07/15/2021
It’s that time of year again. Your organization’s cyber insurance contract is coming up for renewal. Year over year, you notice that the premiums have been steadily increasing.
06/15/2021
The Scarlett Group - One of the top 100 fastest growing Gator-led companies in 2021. We are excited to announce that The Scarlett Group has been listed as one of the fastest growing Gator-led businesses in 2021!
06/07/2021
When buying a new piece of real estate, it is a universally accepted practice to hire an assessor to inspect the property prior to purchase. These assessments check for issues ranging from foundational deterioration to improper safety practices.
05/11/2021
Cybercriminals are a lot like termites – they seek out any opening and feed on the foundation of an organization. There is no easy way to protect an environment from a determined attacker.
04/13/2021
With all the talk surrounding CMMC, it is a safe bet that many organizations are feeling confused and overwhelmed regarding all these new terms, compliance framework
03/05/2021
The Dark Web. If there is a more obviously sinister sounding term in the IT world, I don’t want to hear it. It’s pretty safe to assume that most people have at least heard of the Dark Web.
01/25/2021
Moving to the Cloud Let’s face it – most businesses rely on email to get things done.
09/29/2020
Welcome to our “Threat Analysis” series of blogs! These posts cover a specific industry and the threats targeting them. The goal with this series is to raise awareness about cybercriminal threats, one post at a time.
06/02/2020
As much of the world has had to shift to a work-from-home model in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, co
03/23/2020
An expression commonly associated with the U.S. Navy is “every sailor is a firefighter.” This saying exemplifies the Navy’s policy of preparing every sailor for an emergency during basic training.
01/17/2020
New Year’s Resolutions represent a desire to improve oneself in an area of life that may be neglected. Most of these resolutions are focused on health, finances, or happiness. These promises for the new year provide a convenient “cutover” date for…
12/05/2019
Last month, we discussed the importance of practicing “defense-in-depth” within an organization.
10/22/2019
The western front of World War I was initially highly mobile and dynamic. It wasn’t until the armies began to utilize basic entrenchments that the famous stalemate began. These basic defenses eventually grew to become a massive array of…
09/26/2019
An HVAC vendor tells you that he needs to check your server rooms for proper airflow. You don’t think twice about letting him in, he does what he needs to, and he is gone before too long. A few weeks later, your company is plastered on the local…
08/06/2019
Someone needs to tell cyber-criminals to take notes from old-west bank robbers. Who doesn’t love gunslingers loudly dueling it out with cowboys after busting into a bank vault with dynamite? The getaway while under fire was always the best scene in…
06/26/2019
In the year 2000, people dreaded the “Y2K Bug” and believed that it would wreak havoc on the world’s technological infrastructure. These fears were founded off the belief that the applications and hardware would not be able to handle the date format…
02/19/2019
Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity (or DRBC) is a key component of the operational infrastructure of any business. Yet many companies don’t think about it until an unexpected calamity arises.
02/11/2019
There are many reasons your company should implement an IT governance framework.
02/01/2019
Information is probably the most important asset of any business. As such, it needs a proactive management approach. Sadly, many small businesses lack the necessary technical and financial resources to commit full-time personnel to managing…
01/24/2019
Customer demands are evolving each day. New service models and technologies are pushing conventional service providers from their comfort zones. These innovations are redefining industries from the IT to the financial sector.