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Cyber Defense For The Win

With the NCAA basketball season championship tournaments going, we thought it would be a fitting time to apply what we know about basketball to what our experts say about the best practices in cybersecurity. Read More»

Cyber questions board members should ask

To be able to avoid serious damages, companies must thoroughly and constantly monitor threats, and then adjust their protective strategies accordingly. That usually means that cybersecurity has to be a priority from board members and owners on down to the company’s team. Read More»

FBI - Federal Bureau of Investigation

Sioux Falls area businesses have a rare opportunity to hear one of the nation’s top G-Men March 27. Supervisory Special Agent Jay Patel will open the US Chamber of Commerce event with an unclassified FBI briefing Read More»

Sioux Falls Chamber Cybersecurity Conference

There’s a 16-minute video available on YouTube that’s more compelling than most TV dramas. The real-life video shows a team of hired hackers breaking into a power cooperative’s facilities somewhere in the Midwest to test and help improve the company’s security’s practices. Read More»

Cybersecurity plans & business executives

The risks and potential consequences of cybercrime demand that cybersecurity be a priority for top business executives and corporate board members. Read More»

Cyber Threat Landscape Report

The Sioux Falls region is by no means isolated from national attack methods, such as the one that successfully targeted Equifax and exposed the personal information of tens of millions of Americans. Read More»

Data Breach legislation

South Dakota remains the last state in the nation without data breach reporting protection for citizens, but Attorney General Marty Jackley intends to change that with the help of lawmakers this session. Read More»

3 things to do following a ransomware attack

Ransomware on a laptop

With ransomware making repeat appearances in prime-time TV shows, you know the malware is a serious threat to real-life businesses. They're examples of art imitating life, but raise questions about how real-life companies should prepare and respond. Read More»

ABC / Grey's Anatomy Ransomware Episode

You know that ransomware is a big deal when it becomes the storyline in a popular TV show. Read More»

Bad Passwords - QWERTY

No. 25 on Splash Data’s annual ranking of the worst passwords – “trustno1” - seems rather odd. Short for “trust no one,” it’s probably good advice to follow when dealing with computer security, but it isn’t a good password. Read More»