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Bsquared Intel’s Summer Giveaway!

Kick-start your organization’s cybersecurity this summer. According to Verizon’s 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report, 80% of breaches were caused by external threat actors targeting external things like web applications. Because we deal with external stuff (your website, social media, other publicly facing digital assets) we are excited to give away three of our business cybersecurity [...]

Hurricane Season Is Here: Prepping Your Technology

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting a very active 2022 Hurricane Season [Link]. In this article we’re going to to talk about prepping your technology for a storm. First and foremost, your life and safety are priority number one, as well as those you are responsible for. Ensure that you have evacuation [...]

Small Businesses, Here Are 4 Risks When Letting a Third Party Manage Your Domain Name

Hey there small business owner reader who hired someone to build your website and who also purchased your domain name for you. Have you thought about what could go wrong if something happened to the person who registered your domain name? Your domain name is an important digital business assets you own. Firstly, it’s what [...]

Unsuccessful Punycode Smishing Attack Leads to More Questions Than Answers

It’s been a while since we’ve done anything investigative, so in this article we’re going to pick apart a SMiSHing attempt we received. This one is a little more on the technical side because punycode is used in this attack, so we’ll do our best to break it down. Because this attempt is so poorly [...]

How Social Media Undermines Your Organization’s Security

The best place to start for this entry is the opening months of the pandemic. We begin here because there was an inflection point in social media use mid-March 2020. As society-at-large was in lockdown trying to figure out what was happening, there was a nearly 25% increase in people using social media apps, according [...]

Privacy Policy Ideas and Other Privacy Matters

We run a monthly cybersecurity meet up and at our last meeting we focused on privacy policies. While they're not the most glamours things too look at, we wanted to share some privacy policy ideas and other privacy matters that popped up in the conversation. The first of which we’ll touch upon relates to consultants/contractors [...]

OSINT/SOCMINT Strategies for Law Firms

There’s no contesting these days that there’s mountains of data floating around in the public domain. According to Axios, the months leading up to the COVID19 pandemic saw social media use relatively unchanged. Then, in mid-March of 2020, they saw a notable rise in social media use when statewide lockdowns began [Link]. This increase was [...]

What Is a Cybersecurity Framework and What To Expect When Building It Out

Around July of 2021, we wrote about one of Connecticut’s new cybesecurity laws, which you can find here[Link]. Our disclaimer still stands that we aren’t lawyers, so if this law affects your organization, please consult with a knowledgeable attorney. While that post was a regurgitation of the law, we didn’t talk about cybersecurity frameworks themselves. [...]