FBI Warns of Hackers Mailing Ransomware-Infected USBs

The FBI recently released a warning to all US organizations to be cautious with unsolicited mails with USBs. The agency says that cyber actors use this new trick to introduce malware into corporate networks. This article explains how these malware-infected USBs work, who is responsible and highlights how to keep your Chicagoland organization safe from ransomware.

MFA Is Now Mandatory for Cyber Liability Insurance

Several cyber liability insurance providers now require businesses to adopt multi-factor authentication to qualify for coverage. Here's why and how to meet the MFA mandates.

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Data Breaches Are on the Rise
According to Gartner, the global information security market will skyrocket to a record $170.4 billion this year.

Is Your Organization Making These Three Critical Mistakes?

Recent research by Verizon shows that over 86% of data breaches are financially motivated. A similar study by CSO Online estimates the average cost of each cyberattack to be about $3.9 million. According to IBM, this figure could be as high as 8.64 million in the U.S. The bad news is that almost  70% of business executives feel that their cybersecurity risks are increasing by the day.

Get the Most Out of Your 2022 Cybersecurity Budget

It's almost impossible to scan through any news website today without finding an article on a recent data breach. And in each publication, you'll read about how the breaches inconvenienced and devastated the affected businesses.

Cyberattacks are inarguably every modern-day business leader or owner's most significant concern.

LeadingIT Acquires Dura-Tech Enterprises Further Expanding Chicagoland Presence

Top 250 MSSP announces its second MSP acquisition in Chicagoland

Chicago, IL  (February 1st, 2022):  LeadingIT, a Chicagoland cybersecurity and IT support company, announced today the acquisition of Dura-Tech Enterprises, a cyber focused technology solutions provider based in Manteno, IL, working with businesses to protect their organization and improve their technology in the South Chicagoland area.

Only 46% Of SMBs Have Password Management in Place

Your passwords are the primary line of defense in safeguarding your sensitive data from unauthorized access. They act as barriers between the bad guys and the organization's systems. According to the 10th edition of Verizon's Data Breach Investigation Report, over 80% of hacking-related breaches begin with compromising passwords.