Posts by James (Jim) Napp

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  1. Cybersecurity Awareness Training: A Cost-Effective Protection Against Cyber Threats

    In the first two posts of this interview series with Chad Quarles, Senior CISO Advisor from Hartman Executive Advisors, we have discussed the importance of implementing Multi-Factor Authentication and data backup to help your business qualify for Cyber insurance. Today, we will explore cybersecurity awareness training.   While insurance carriers have not yet been asking for cybersecurity […]

  2. Data Backup: Why Your Small Business Needs It and How to Get It

    The prevalence of cyber-attacks has had a devastating impact on businesses over the past couple of years. As a result, insurance companies are now asking businesses to implement certain cybersecurity measures to qualify for Cyber coverage. As we discussed in the Multi-Factor Authentication blog, one of these requirements entails installing Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) software to […]

  3. Multi-Factor Authentication: Why Your Small Business Needs It and How to Get It

    With the number and severity of cyber-attacks increasing over the past few years, most insurance companies are now asking for certain cybersecurity measures to be implemented for businesses to qualify for Cyber insurance at all. These measures include Multi-Factor Authentication and Data Backup. As a result, we have seen an increase in PSA clients asking […]

  4. Is Your Tech Business Struggling to Get Cyber Insurance? Learn Why and How to Fix It

    Over the past several years, Cyber insurance has become a vital line of coverage for tech companies due to the increase in sophisticated cyber-attacks. Just one successful attack can provide access to tens of thousands of businesses down-stream. The Kaseya ransomware attack, for instance, is just one of the recent incidents that made headlines. In addition to more frequent and sophisticated cyber-attacks, ransomware and resulting demands […]

  5. Small Business F&L Construction Inc.’s Recipe for Thriving, Not Just Surviving the Pandemic

    F&L Construction Inc. is a locally-owned small business that has been serving the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area since 1991, providing services in general contracting, construction management, design-build, and site development. I recently had the opportunity to speak with their founder and CEO, Freddie Winston, a long-time and devoted client of PSA, about how F&L Construction, […]

  6. How to Prevent Ransomware Attacks

    Cyber risk is real and evolving. In today’s interconnected digital world, all businesses that use technology and handle sensitive data are exposed to cyber risks. According to the 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigations report, 56% of breaches took months or longer to discover. The 2020 Verizon report finds that Phishing was the top threat behind […]

  7. COVID-19: 5 Cybersecurity Risks You Need to Consider

    Remember when we said that cybersecurity risks are important to pay attention to? Well, now is the time to listen. As you are probably reading this from your basement, kitchen table, or makeshift office, I don’t need to tell you that COVID-19 has changed the way we work literally overnight. Not only do many of […]

  8. Shining Light on the Dark Web – Cyber Risk Management Strategies to Minimize Impact on Your Business

    There’s a suspicious-looking person in a trench coat typing away at a keyboard in a dark room. Are they stealing data? Selling drugs? Hiring hitmen for a job? This is what we think of when we hear the term dark web. In a recent webinar PSA hosted with Emily Wilson, VP of Research at Terbium […]

  9. What Is Cyber Insurance and Why Is It the New “Must Have” for Businesses?

    If you’re like millions of business people, your usual Monday morning probably consists of starting up your computer, checking email, catching up on news and trends related to your industry, logging into systems, and getting a general lay of the land to plan out your week. If your typical routine doesn’t involve technology in some […]