ON NAVIGATING THE WATERS OF

SMALL BUSINESS CYBER SECURITY

Cyber Criminals Love CPAs

By Adam Anderson / July 10, 2017

Cyber Criminals are an awful like business people.  They are focused on creating the most value out of their efforts.  As such, they attack the markets that have the most value for them. A study in March of 2016 by Carolyn Sun, Entrepreneur Magazine outlined the 15 top SMB revenue generators, aka the kinds of small…

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A conversation with Onward Nation

By Adam Anderson / July 8, 2017

I recently was lucky enough to spend some time with Stephen Woessner. He is a legit entrepreneur and has a sixth sense about business and systems.   He was kind enough to invite me onto his show, Onward Nation, where we covered topics ranging from the psychology of what stops people from taking action to some…

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Thank you Franchise Euphoria!

By Adam Anderson / July 4, 2017

Thank you Josh Brown and all the people at Franchise Euphoria for hosting me as a guest on your PODCast.  I really enjoyed our chat and appreciate your passion for helping the Franchise and Small Business Owner address their liabilities head on. Here is the link to the Show. Here are the show notes: Key…

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As A Service Security

By Adam Anderson / July 2, 2017

I talk a lot about what you need to do in order to stay safe… Backups Patching and Updates Stronger Authentication Cyber Security Insurance Move to the cloud But I don’t really point you guys in directions where to look.  The following are examples of companies you can work with to do the “As A…

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Security Check List for My Rig

By Adam Anderson / June 27, 2017

I get the following question a lot:  “Adam, what is it that you do to protect yourself in the Cyber World?”  I’ll answer that question, but let’s set the stage. Back in the early 2000s, MTV had a show called “Pimp my Ride” where a crew of automotive experts, from West Cost Customs, took old…

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Poor man’s Cyber Security

By Adam Anderson / June 16, 2017

A lot of focus is put on the technology around cyber security.  Most business owners are in the mindset of “I must spend money on consultants and technology!  I must spend all the money to get all the security!!!”.  Turns out this is a normal fear reaction when people try to address complex problems that…

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The FBI helps Small Business? Yup.

By Adam Anderson / June 6, 2017

I’ve been a member of InfraGard, the private sector face of the FBI, for about 8 years now.  They recently gave the program a face lift and I thought it might be time to explain how InfraGard works and how Small Business Owners should approach it. In the FBI’s words: “InfraGard is a partnership between…

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5 tips to resist ransomware

By Adam Anderson / June 2, 2017

The #wannacry attack really raised awareness about cyber crime and ransomware to a higher pitch.  I’ve been doing speaking engagements lately and it seems like no one wants to talk about anything else.   So, to make my life easier… I’ve created a quick infographic that tells the small business owner what they should do…

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New Corporate Partnerships

By Adam Anderson / May 31, 2017

In order to make sure we are providing advise and guidance that is up to date and aligned with industry, I have decided to form official partnerships with the following companies through their partner programs.

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Reduce your Risk & Impact from Ransom Ware

By Adam Anderson / May 25, 2017

There is a lot of news out there these days talking about Ransom Ware.  #Wannacry hit over 100 countries and countless computers.  But when you look at who got hit and how it happened, the story isn’t that bad for US based small businesses. The reason for this is that ransom ware and malware tend…

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