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Exciting Announcement from our CEO, Rory Sanchez

Exciting Announcement from our CEO, Rory Sanchez

Sometimes a name matters. Today, True Digital Security means so much more. As of March 1st, 2018, we have merged South Florida based, SLPowers, a noted leader in Managed IT, Cloud and Security Services with Tulsa, Oklahoma based True Digital Security, a leading security consulting firm in the

The Sharp Rise in Data Breaches

The Sharp Rise in Data Breaches

Another year passed, another set of massive data breaches.  And it’s not going to let up anytime soon. Are you prepared? The number of significant breaches at U.S. businesses, government agencies, and other organizations topped 1,500 last year, versus fewer than 700 in 2008, according to the

The Threat Landscape is Evolving... And So Should You.

The Threat Landscape is Evolving... And So Should You.

We often talk about the evolution of data breaches and the increased sophistication in the methods used by cyber criminals to launch attacks.  As security breaches become more disruptive and damaging, many organizations are using data encryption to protect their internet traffic. Unfortunately,

It's a day for love...and scams.

It's a day for love...and scams.

Today is Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air!  Unfortunately hackers are also wise to that fact.  And they know there are many individuals feeling particularly lonely today, so they have unleashed  zombie bots in the hope of taking advantage of those looking for love online. IBM X-Force, a

The NEW PCI Compliance

The NEW PCI Compliance

Remember that massive data breach Target fell victim to in 2013 that compromised more than 40 million of the company’s credit card account holders prompted and 18.5 million multi-state settlement last year?  You can’t blame Target’s own security platform for that doozy.  Hackers went elsewhere to

How to Create a Cybersecurity Culture

How to Create a Cybersecurity Culture

Despite constant headlines about cyber attacks, organizations continue to take hefty risks by leaving their systems and data unnecessarily vulnerable. According to Kaspersky Labs and the Ponemon Institute, 90% of businesses have experienced a cyber attack, with an average cost per breach of 3.6

The High Cost of Downtime

The High Cost of Downtime

Even with resilient infrastructures and state-of-the-art technologies, businesses today still face downtime and data loss. Although most enterprises aim for a 99.99% (four nines) uptime standard, downtime should be anticipated, and every business should have a continuity and recovery plan in

HIPAA compliance is only getting tougher.

HIPAA compliance is only getting tougher.

While all industries fell victim to data breaches in 2017, the Healthcare sector continued to be one of the most targeted.  With regulatory requirements to live up to, healthcare executives must be consistently on the ball, making adjustments to their cybersecurity plans to ensure they don’t run

Inactive Accounts: A Hacker's Easy Way In

Inactive Accounts: A Hacker's Easy Way In

If you’re a frequent reader of our blog, then you know our most repeated mantra: It’s not if a cyber attack will happen; it’s simply a matter of when.  All of those large data breaches we continue to see in the headlines share one common denominator: compromised privileged accounts. And one of the

What We Can Expect in 2018

What We Can Expect in 2018

In 2017, the hits just kept on coming!  With a continued upward trend of some of the largest data breaches on record, this likely (and unfortunately) represents a new normal.  As you would expect, 2018 is shaping up to be another landmark year of cybersecurity trends.  These are just a few we are