Successfully Navigating a Microsoft SSPA and DPR Assessment

Posted Posted in Blog Categories, Industry, Security, Strategy

Along with being one of the largest employers in the greater Seattle area, Microsoft has also helped create a wide network of local vendors and suppliers — all of which are required to meet compliance standards. These standards are included in the Microsoft Supplier Security and Privacy Assurance (SSPA) Program in the form of the Microsoft Supplier Data Protection Requirements (DPR), which EXP has experience helping clients with. There are 56 requirements in all, and many can be bewildering to non-technical readers. Companies must confirm compliance with each one, and any noncompliance can put the company in danger of losing its vendor status — a major concern to say the least. 

Take Control of Password Management

Posted Posted in Cybersecurity, Security

Whether its work or personal, passwords are an integral part of our routines at every level of access, and with the increasing complexity of illicit attempts to gain entry into our lives of password laden data it forces us to adapt and further enforce our own internal password policies & procedures.

In doing so it also creates additional points of user vulnerability if we continue to rely on the password storage recall techniques of days past.

To learn how you can improve your security position without breaking the bank, view the free Web seminar here.

EXP Cyber Security Program – Reducing the risk without breaking the bank – FREE Recorded Web Seminar

Posted Posted in Security, Uncategorized

Over the last 2-3 years we have seen an exponential increase in cyber security attacks among our clients. Virtually all businesses in all industries are at risk – it’s not just big business anymore! We have developed a simple program for all our clients to assess their current risk and reduce the risk of falling victim to an attack, while being cognizant of the costs.

EXP Cyber Security Program – Reducing the risk without breaking the bank

Posted Posted in Blog Categories, Cybersecurity, Security

Over the last 2-3 years we have seen an exponential increase in cyber security attacks among our clients. Virtually all businesses in all industries are at risk – it’s not just big business anymore!  We have developed a simple program for all our clients to assess their current risk and reduce the risk of falling victim to an attack, while being cognizant of the costs.  Join us to find out how you can improve your security position without breaking the bank. 

IT Security Awareness Training — FREE Recorded Web Seminar

Posted Posted in Blog Categories, Cybersecurity, Security, Uncategorized

Here are three facts all business owners and employees must know:

1. U.S. businesses are the top targets of cyber attacks worldwide;
2. The frequency and ferocity of cyber attacks will continue to rise in 2019;
3. Employees are the weakest link in most businesses’ IT security programs.

To help prevent such an attack on your company, EXP is hosted a Security Awareness Training for business owners and employees.

Creating and Enforcing IT Security Policies

Posted Posted in Security

Though writing and enforcing policies and procedures is probably nobody’s favorite area of IT operations, it’s still a vital part of your business. While creating and following set policies is mandatory for government contractors and HIPAA covered entities, EXP takes it a step further. We recommend all companies and organizations maintain and enforce a basic package of policies and procedures that includes the following points…

IT Security Awareness Training — FREE Webinar

Posted Posted in Cybersecurity, Uncategorized

Here are three facts all business owners and employees must know:

1. U.S. businesses are the top targets of cyber attacks worldwide;
2. The frequency and ferocity of cyber attacks will continue to rise in 2019;
3. Employees are the weakest link in most businesses’ IT security programs.

To help prevent such an attack on your company, EXP is hosting a Security Awareness Training for business owners and employees.