Cyber threats include your supply chain

Cyber threats include your supply chain Over the last few months, this column has examined the top threats in 2019, according to the 2019 cyber threatscape report, including geopolitical actors, evolving cybercriminals, ransomware, supply chain threats, and cloud vulnerabilities. This month we are focusing on the threat from your organization’s supply chain. First, let’s revisit … Read more Cyber threats include your supply chain

Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs Applications Now Being Accepted

Calling all tinkerers, innovators, inventors, creatives, and builders! The Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs is a unique, life-changing opportunity to find out what it takes to be an entrepreneur. On Friday (11/15), we opened the 2020 GSE application! The application will remain open until 1/20/2020. To learn more, visit www.KentuckyGSE.com

Cybercrime impacts business, large or small

Cyberthreats are real, so protect yourself Last month was the start of a five-part series for this column about the cyber threats facing individuals and businesses in our region. As noted previously, the top threats in 2019 include geopolitical actors, evolving cybercriminals, ransomware, supply chain threats, and cloud vulnerabilities. Each threat could have a negative … Read more Cybercrime impacts business, large or small

Cyberthreats are real, so protect yourself

Cyberthreats are real, so protect yourself Photo Credit: https://www.teiss.co.uk Cybercrime is one of the largest threats facing every individual and business in our country. According to the 2019 Cyber Threatscape Report, the top threats in 2019 include geopolitical actors, evolving cybercriminals, ransomware, supply chain threats, and cloud vulnerabilities. Each threat could have a negative impact … Read more Cyberthreats are real, so protect yourself

Murray State increasing computer education focus

Murray State increasing computer education focus For more than 20 years, Murray State University has been providing nationally recognized workforce development for technology businesses in our region and around the nation. As Murray State tries to keep up with the demand from businesses, that demand has just outpaced the education resources available. Murray State is … Read more Murray State increasing computer education focus

Lack of cybersecurity improvement should be concern for everyone

Lack of cybersecurity improvement should be concern for everyone A recent cybersecurity survey paints a picture of the current threats and challenges facing cybersecurity professionals. The picture is not pretty, and it matters to your business and organization. The Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) and the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) conducted their third annual survey … Read more Lack of cybersecurity improvement should be concern for everyone

Creating a security framework that works

Creating a security framework that works www.nist.gov   Even after a large number of data breaches over the last few years, I continue to hear questions about the relevance of cybersecurity best practices to small and medium-sized businesses. Small business owners don’t believe their small business would be a target for cyber criminals. Let me … Read more Creating a security framework that works

Risk management requires continuous effort

Risk management requires continuous effort Every organization faces risks. Corporate risks come in many forms: financial, operational and security, many with a human element. Identifying and managing those risks, especially those cybersecurity risks, may not be the most exciting part of running your business, but one of the most important from both a reputation and … Read more Risk management requires continuous effort

Does innovation, entrepreneurship matter to you?

Does innovation, entrepreneurship matter to you? The Kentucky Economic Development Cabinet is transforming the way it supports innovation-driven entrepreneurship across the commonwealth. Some have asked how that applies to their business. Innovation and entrepreneurship can apply to your business in a variety of ways. Innovation is all about being creative or original in your work … Read more Does innovation, entrepreneurship matter to you?

Cybersecurity is everybody’s responsibility

Cybersecurity is everybody’s responsibility Recently, the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) released a guidebook draft for cybersecurity stating that cybersecurity is everybody’s responsibility. It is not just the responsibility of the tech support guy. It is the responsibility of the accountant, the janitor, human resources manager and CEO. According to the draft guidebook, … Read more Cybersecurity is everybody’s responsibility