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5 Popular Cyber-Attacks, How to Spot Them & What You Can Do

Learn the surefire signs of the five most common types of cyber-attacks and how you can fight back to protect yourself and your business.

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Understanding the Different Types of Data Backups

In this blog, we'll review some general types of data backups so that as you continue to change the way you work with data, you can be comfortable that your data is protected from loss. We’ll also discuss some other considerations about each of these types of backups.

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How to Build Your Human Firewall for Rock Solid Cybersecurity

The concept of the “Human Firewall” is essentially the people aspect of cybersecurity. While spam filters can block many of the threatening emails you receive, and strong endpoint detection solutions can help stop malware attacks in progress, at the end of the day your security’s greatest strength or biggest vulnerability is the people behind it.

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Spotlight on Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Cyber First!

The last week of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, focuses on putting Cybersecurity First. That means embedding it into your business plan and making it a part of your operation… not an afterthought.


Many people get excited about the benefits of things like replacing old computers or enabling staff to work from home while ignoring the potential security concerns of making these changes. We want to try to shift that mindset to incorporating security into your business so that it’s ingrained in your operation.


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Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Cybersecurity Careers

One of the biggest challenges in the U.S. is the limited amount of talent available to protect our technology systems. However, careers in cybersecurity can be extremely rewarding both personally and financially.


Week 3 of Cybersecurity Awareness Month focuses on career opportunities in the Cybersecurity space.

The topic of careers in Cybersecurity is an important one. One of the biggest challenges the United States faces is the limited amount of talent available to protect our technology systems and infrastructure.

Why is the lack of talent such a challenge? With all of the innovation in the technology space, devices and apps changing our lives, and our undivided attention towards them, you would think that we would have a generation of people ready to protect our data…and there are. However, while many people are discovering cybersecurity to be financially and personally rewarding as a career, we are still short of where we need to be.

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Spotlight on Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Phight the Phish!

Phishing is the most common cyber-attack that people will encounter. You and your staff are the deciding factor on whether phishing is just an annoyance, or something that leads to a business crisis.


Week 2 of Cybersecurity Awareness Month focuses on fighting the constant threat of phishing.

According to the 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, phishing attacks account for more than 80 percent of reported security incidents. Phishing is the most common cyber-attack that people will encounter, and yet it seems like many people underestimate how impactful it really is. For better or worse, you and your staff are the deciding factor on whether phishing is just an annoyance, or something that leads to a crisis.

So, let’s review how you and your staff can Pfight the Phish!

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Spotlight on Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Be Cyber Smart!

Being Cyber Smart means having strong security practices & cyber hygiene. In this blog, you'll get 3 tips to be Cyber Smart without breaking the bank on products & services.


The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have designated October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month. If you ask me, there is no better time than now to focus on what we can all do to protect our business and personal lives from cyber threats.

DP Solutions has decided one way we can help support the initiative is by highlighting the themes of each week of Cybersecurity Awareness Month and giving some practical thoughts and ideas about how you can apply them! So, without further ado, let’s get into the theme for Week 1: Be Cyber Smart!

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SIEM & SOC - An Overview

What is a SIEM? What is a SOC? And what should I know about them as a decision maker in my business?

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How to Be Prepared for Cyber-Liability Insurance

Getting a policy to cover costs related to cybersecurity incidents is increasingly becoming a normal part of business. So what should your organization do to prepare for cyber-liability insurance coverage and get the best outcome moving forward?

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What does “Proactive IT Services” really mean?

We hear a lot of companies, especially in the technology space, talk about proactivity. Yes, it’s a buzzword, but there is value to be had in the core concept of proactivity.

These days, you don’t want to be reacting to everything that could impact your technology. A purely reactive approach leads to system failure, data breaches, and challenging technology upgrades.

But what does it mean to be proactive when it comes to IT? Are there specific things that every organization should be doing? And by extension are there certain proactive measures that are more suitable for special cases? How can you tell when a technology provider is being effectively proactive instead of just giving lip service?

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