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Guide to Cyber Insurance Policies

Guide to Cyber Insurance Policies

Cyber attacks are on the rise. Hackers strike on average every 39 seconds. Yet according to IBM, the average time to identify a breach in 2019 was 206 days! How much damage could be done during that time? Seventy-one percent of those breaches were financially motivated, while 25% were espionage. The average cost of a [...]read more »
WEBINAR: Back to Work

WEBINAR: Back to Work

Is your organization gearing up to bring your remote workforce back into the office?  Before moving forward, you may want to take a step back and make sure you have policies and procedures in place to make the transition as smooth as possible. Some important questions to ask: Do employees feel safe coming back into [...]read more »
Forbes: Seven IT Security Tips For A Remote Workforce

Forbes: Seven IT Security Tips For A Remote Workforce

For many businesses around the world, remote work has become essential to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Whether you're familiar with working from home or your company is still adjusting, it's important that your information technology procedures don't slip through the cracks. Without a remote worker policy and the proper tools deployed to [...]read more »
Telemundo Dallas: Home Technology Recommendations

Telemundo Dallas: Home Technology Recommendations

Javier Cuevas, vCTO at DKBinnovative, spoke to Telemundo Dallas about the network, computer, and Internet technology your employees need to work from home. Reliable, high-speed Internet connection required Cable or Fiber Internet service of at least 10 Mbps; Increased bandwidth if multiple streaming devices and services exist. Satellite or wireless peer-to-peer Internet service is highly [...]read more »
WEBINAR: Activating and Optimizing Your Remote Workforce

WEBINAR: Activating and Optimizing Your Remote Workforce

> Panelists from 10 of the nation's leading IT management firms > Moderated by DKBinnovative's CEO Keith Barthold The Covid-19 crisis and resulting shelter-in-place orders have many businesses with a remote workforce for the first time, and leaders faced with how to manage telecommuting employees. Learn how to manage your remote workforce productively and securely [...]read more »
DOWNLOADABLE TEMPLATE: Employee Work From Home Policy

DOWNLOADABLE TEMPLATE: Employee Work From Home Policy

There are many advantages to working from home — employees don't have the dreaded daily commute and employers may save on some overhead expenses. But a remote workforce brings its own challenges. How can you maintain the same productivity? What cybersecurity vulnerabilities are introduced when employees use their own wifi and join the business network [...]read more »
Keith Barthold Leads Cybersecurity Workshop for Oil & Gas Sector

Keith Barthold Leads Cybersecurity Workshop for Oil & Gas Sector

Program Hosted by CPA Firm Hupp, Bauer, Hanson & Lewis The oil & gas sector is one of the latest industries to step into hackers’ crosshairs, becoming a valuable target for those who wish to exploit industrial control systems. As the industry adopts new technologies into their operations —SCADA, data analytics, smart sensors —  to […]

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Four IT Disaster-Recovery Lessons from the North Texas Tornadoes

Four IT Disaster-Recovery Lessons from the North Texas Tornadoes

On October 20, 2019, multiple tornados touched down across Dallas, including an EF-3 tornado that traveled more than 15 miles while producing winds up to 140 miles per hour. The storm caused an estimated $2 billion in damage, the costliest in Texas history.   THE CHALLENGE The tornado directly hit the headquarters of Texas Colon […]

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Facebook’s $5 Billion Fine: Much More than Just a Financial Loss

Facebook’s $5 Billion Fine: Much More than Just a Financial Loss

by Keith Barthold   Facebook’s recent record-breaking settlement by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) shows companies why they must be particularly diligent about keeping their client data safe and secure. It’s good business. It reinforces the trust clients place in the hands of companies. And It allows organizations to preserve two important cornerstones of any […]

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