Dan Sanderson

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Press Release - Cyber Advisors Positioned for Major Growth with Hiring of a Leading Technologist and Sales Innovator, Matt Kanaskie

Posted by Dan Sanderson on Apr 3, 2023 10:40:06 AM


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Topics: Leadership

Our Security Liaison Services

Posted by Dan Sanderson on Mar 8, 2023 9:22:06 AM

When talking with IT leaders at our customers, a common theme is keeping up with IT Security. If you are a smaller business with less technology complexity, this can become even more difficult, as your resources to hire security specialized employees is little to none. 

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Topics: Security Breach

Taylor Mielke - Project Manager Employee Spotlight

Posted by Dan Sanderson on Feb 15, 2023 10:56:52 AM

Taylor has a passion for Sci-Fi movies (particularly Star Wars and the Prequels). Taylor tries to make at least one Vikings game a year and plays his fair share of video games. Taylor says Joseph Gordan-Levitt would play him in a movie about his life due to him being able to somewhat pass as a nerd but still be an athlete and smart aleck. Taylor says if he had to pick only three apps to be on his smartphone it would be Youtube, Fantasy Football and Aubidle

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New Threat - OneNote Attachments

Posted by Dan Sanderson on Feb 8, 2023 10:00:34 AM

Threat actors now use OneNote attachments in phishing emails that infect victims with remote access malware which can be used to install further malware, steal passwords, or even cryptocurrency wallets.

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Topics: Security Breach

Being prepared for your target acquisition

Posted by Dan Sanderson on Dec 6, 2022 10:22:55 AM

Company acquisition transactions can happen in many different ways.  Whether you are a self-funded business looking to acquire, or you are a full blown equity firm looking to grow, acquisitions can be very risky.  

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Topics: Offers

Why is SOC 2 Important?

Posted by Dan Sanderson on Jun 3, 2022 10:14:20 AM

SOC 2 (System and Organization Controls for Service Organizations) is essential on many levels.  Cyber Advisors received its SOC 2 Type 1 certification in early 2021.  In 2022, Cyber Advisors executed our SOC 2 Type 2.  This audit was successful, and Cyber Advisors received compliance in Q2 2022.

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Topics: Intel security threat, digital blind spot, compliance, Security Breach, SOC 2 Certification

Be Wary with Cyber Insurance

Posted by Dan Sanderson on May 20, 2022 9:37:44 AM

In the battered security landscape, companies are doing all they can to transfer risk out of their organizations.  One of the most common methods to transfer this risk is to acquire cyber Insurance.  Since the 90's .com bubble, cyber Insurance has taken on many forms.  Let's dive into the insurance topic in detail. 

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Topics: security, insurance, cyberinsurance

Cyber Advisors Security Updates May 2022

Posted by Dan Sanderson on May 12, 2022 12:36:42 PM

This month is another important month for Microsoft Patch Tuesday and subscribers of our Cyber Thursday blog, with 75 vulnerabilities reported, 8 of which are considered “Critical” (RCE or LPE) vulnerabilities.

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Topics: security, Microsoft, MSP

What’s with Operational Technology?

Posted by Dan Sanderson on Oct 19, 2021 9:06:10 AM

Operational Technology (OT) has become a very common talking point around the Cyber Advisors office. For starters, let’s define OT.

OT is industrial level control systems that are typically outside of the IT realm. Some examples of OT are Energy Grids, video recording systems, security badges/fobs, elevators, fire sprinkler systems, and gas pipelines. Many of these systems are IoT based. Some are much more industrial based such as PLC controls for turning a switch on and off.

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Topics: security, Fortinet, cybersecurity, Operational Technology, OT

Please Don’t Interrupt Me While I’m Interrupting

Posted by Dan Sanderson on Mar 30, 2021 1:48:04 PM

“Effective listening is more than simply avoiding the bad habit of interrupting others while they are speaking or finishing their sentences. It's being content to listen to the entire thought of someone rather than waiting impatiently for your chance to respond.”

~ Richard Carlson, Author of “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff”, MacMilian Publishing Company

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Topics: Managed Services, security

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