Cybersecurity Primer for Business

We have some bad news. It’s not easy to share, but it will make you and your company better in the long run.

Approximately half of your staff have no idea about how to do their jobs with a mind towards effective cybersecurity. One more piece of bad news – if a security incident were to occur, as a data breach, for example, there’s a better than 60% chance it was performed by, or facilitated (knowingly or not) by an employee.

Equifax Data Breach: What Happened and What Small Business Owners Can Learn

It’s the stock sales by several executives that are likely to get the most scrutiny in light of the new timeline. On Aug. 1 and Aug. 2, regulatory filings show that three senior Equifax executives sold shares worth almost $1.8 million, with none of the filings listing the transactions as being part of scheduled 10b5-1 trading plans.