Cybersecurity attacks are evolving, becoming more sophisticated, more frequent, and much more widespread, leading to elevated operational risks to banks and financial firms as a whole.
More than most types of business, financial management firms carry a heavy burden to avoid cybersecurity risk and protect their clients’ sensitive information. This is because cybercriminals mark them as a high-value target, which in turn leads to needs for IT compliance. Whenever I meet with owners and managers of financial firms to discuss their […]
A self-assessment is the first step to understanding your IT environment, your processes, and what gaps you have in your security program.
By: Karl Bickmore, CEO, Snap Tech IT Whenever I come across a useful new tool on the market that I think might benefit our customers, I’m always eager to share it. And what better way to get the information to the most people possible than blogging about it? I recently had one of those moments, when […]
Because the firm must adhere to SEC regulations, it was imperative that their IT providers understand the regulation & compliance rigors that must go on with data security. With IT security as a leading concern, the firm found themselves having to offer IT security recommendations to their previous provider. The firm was concerned about regulatory red flags being missed.
Did you know that there is a new type of cybersecurity threat that your Antivirus and Firewall won’t catch? As we began implementing threat detection in our internal systems, we discovered a new type of security threat that a firewall or antivirus is unlikely to catch. It’s known as Lnkr vulnerability and its currently making […]
The Firm had a very familiar problem that a lot of companies have, Bandwidth. With no true IT department or security policy in place, they were left vulnerable to cyber-attacks.
Snap Tech IT is now a CMMC-AB Registered Provider Organization (RPO) “I am so pleased to announce that Snap Tech IT has been approved by the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB) as a CMMC Registered Provider Organization as an RPO!” says Karl Bickmore, CEO Snap Tech IT In the CMMC ecosystems, RPOs provide […]
A Tactical Guide to Social Engineering- 70-90% of all malicious breaches are due to social engineering & phishing attacks. Hackers love to prey on human weaknesses like Sympathy, Fear, Trust, Laziness, Ignorance, Greed, and Ego.