Cyber Security Incident Response: What is privilege escalation and why is it important?

Microsoft recently disclosed a privilege escalation vulnerability in Windows due to overly permissive Access Control Lists (ACLs) on multiple system files. Users were advised to check their own system and take the necessary precautions. In addition, Hewlett Packard Enterprise warned their customers of a vulnerability in Sudo – an open-source program used in Aruba AirWave – which could allow an …

5 Steps for Responding to Security Incidents

A cyber security incident response plan should outline the general steps for responding to computer security incidents. In addition to providing a standardized process flow, it should identify incident response stakeholders and establish their roles and responsibilities; define those sources and their severity levels that can trigger an incident; and include requirements for annual testing, post-incident lessons learned, and the …

Case Study: Premier real estate and construction company automates employee pre-screening across multiple sites with Plan4Continuity’s Pre-screening Tool for Workplaces

Minto Group is a premier real estate company with a fully integrated real estate investment, development and management platform with branches in Canada and the United States. Established in 1955, the Minto Group offers new homes and condos, apartment rentals, furnished suites, commercial space, property and investment management. The company is a two-time winner of the Building Industry and Land …

Case Study: Leading Canadian law firm streamlines and automates employee pre-screening with Plan4Continuity’s Pre-screening Tool for Workplaces

KMB Law is a leading Canadian business law firm employing about 30 lawyers and 60 staff members spread across 3 offices. With a setup such as this, manually screening employees, visitors and clients to the firm quickly became a time- consuming manual task with ample opportunities to miss a person entering the offices. To address this challenge, our Ontario-based channel …

Ransomware and malware attacks – 5 best practices you should follow

World Bank statistics show that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) play a vital role in most economies and account for 90% of businesses and 50% of employment globally. These include enterprises such as restaurants, dental practices, start-ups, as well as established businesses.  Still, cybersecurity is not always at the forefront of concerns for SME owners and as such, they are …

Plan4Continuity supports business through the COVID-19 pandemic

For most of last year, the world has been under some form of lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19. While most businesses are by now eager to see restrictions lifted, it is important to remain vigilant as restrictions are eased. Even with restrictions being lifted, the questions remain: How should we respond and what role should we play in …

Latest trends: Rethinking business continuity planning and cybersecurity

Over the past year, organizations of all sizes had to contend with significant changes, challenges, and adapt business processes. This came with increased cybersecurity risks. Even now, as we slowly transition to a ‘new normal’, the cybersecurity landscape is anything but certain and organizations often find themselves playing catch up with this evolving threat landscape. This is very clear if …

Plan4Continuity Now Offers a Business Process and Business Continuity Software Solution for Dental Clinics

Appointment cancellations and no-shows are hardly surprising as most dental clinics experience this problem one way or another. Yet, as a result, dental clinics are still losing thousands in revenue due to missed appointments and last-minute cancellations. In fact, dental clinics lose $100 or more for every no-show that occurs. These no-shows and last-minute cancellations have a significant impact on …

The IT manager’s guide to overcome ROHO challenges

Become a ResellerFor TSPs, MSPs and VARs Book a demoLive Plan4Continuity demonstration As the great global remote-working experiment slides into its fifth month (and even longer for some European countries), employees and organizations alike have struggled to adjust to the practical, operational and behavioral changes that is necessary to adapt to the new normal. Many organizations were caught unprepared which …

PLAN4CONTINUITY PLAN OF THE WEEK: Automated HR Employee Onboarding with Plan4Continuity

Download Free GuideAvoid the third wave with proper pandemic planning Book a demoLive Plan4Continuity demonstration The first few days in a new job are critical. Often the spotlight is on the new recruit, with companies and managers eagerly anticipating the new employee settling in with ease. However, the need to make a good first impression cuts both ways. Companies need …