Manage Third Party Risk with a SOC 2 Audit

Business owners and executives are familiar with the concept of risk management. From managing inventory levels to reviewing insurance coverage to maintain a proper level of protection, it’s a routine business practice

2020-04-22T09:38:32-04:00April 21, 2020|Categories: Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Cybersecurity|Tags: , |

3 Steps to Reduce Risk of Coronavirus Phishing Scams

Source: RSM US LLP.  PBMares is a member of RSM US Alliance.  With the coronavirus pandemic consuming attention and companies focusing on implementing safety, readiness and response measures, a surge in potentially harmful phishing scams has emerged.

CMMC Frequently Asked Questions

The necessity to protect data is one not limited to private sector businesses that store, manage and process personally identifiable information (PII). In fact, government agencies such as the Department of Defense (DoD) also need to evaluate, review and enhance cybersecurity measures both internally and with contractors.

2020-03-13T11:08:48-04:00March 10, 2020|Categories: Cybersecurity, Government Contracting|Tags: , |

10 Things to Consider When Buying Cyber Insurance

When most people think of cybersecurity and data breaches, large government, financial, and retail entities typically come to mind. Since we tend to only hear of breaches with big-name entities, small businesses tune it out, thinking these are problems only larger organizations experience.

2020-03-17T13:00:00-04:00March 4, 2020|Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , |

Cyber Insurance for Small Businesses

When most people think of cybersecurity and data breaches, large government, financial, and retail entities typically come to mind. Since we tend to only hear of breaches with big-name entities, small businesses tune it out, thinking these are problems only larger organizations experience.

2020-03-02T21:28:24-05:00February 21, 2020|Categories: Cybersecurity, Leaders: Cybersecurity and Risk Control|Tags: , |

How DoD Contractors Can Prepare for CMMC Implementation In 2020

Cybercrime costs the U.S. economy between $57 billion and $109 billion every year and is not showing any signs of slowing down.

2020-03-02T21:30:20-05:00February 7, 2020|Categories: Cybersecurity, Government Contracting|Tags: , , |

Fighting Cyber Risk at Clubs

Ask any security expert and they will tell you that it’s not a matter of “if”, but “when” your organization will suffer a cyberattack.  And while you might think a Country Club isn’t a huge target for hackers, the reality is that no organization is safe anymore, particularly smaller entities.

2020-01-23T13:19:56-05:00January 23, 2020|Categories: Cybersecurity, Hospitality|Tags: , , |

How Can Construction Companies Manage Cybersecurity Risks?

Construction contractors can spend their entire career bidding work, managing projects and handling cash flow issues, while on the way to a banner year. Then [...]

What You Should Learn from the Equifax Data Breach

Equifax, one of the three main credit reporting companies, announced last week that the personal information of 143 million people was exposed in a data breach – one of the largest in U.S. history.

2020-03-12T12:28:47-04:00September 13, 2017|Categories: Cybersecurity, Financial Institutions|Tags: |