View COVID-19 Resources for Small Business Read More about COVID-19

New Cybersecurity Campaign for Small Business

PROTECT YOUR SMALL BUSINESS The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) along with the Small Business Administration (SBA), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), recently launched a national education campaign to help small business owners understand common cyber threats and how they can help protect their businesses. You…

Read More about New Cybersecurity Campaign for Small Business

Idaho Small Business Development Center

The Biggest Risk to Your Business: Inadequate Cybersecurity

By: Linsey Knerl Content provided by America’s SBDC. Originally appearing on Nav.com. Most consumers today have been a victim of theft. While not everyone has had the harrowing experience of a home burglary or stolen car, a compromised email password or Social Security number has affected almost everyone. The FCC reports the theft of digital…

Read More about The Biggest Risk to Your Business: Inadequate Cybersecurity

Guidance for compliance with NIST SP 800-171

Prioritizing Cybersecurity Efforts On December 31, 2017, it became mandatory that businesses contracting with the Department of Defense comply with DFARS Clause 252.204-7012 (Safeguarding Covered Defense Information). This is a complicated way of saying small businesses working with the Department of Defense need to start prioritizing cybersecurity efforts if they expect to continue obtaining federal…

Read More about Guidance for compliance with NIST SP 800-171

NIST Releases Cybersecurity Guidebook

Digital risk management is a challenging arena for most small business owners. The unattractive truth is it takes time and money to protect your business’s assets – not dissimilar to insurance. Fortunately, agencies are continuously building and improving tools to help those without resources to invest heavily on their own. And increasingly, one particular standard…

Read More about NIST Releases Cybersecurity Guidebook

Our Host Universities & Affiliates
Logo for Boise State University
Logo for Lewis-Clark State College
Logo for University of Idaho
Logo for Idaho State University
Logo for North Idaho College
Logo for College of Southern Idaho
Logo for SBA
Logo for America's SBDC