Questions to ask before hiring managed security services

Picking the right managed security services to meet your needs isn’t a process that happens overnight. You’ll want to look at as many vendors as possible, familiarizing yourself with them to find the right fit. You need a trustworthy partner with sufficient resources, industry expertise, and a strategic approach that aligns and complements your needs.

Why you need a true disaster recovery expert

As far as disasters are concerned, it’s not a matter of if it will happen but a matter of when it will happen. If you are an owner or a manager of a small- to medium-sized business (SMB), you know that surviving a disaster means being prepared. And the lack of security over today’s complex IT systems can be costly and distressing.

STEM Camp 2019

For the second year in a row, Prosum has worked with our partners to host workshops for students in the community. Along with Prosum volunteers, our friends at Microsoft and City of Los Angeles gave their time and resources to run workshops for students from Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy, Santa Monica High School, and East Los Angeles College.

Part 4: Tips for maintaining GDPR compliance

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is one of the most stringent data protection regulations in the world. It ultimately is designed to protect personal data or personally identifiable information (PII) of EU citizens. And if your business interacts with and is storing the data of an EU citizen, you will be subject to fines and operating license revocations for non-compliance.

Part 3: Implementation Challenges to GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a force to be reckoned with — even for small businesses. When it came into effect in May 2018, many assumed that things would change immediately, but like most new and far-reaching laws, the effects are not entirely apparent.

Part 1: What is the EU General Data Protection Regulation and how does it affect your business?

In the past couple of months, you probably noticed an onslaught of emails in your inbox from addresses you don’t recognize telling you that they’ve “updated their privacy policy”. And if you’re on the business side of the spectrum, you’ve most likely been notified and called forth to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force across the European Union on May 25, 2018. But what is it really? What is its scope and what does it mean for smaller businesses?

You’ve been served: GDPR 101

The GDPR is a new standard for consumer rights regarding the personal data companies divulge to companies when they do business with the latter.