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Small Business Cybersecurity Corner

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  • New! From CISA.gov: The StopRansomware.gov webpage is an interagency resource that provides partners and stakeholders with ransomware protection, detection, and response guidance that they can use on a single website. This includes ransomware alerts, reports, and resources from CISA, the FBI, and other federal partners.

  • Small businesses may struggle knowing how to implement the Cybersecurity Framework.  To help meet this need, NIST developed this quick start guide. The guide provides cybersecurity activities for each Function of the Framework that may be good starting points for small businesses.

  • Free cybersecurity training for Small Businesses from non-profits Global Cyber Alliance and Cyber Readiness Institute. Begins April 14,  2021 and will be available in recorded form after. Register here https://gcatoolkit.org/cyber-basics-for-small-businesses-training/

  • NIST has heard consistently that small and medium businesses would benefit from dedicated resources aimed at facilitating Privacy Framework implementation. To help meet this need, NIST developed this quick start guide. Although nominally for small and medium businesses, this guide is intended to help any organization get a risk-based privacy program off the ground or improve an existing one.

  • Need help with keeping your resources safe while teleworking? See our blogs on Telework Security Basics, Preventing Eavesdropping and Protecting Privacy on Virtual Meetings, Tips for Securing Conference Calls or our Telework Security Overview & Tip Guide.

  • The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) created Small Business Case Studies for addressing ransomware,  phishing, and ATM skimming that are just a few very common and very damaging cybersecurity threats to your small business.

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Content outlined on the Small Business Cybersecurity Corner webpages contain documents and resources submitted directly to us from our contributors. These resources were identified by our contributors as information they deemed most relevant and timely—and were chosen based on the current needs of the small business community. Certain commercial entities may be identified in this website or linked websites. Such identification is not intended to imply recommendation or endorsement by NIST, nor is it intended to imply that the entities, materials, or equipment are necessarily the best available for the purpose.

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