The View From NCS Technologies

Protecting Against Cyber Threats from Nation States

Posted by Mike Turicchi on Sep 29, 2022 5:10:59 PM

When looking at cyber threats posed by nation states, organizations need to assess their risk and prioritize security accordingly. What are the goals of states and criminal gangs? What risks do they pose? Read this article for an overview and tips on protective measures.
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Local Governments Stay Vigilant to Cyber Threats When Acquiring Technology

Posted by Mike Turicchi on Sep 29, 2022 12:14:03 PM

Technology in cities and counties is vulnerable to hackers and malicious actors, which means local government administrators need to stay on guard. Read this blog for highlights on factors contributing to the vulnerability of government agencies. And get recommendations from the director of Baltimore's Department of Public Works on what local jurisdictions should do to bolster security.
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The Hybrid Work Model and Its Impact on the Threat Landscape

Posted by Mike Turicchi on Sep 29, 2022 10:14:42 AM

Technology has given many workers the ability to work virtually anywhere. While this has helped drive up productivity and employee satisfaction, the hybrid- and remote-work movement has also helped cyber criminals as they continually hunt for ways inside an organization's systems. Read this timely article that outlines the security risks with a hybrid workforce and what you can do to limit your organization's risks.
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Mitigating Cybersecurity Risks for Hybrid Work Environments

Posted by Mike Turicchi on Sep 27, 2022 5:15:05 PM

The distributed workforce continues to present significant security challenges. How do IT teams secure employees who are working from anywhere and on any device connected to multiple networks? Here's a great article outlining security imperatives tailored to the modern workforce.
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Workers Go Back to the Office: Cybersecurity After COVID-19

Posted by Mike Turicchi on Sep 27, 2022 10:19:23 AM

When the pandemic ushered in an unprecedented period of remote work, businesses had to quickly overhaul their security operations to protect workers and devices outside the traditional corporate firewall. And now with more and more workers returning to the office, the cybersecurity landscape is changing once again. Read on to discover how companies are tackling hybrid work security challenges.
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17 companies with great company culture and offering remote work setups

Posted by Mike Turicchi on Sep 26, 2022 3:14:11 PM

Company culture isn't some abstract buzzword confined to management theory textbooks; it's a powerful concept that drives employee success and business profitability. Check out the 17 companies renowned for their culture that also offer remote work opportunities.
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Cybersecurity Readiness Consultation

Posted by Mike Turicchi on Sep 26, 2022 12:23:06 PM

Technology and training are not enough to safeguard your organization against today's litany of cybersecurity attacks. NCS Technologies, Inc. can help you infuse safe behavior into your corporate culture. Book a meeting with our experts today.
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A free assessment of your hybrid work environment

Posted by Mike Turicchi on Sep 26, 2022 10:23:33 AM

Most organizations no longer have a workforce; they have two workforces—one remote and one in-person. And these two workforces require different capabilities and solutions to meet their unique needs. We can help you assess your hybrid work strengths and weaknesses. Book your free assessment today.
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New York is First State to Require CLE Course in Cybersecurity

Posted by Mike Turicchi on Sep 22, 2022 5:11:04 PM

Lawyers in New York have a new CLE requirement that includes one hour of coursework in cybersecurity, data privacy or data protection. Read the article for additional insight on where these requirements fit into ethical competence standards.
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10 Ways to Keep Students Safer with End-to-End Security

Posted by Mike Turicchi on Sep 22, 2022 3:10:53 PM

This tip sheet highlights 10 ways that Cisco Meraki solutions help schools remain safe by integrating endpoint security, network security, and physical security. Meraki's solution stack blocks harmful content, malicious files, and suspicious IP addresses; uses smarter security cameras with motion search and person detection technology to identify potential trespassers or unwanted incidents; and much more. The document also provides a link to an on-demand webinar. For more information about Cisco Meraki's integrated security technologies for safer schools, contact us today.
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