The NIST Small Business Information Security Fundamentals Guide

  • Posted by Mark Lupo
  • On January 11, 2017
This Fundamentals guide aims to provide basic cybersecurity recommendations to small businesses. I have always stressed the necessity to improve cyber security posture for small businesses that are most exposed to threat actors across the world. Now the National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a cybersecurity guide to support small businesses in securing their […]
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How 30 Business Owners Set & Achieve Their Goals

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On January 10, 2017
We interact with hundreds of business owners and executive leaders each year and if you give us more than 10 minutes, the conversation will veer toward the goals for their business and ours. For most of us, we go to sleep and wake up thinking about our businesses. With the year coming to a close, […]
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Simple Cyber Security Tips to Protect Your Online Accounts Against Hackers

  • Posted by Mark Lupo
  • On January 8, 2017
Celebrities go to great lengths to ensure their security, often traveling with bodyguards and living in gated communities. But when it comes to staying safe, there’s one place where being guarded is not guaranteed whether you’re a grandma or a gazillionaire: cyber security. The internet went nuts earlier this year when someone on Twitter noticed […]
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“I want to get a small business loan to start a business”

  • Posted by Emily Ambrose
  • On January 5, 2017
I have been a consultant with the UGA Small Business Development Center for almost 5 years, and I can’t tell you how many times I have heard this statement, or some variation of it. Unfortunately, a lot of these people do not have a good understanding of how to set up a business financially so […]
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Top 5 CyberThreats That Everybody Needs to be Aware

  • Posted by Mark Lupo
  • On January 5, 2017
UK talks to security researchers, ex-FBI and ex-NSA cyber experts to find out about deadly threats in cyberspace. Cyberspace has increasingly become a battleground for malicious entities intent on creating havoc. Whether it be scamming unsuspecting users, profiting by stealing sensitive user data or targeting big businesses and governments to ferret out classified information, cyberspace […]
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10 Steps to Starting a Business

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On January 3, 2017
Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and completing a series of legal activities. These 10 easy steps can help you plan, prepare and manage your business. Click on the links to learn more.
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The Answers are Different This Week…

  • Posted by Mark Lupo
  • On January 3, 2017
Dwight D. Eisenhower said, “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” For many of us, allocating time to plan becomes a significant challenge of priorities. Do we work on the urgent or the important today? Frequently, this becomes the question of the day. In most cases, […]
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CyberStrength 1.1: What is C.I.A.? (Understanding the Information Triad)

  • Posted by Mark Lupo
  • On December 27, 2016
By Mark R. Lupo, CBCP Most of us are familiar with the three letter combination, CIA, with our minds immediately going to visions of international espionage and the Central Intelligence Agency.  When it comes to our digital information, though, these three letters take on a different meaning.  Within the digital realm, these three letters, C.I.A., […]
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Christmas, Giving, and “It’s a Wonderful Life”

  • Posted by Mark Lupo
  • On December 21, 2016
By Mark Lupo, CBCP As with many of us, one of the highlights of the Christmas season in our home is the watching of the movie, ‘It’s a Wonderful Life”. Something about Jimmy Stewart’s character, George Bailey, one of innocence, hope, adventure and energy, rings true about the season and touches a part in all […]
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