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6 Essential Cybersecurity Best Practices Your Business Won’t Want To Miss

August 22, 2018 | Jeremy Conway, CTO & Managing Partner of MAD Security, on behalf of WesternBanker

Cybersecurity continues to be a hot topic for small and medium-sized businesses (SMB). It’s not uncommon for smaller businesses to believe that because of their size, “there isn’t much to steal,” so cybercriminals will simply not target them. This assumption couldn’t be further from the truth. The 2017 State of Cybersecurity in Small & Medium-Sized Business Report conducted annually by the Ponemon Institute clearly debunks these ideas, showing that 61 percent of smaller businesses experienced a cyberattack and 54 percent reported data breaches involving sensitive information in 2017. Smaller businesses obviously cannot match the spending on cybersecurity technologies or staff a full team of cybersecurity experts like their larger counterparts. Still, there are ways for smaller businesses to compensate for these budgetary and resource limitations to implement an effective comprehensive cybersecurity defense.

Vendor Management in the Interconnected World

July 1, 2018 | Cliff Neve, COO & Managing Partner of MAD Security, on behalf of WesternBanker

Most organizations have multiple partners with physical or logical access to their information and information systems, and few institutions have done assessments on the full scope of risk introduced. Access can range from cleaning contracts to vendors operating their entire IT infrastructure as a Managed Service Provider. We have found that organizations do not effectively account for these third-parties; below is a process for gathering cybersecurity vendor management requirements and building a program that fosters protection of sensitive data.

MAD Security Awarded All Four GSA Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services (HACS)

June 18, 2018 | PR Web

MAD Security has passed GSA’s rigorous written and oral review boards for all four of the new cybersecurity Special Item Numbers (SINS), which includes Penetration Testing (SIN 132-45A), Incident Response (SIN 132-45B), Cyber Hunt (SIN 132-45C), and Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (SIN 132-45D).

Cybersecurity Spotlight: Jeremy Conway, MAD Security

March 8, 2018 | BlueCat

BlueCat’s Cybersecurity Spotlight series aims to shed light on experts in cybersecurity, and how they got into their role, how they see it evolving, and what advice they would give to others who are considering the profession. This article features Jeremy Conway, CTO at MAD Security.

MAD Security and BlackRidge Technology Partner to Deliver Next Generation Cyber Security Solutions to Government and Commercial Markets

December 12, 2017 | PR Web

MAD Security, LLC., a premier provider of cyber security solutions and Managed Security Services, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with BlackRidge Technology International, Inc. (OTCQB:  BRTI), a leading provider of next generation cyber defense solutions. The partnership provides a fully managed solution that protects enterprise networks and cloud services from today’s advanced cyber threats to federal agencies and commercial industries across the United States.

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