guidance for the company’s computer-related operations. To effectively protect computing resources and data, companies should have an...

Guest Article: Cybersecurity – Legal Expert Analysis

Navigating the ambiguous requirement of ‘Reasonable Security’ measures while protecting personal information. Over the last couple of years, cybersecurity laws have commonly required that sensitive information be protected through the use of “reasonable security.”...

Guest Article: Disposing Technology

What businesses should know about electronic data destruction and e-recycling to maintain data compliance, avoid a catastrophic data breach, and protect the environment. IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) is the process of retiring computer equipment and other IT Hardware...

Guest Article: Cybersecurity Insurance

Times have certainly changed with respect to cybersecurity controls. Regardless of industry or organizational size, companies should expect to see a continued disciplined underwriting approach that remains laser-focused on data security controls, with rates continuing...

Guest Article: Cybersecurity Considerations for Small Organizations and Nonprofits

Ensuring your organization has a robust cybersecurity environment takes a lot of resources specifically qualified people. For small and nonprofit organizations that don’t have the budget to support hiring so many different professionals, this can be problematic. A...

Guest Article: Incident Response Planning

Imagine this: You’re the Executive Director of a $5 million dollar nonprofit organization. It’s 6:30 AM on Monday morning and even though you wish you were still sleeping; you are logging into your email to follow-up with some donors. You get a login error message,...

Guest Article: Cybersecurity Audits and Assessments

How do you tell if your information technology environment is properly implemented? An audit is the best way to find out. Many organizations do not have sufficient staff or resources to be able to perform such an audit. Even if you do have a robust internal IT...

Guest Article: Vulnerability Assessments and Penetration Tests

There is some confusion between what a vulnerability assessment accomplishes versus a penetration test. While both are critical in reducing cybersecurity attacks, a vulnerability assessment encompasses scanning the environment for anomalies within your IT environment....

Guest Article: Outsourcing IT Services as Part of Your Cybersecurity Model

Most outsourced IT support companies can provide multiple services thereby allowing a company to focus on its business. It is important to understand what your outsourced IT company is or is not providing, especially with respect to security monitoring, threat...

Guest Article: 5 Tips for Cybersecurity – A Guide to Protecting your Business

Small and midsize businesses (SMBs) spend less on cybersecurity than larger organizations. SMBs collect data that cybercriminals want; customer, employee, and vendor names, addresses, social security numbers, dates of birth, driver’s licenses, and insurance...
Recommended IT Policies

Recommended IT Policies

Good governance and accountability require an organization to adopt policies and procedures related to IT to provide criteria and guidance for the company’s computer-related operations. To effectively protect computing resources and data, companies should have an...

read more
Guest Article: Cybersecurity – Legal Expert Analysis

Guest Article: Cybersecurity – Legal Expert Analysis

Navigating the ambiguous requirement of ‘Reasonable Security’ measures while protecting personal information. Over the last couple of years, cybersecurity laws have commonly required that sensitive information be protected through the use of “reasonable security.”...

read more
Guest Article: Disposing Technology

Guest Article: Disposing Technology

What businesses should know about electronic data destruction and e-recycling to maintain data compliance, avoid a catastrophic data breach, and protect the environment. IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) is the process of retiring computer equipment and other IT Hardware...

read more
Guest Article: Cybersecurity Insurance

Guest Article: Cybersecurity Insurance

Times have certainly changed with respect to cybersecurity controls. Regardless of industry or organizational size, companies should expect to see a continued disciplined underwriting approach that remains laser-focused on data security controls, with rates continuing...

read more
Guest Article: Incident Response Planning

Guest Article: Incident Response Planning

Imagine this: You’re the Executive Director of a $5 million dollar nonprofit organization. It’s 6:30 AM on Monday morning and even though you wish you were still sleeping; you are logging into your email to follow-up with some donors. You get a login error message,...

read more
Guest Article: Cybersecurity Audits and Assessments

Guest Article: Cybersecurity Audits and Assessments

How do you tell if your information technology environment is properly implemented? An audit is the best way to find out. Many organizations do not have sufficient staff or resources to be able to perform such an audit. Even if you do have a robust internal IT...

read more
Guest Article: Vulnerability Assessments and Penetration Tests

Guest Article: Vulnerability Assessments and Penetration Tests

There is some confusion between what a vulnerability assessment accomplishes versus a penetration test. While both are critical in reducing cybersecurity attacks, a vulnerability assessment encompasses scanning the environment for anomalies within your IT environment....

read more