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Would Your Business Pass a Data Security Audit? USPS Didn’t

We almost never hear a good word about the United States Postal Service, but today, we’re going to change that. The USPS manages more than 31,000 retail locations, and employ more than 500,000 workers across the United States. The technology involved with managing something that large takes careful planning and tedious management. That’s why we applaud them for doing what every business, no matter the size, should do, and that is go through the painful process of auditing its data loss prevention (DLP) and mobile device management (MDM) strategies. What did they find? Their internal DLP and MDM controls needed to be tightened because their own employees’ pose a security risk that could lead to not only data loss, but data being released into the hands of nefarious individuals. The USPS released its findings, although heavily redacted, in an End User Data Loss Prevention Audit Report in April 2015. In a nutshell, this is what it said: “We determined the...Read More >

It’s Time To Declare Freedom From Online Identity Theft for Businesses – See Our FREE Report

If you want to prevent your personal or business identity from being stolen by a cyber criminal, this report is a MUST-read! This informational report outlines in plain, non-technical English common mistakes that many small business owners make with their computer and network security that puts their personal information and identity at risk of being stolen. It also further explains what identity theft is, and how you can prevent it from happening to you and your business. You’ll Discover: The top 3 ploys used by online identity thieves to easily gain access to your business and personal information, and how to avoid them. 10 sneaky e-mails used to steal your identity that you should IMMEDIATELY delete if they land in your in-box. One easy, surefire way to keep your network and computers safe and secure from online thieves. What you need to know about the NEW scams being used to steal personal information via social media sites like Facebook. Best...Read More >

The Four Most Costly Misconceptions About Spyware, Malware, And Other Computer Threats

Do you know why there are so many different viruses, and other damaging entities, on the Internet today trying to gain access to your machines and data? We’ll give you a second to think about it… … … The answer is a simple one. THEY WORK. They work because so many people fail to take the appropriate steps to protect themselves, and unfortunately, it only takes one good infection by a pernicious hunk of code to bring your business to its knees. What’s worse is they can destroy the credibility you earned from customers by using the information stolen from your business to potentially ruin their lives too. So protecting your business is essential. Many times businesses’ lack of protection from viruses and malware isn’t intentional. In fact, in our experience, we’ve found most businesses believe they are adequately protected until we evaluate their situation and find out their protection software is either out of date, not installed/configured properly, or...Read More >

CloudPoint is Hiring: We’re Seeking a Sales Specialist

We are in the process of trying to find a special kind of sales representative to add to our team, do you think you are the right person for the job? Tell us about yourself in a cover letter and resume and apply here. Here’s exactly what we’re looking for: We feel like we are always on the hunt for three things to complement our marketing efforts, and those three things are silverback unicorns, quadruple rainbows, and the right sales representative to fit our needs. Obviously, we’re looking for the rainbows and unicorns to give shock and awe value to our marketing campaigns, but without the right sales representative there to pick up the jaws of potential customers as they drop off their faces after seeing the unicorns, the shock and awe just ends up being all for naught. We get leads on where to find cuddly unicorns and neon rainbows all the time, but no matter how long and...Read More >