Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative Will Crack Down on Government Contractors

The DOJ's Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative will target government contractors and grant recipients' security procedures in order to limit future cybersecurity problems. In this article, we review what you should know about the new civil cyber-fraud initiative, what might lead to infractions, and how to avoid hefty fines.

2022-05-10T14:06:43-04:00May 10, 2022|Categories: Cybersecurity, Government Contracting|Tags: |

Take 3 Steps Now to Survive a DOL Cybersecurity Audit

Hacking and ransomware have the potential to create havoc for the assets and sensitive data housed in benefit plans across the country. As a result, in 2021, the DOL scaled up its interest in how administrators are addressing and responding to cybersecurity risks.

2022-03-18T15:15:06-04:00March 18, 2022|Categories: Cybersecurity, Employee Benefit Plans|Tags: , , |

Federal Contractors on the Hook for Cybersecurity Readiness

In another demonstration of the federal government’s commitment to cybersecurity, the DOJ released details of its Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative. Here’s how contractors can comply.

2021-12-07T11:02:21-05:00December 7, 2021|Categories: Cybersecurity, Government Contracting|Tags: , |

Case Study | Not-for-Profit Overcomes a Financial Hack and Comes Back Stronger

A small Virginia nonprofit thought they were doing all the right things in terms of cybersecurity, cyber insurance and safety. They found out the hard way that it wasn’t enough to avoid the damage from a hacker that knew how to manipulate their weak points.

2022-01-10T09:29:29-05:00November 24, 2021|Categories: Cybersecurity, Not-for-Profit|Tags: , , |

Webinar Recording | Challenges and Opportunities for Not for Profits

Learn about the top challenges and opportunities facing not-for-profit organizations in 2022. Topics include tax updates, the impact of new legislation, succession planning challenges, industry best practices and the importance of a robust cybersecurity program.

2021-12-15T12:37:52-05:00November 10, 2021|Categories: Cybersecurity, Not-for-Profit, Past Events|Tags: , |

Webinar Recording | What Can You Do to Prepare for the Next Cyber Attack?

PBMares' October 13th webinar reviews the three most common cyber misconceptions and exposures for your organization, including guidance on controlling these risks through IT standards, best practices, and insurance coverage. 

2021-10-14T16:55:40-04:00October 14, 2021|Categories: Cybersecurity, Past Events|Tags: |

Top Cyber Risks for the Real Estate Industry

Half of all real estate companies report being unprepared for a cyber attack. Understanding where risk comes from and how to prevent and mitigate data breaches can help companies avoid the costly effects of cybercrimes.

Cybersecurity Risks and Prevention Strategies for the Construction Industry

One in six construction companies fall victim to ransomware every year. They are at high risk for cyberattacks, yet most do not have a cybersecurity strategy. Understanding where risk comes from is a good start; proactively mitigating it takes teamwork.

10 Key Considerations to Take When Evaluating Managed Service Providers

More organizations are using Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to help fulfill ongoing needs, like cybersecurity and outsourced accounting. Before hiring an MSP, it’s helpful to understand the top ten areas that can impact the engagement’s success.

2021-09-09T14:02:39-04:00September 9, 2021|Categories: Cloud Accounting, Consulting, Cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , |
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