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434: Interview With Jon Brown CEO of Grove Technologies

Topics: We welcome Jon Brown of Grove Technologies. Jon is a long time VIP supporter of the show. Jon recalls attending a WWE even with the CCP crew, thanks to Joe’s sister. Starting a new business proved to be challenging initially. He talks about his learning curve and experiences building his current business. Jon has a concept like Uber for Tech Support. Grove Technologies is going to offer its internal SaaS based tool for other businesses and industries. There are integrations built for other tools like Addigy, Watchman, Jamf, etc....

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Download our White Paper - Penetration Testing for your Business

What is a pentest and why should I have it performed? Organizations are faced with the increasing scrutiny of more complex and sophisticated attacks by threat actors against key information systems that are essential to the organization. Complex attacks such as ransomware and data exfiltration are being used against organizations or systems that they encounter or somehow get access to. When an attacker wants to break into a system, they will typically choose the easiest and most direct methods in means in order to access it. The problem is an...

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Download our White Paper - Why your Small Business needs a vCISO

Cybersecurity Threats and Talent Shortage Cybersecurity risks and threats are issues that all organizations, large and small, must deal with. Whether the issues are information security program related or a technical challenge, organizations need to have the personnel resources to solve the cybersecurity issues as aligned to the business requirements set forth. In an ever-growing cloud-based services industry, information security risk is never greater. Cyberattacks are growing in impact and frequency. Not a week passes without a headline of another cybersecurity attack such as a data breach or a ransomware...

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Download our White Paper - Cybersecurity Training 101 For Small Businesses

Why is a cybersecurity training so important? Security awareness training is one of the most critical and important security requirements for any size organization to consider implementing within their environment. Arguably, the greatest risk faced by any organization is the danger of insider threat as employees are can be considered a weak link in the chain as they are susceptible to curiosity, greed, envy, etc. To further increase risk, employees may be faced with the threat of social engineering attacks including phishing, baiting, spear phishing, tailgating, scareware, pretexting, quid pro...

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Download our White Paper - Cybersecurity Risk Assessments For Small Businesses

Why is a risk assessment so important? A cyber security risk assessment is a critical activity performed on your company’s security policy procedures and infrastructure to reveal potential threats to key corporate assets and vulnerabilities in your current security controls as implemented. What is the goal of a risk assessment? The goal of a security risk assessment is to define the appropriate safeguards that your company will need to implement in order to align to your company’s risk assessment objective, profile, and priorities. An organization faces many types of threats...

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Download our CMMC White Paper and learn what CMMC means for your small business.

What is the CMMC (Cybersecurity Maturity Model), and what does it mean for you? The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is the Department of Defense’s (DoD) latest cybersecurity program designed to ensure that cybersecurity controls and processes adequately protect Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) that resides on Defense Industrial Base (DIB) systems and networks. The DIB consists of all suppliers of DOD related services including primes/subs/consultants that provide any type of service on a DOD related contract. The DoD implemented requirements for safeguarding CUI information and cyber incidents through the release...


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384: Interview With Jon Brown, founder & CEO of Grove Technologies

Topics: This week we welcome Jon Brown of Grove Technologies and VIP sponsor of Command Control Power! Jon takes us through his path of leaving a 9-to-5 job and starting a consultancy to fill a visible void. Grove Technologies started by focusing on organizations that had internal IT and could use supplemental support. Joe knows the feeling of not being able to take time off when you are a team of one. Grove Technologies is currently a team of 3 full time people and additional 1099 contractors. A problem we...

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Guidelines for OCR enforcement discretion for telehealth remote communications

What Is Telehealth? The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) defines telehealth as: The use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support and promote long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, and public health and health administration. Technologies include videoconferencing, the internet, store- and-forward imaging, streaming media, and landline and wireless communications. The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has made it easier for all covered healthcare providers to participate in telehealth during the COVID-19 nationwide public health...

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31 Cybersecurity Awareness Tips for 2020

The internet has gone from strength to strength and part of the beauty of it is the fact that it enables us all to communicate freely with people everywhere in the world. Now with the growth of Wi-Fi we have allowed ourselves to create devices which also connect to the internet and deliver or transfer data within a network. While this connectivity is amazing, the unfortunate downside is that each internet connected individual on the planet has their own networks and their own data that can fall victim to theft...

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Remote Work Guide Do's and Dont's

Working remote has many benefits but also creates many cybersecurity risks. Here is a handy list of do’s and Dont’s to help you protect your company and sensitive information. Do’s Read & Acknowledge your company’s remote work and bring your own device (BYOD) policies and procedures Avoid using your personal device for work and restrict the use of company issued devices for personal use Protect the data you are accessing by using a VPN to login the company network Dont’s Ignore the guidelines in your company’s policies. Make the required...

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Top Tips on Working From Home Securely

Top Tips on Working From Home Securely The necessity of working from home is becoming a reality for many workforce members that may not have had this access before. While remote working offers many benefits to employees, many more risks appear as cybercriminals prey on the lax security protocols of the remote worker. It is critical that we as employees treat this access as a privilige, making security our top concern. Your organizations remote access policy will layout the requirements you should be adhering to during remote sessions. If your...

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COVID19 Protect Your Small Business Data

The threat of the Novel Coronairus has recently been a top concern worldwide. With many conspiracy theories, disinformation or just general curiosity many citizens are looking for more information on the outbreak from a trusted source. Cybercriminals are aware in the interest in these subjects and are crafting malicious emails designed to infect your computer or steal information. This means trying to get information on a virus could lead to a virus on your computer. In this recent scam people are impersonating the World Health Organization (WHO), a trusted name...

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COVID19 Work From Home Dangers & Scams

The COVID-19 crisis has forced many organizations and businesses to work from home. Are you aware of the cybersecurity risks to your business with your employees working remotely? As we shift to working from home you’re business has to face new challenges. Verifying the legitimacy of a potential phishing email is not as easy as it once was with new techniques being deployed daily. How are your computers being managed? Is your data safe? Have you talked about cybersecurity with your staff? COVID-19 is not going away any time soon,...

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