ANX Corporate Blog: Posts tagged as security

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Nov 15th 2009, 23:20

Get Safe Online Week

Posted by Dennis Piche
According to their blog, the UK based initiative “Get Safe is a free public service from HM Government, the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) and partners from the private sector. We help individuals and micro-businesses use the internet safely.” Their website has a beginners guide, some down to earth videos, and great advice for small businesses.  Check out their video on money mules (Internet money laundering) - evidence that real money is stacking up and that we have entered a new stage in online criminal activity.
This week is Get Safe Online week. Running from November 16 through the 20th, their objective is to encourage everyone to take some time out of their week to learn more about internet safety and to

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Nov 12th 2009, 08:10

War on Cyber Terrorism

Posted by Glenn Moore
Have you seen the story by 60 Minutes on cyber threats?  I highly recommend you watch it: 
The Story In a Nutshell
Cyber terrorism has crossed over from the realm of potential into the realm of likely.  The story provides examples of how power grids, financial networks, government agencies and even defense systems are already being compromised. State sponsored cyber attacks are proving to be the new battle field.
Here's My Take: How do we combat such an insidious new enemy?  It starts with awareness.  We can no longer stick our heads in the sand and hope the problem doesn't strike.  Just as the Department of Homeland Security did a good job of educating the public on terrorist

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Nov 9th 2009, 16:29

SMBs – Time to Incorporate Pandemics into your Business Continuity Planning

Posted by Dennis Piche
These days when teams get together to discuss risk scenarios, the focus tends to be on facilities (ie What if disaster strikes?) and suppliers (ie What if we cannot get the materials we need to produce our product or service?).  Epidemics or pandemics rarely enter the thought process.  The recent outbreak of H1N1, commonly known as the swine flu, is forcing business managers to consider risks to their primary resource – their employees. 
SMBs are especially susceptible to the negative economic impacts of a flu pandemic.  Considering that many are fighting to stay afloat as it is, H1N1 combined with the recession, has the potential to create a perfect storm.
So what type of risks does H1N1 present to your

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