Author: Jordan MacAvoy

Jordan MacAvoy is the Vice President of Marketing at Reciprocity Labs and manages the company’s go to market strategy and execution. Prior to joining Reciprocity, Mr. MacAvoy served in executive roles at Fundbox, a Forbes Next Billion Dollar Company, and Intuit, via their acquisition of the SaaS marketing and communications solution, Demandforce. He brings to the team nearly two decades of marketing and business development experience helping to grow early-stage, venture-backed companies. Mr. MacAvoy is a graduate of Boston University.

Companies around the world quickly transitioned into remote work after coronavirus started spreading. Thanks to advanced technology, it’s possible to work from home and connect with colleagues. However, the use of technology comes with its set of challenges, especially in cybersecurity. For companies that adjusted suddenly without formal planning, performing thorough risk assessments, and identifying risk management techniques is now more critical than ever. By understanding the security risks associated with remote work, you can choose to either avoid, mitigate, transfer, or accept the risks. Performing a Risk Assessment A risk assessment helps you identify all company devices, data, threats,…

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The workplace has witnessed a dramatic shift in the last few years. Within a short span, remote working has moved from a mere employee benefit to a major business trend. A significant number of companies are now allowing their employees to work remotely to increase productivity, promote healthier work-life, lower costs, improve employee retention, and to keep the business operations alive during a disaster. The global response to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused many companies to direct everyone who can to work remotely until further notice to avoid spreading the virus. However, remote working has its challenges. Over…

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Cybercrime is arguably the biggest threat to businesses today. In the first half of 2019, there were over 4.1 billion records exposed in 3,813 breaches. Data breaches are becoming more frequent and are getting worse. Out of the ten worst data breaches of all time, three have occurred in 2019, and the year is set to be the worst ever in breach activity. As institutions embrace technology to make operations more efficient, their risk of suffering cyberattacks increases. This, in turn, increases the need for institutions to hire data security specialists. What Is Data Security? Data security is the process…

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