I-85 Collapse & Risk Management Strategies for Small Business

  • Posted by Allison Willis
  • On June 21, 2017
After the I-85 collapse last month I began thinking about how lack of planning is causing a big headache for Atlanta commuters. Many funny cartoons and videos have been making the rounds on social media and it is good for a quick laugh. But long term the implications of not having a risk management plan […]
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Entrepreneurship: 5 Critical Success Factors

  • Posted by Allison Willis
  • On June 19, 2017
Entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart. Do you have what it takes to own your own business? Below are 5 critical success factors every entrepreneur should have to successfully run their own business.   Sacrifice – Are you willing to sacrifice short term to benefit in the long term? Don’t be fooled into […]
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CyberStrength 2017 Conference

  • Posted by Mark Lupo
  • On January 30, 2017
According to Timothy Francis, a leader in the cyber insurance field, 62 percent of cyber-breach victims are small and medium-sized businesses. How to Protect Your Small Business as Cybersecurity Threats Rise Small Business Trends Jun 3, 2016 by Larry Alton As digital interaction increases, small businesses have become an increasingly attractive target for cyber criminals […]
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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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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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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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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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A Time to Prepare…

  • Posted by Mark Lupo
  • On November 22, 2016
By Mark R. Lupo, CBCP As we enter this holiday season, preparing your family, your business, for the unexpected might not exactly be top of mind.  This time of year traditionally brings with it thoughts of the holidays, festive gatherings with family and friends, celebrations, and gift buying.  The holiday season doesn’t normally stimulate one to […]
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Be Hard. Be Strong. Be Ready.

  • Posted by Mark Lupo
  • On November 11, 2016
By Mark Lupo, CBCP Remembering those who have served this Veteran’s Day… “Let us always remember the sacrifices others have made that we may remain free.”  – M. Lupo The story goes that a U.S. Army Ranger unit was conducting a night operation over the skies of Central America. This particular unit had as its mission to […]
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