What is Your Ransomware Response Plan?

What is Your Ransomware Response Plan?

Reading Time: 5 minutes How much are you willing to pay to get your data back from a ransomware attack? Did you know the average cost for a company to ‘recover’ from a ransomware attack is over $84,000? Keep in mind this average was prior to the global pandemic which...
Strategies for Effective Vendor Management

Strategies for Effective Vendor Management

Reading Time: 6 minutes Managing your vendors can be a time-consuming process. Some larger organizations employ FTEs dedicated solely to vendor oversight and management; others may engage a third-party to execute this function on the organization’s behalf. No matter...
IT’s Catch-22 and How to Overcome the Paradox

IT’s Catch-22 and How to Overcome the Paradox

Reading Time: 6 minutes Anyone who has ever been responsible for an organizations’ IT knows of the Catch-22 paradox, those situations with conflicting key requirements that can appear to be at odds with one another. A prime example of this is the balancing act that IT...
Strengthening the Human Layer of Security

Strengthening the Human Layer of Security

Reading Time: 6 minutes In a recent article, we referenced the term “human layer” to describe the employees of an organization and described the importance of remaining vigilant when it comes to providing security training, and then testing whether that training is...
Calvetti Ferguson Launches Technology Risk Services

Calvetti Ferguson Launches Technology Risk Services

Reading Time: 3 minutes Houston, TX (May 18, 2020) – Calvetti Ferguson has launched a new service line, Technology Risk Services, to help clients identify and manage their technology risk.  The new technology risk service line will provide clients with services...
Does My Business Need a SOC Examination?

Does My Business Need a SOC Examination?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Service organizations have many questions about SOC examinations: Whether they need to have one performed, when would be the right time to pursue it, and what does the process look like from day one. These are complex questions with a lot of...
How Can Your IT Department Make the Most of COVID-19?

How Can Your IT Department Make the Most of COVID-19?

Reading Time: 5 minutes These past several weeks have produced many challenges for IT organizations across the world. In addition to supporting operations in a truly unprecedented environment, many have had to implement new processes and tools in order to enable a now...