Autocomplete password risks

Web browsers come with features to improve user experience. One of the most popular ones is auto-fill passwords. These are designed for users to store and automatically use their account credentials to access websites and other applications. While auto-fill passwords are convenient, they come with security risks. Read more. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous […]

How to train your employees on cybersecurity

It’s a familiar storyline: “Employee opens an email attachment and infects business with ransomware.” For those responsible overseeing the data protection and cybersecurity of their organizations, headlines of this nature are nothing new. Even the most advanced cybersecurity solutions can’t completely guard against the sophisticated methods hackers and scammers leverage to target small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs). All it takes is for an employee to open a single malicious attachment or click on an infected link to put a company’s cybersecurity posture at risk.

World Backup Day: Is your data backed up?

World Backup Day is a global initiative encouraging people and businesses to backup and protect their data. Since securing data for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) has become a labor-intensive task due to the tremendous increase in data volume and the far-reaching routes it traverses, backing up data is a practice that should be applied consistently and without fail.

3 Hats a hacker might wear

While not always accurate in its portrayal of hackers, Hollywood does get at least one thing right: there are many types of hackers out there, all with varied methods and motivations. In this article, we’ll take a look at three main types of hackers. A complicated history In the 1950s, the term “hacker” was vaguely […]

Make the most of your cybersecurity investment

As cybersecurity incidents become more sophisticated, frequent, and intelligent, experts predict that the global market for cybersecurity products in 2020 will exceed that of last year. In fact, your company might be one of the thousands of businesses looking to purchase cybersecurity software. To maximize your company’s cybersecurity investment, follow these steps. Uncover threats and […]

Office 365 hacking: What you need to know

Some hackers have become so skilled that they don’t even need you to give up your credentials to hack into your account. One recent cyberthreat is targeted towards users of Microsoft Office 365. You don’t want to be the next victim, so read up. A phishing scam that harvests users’ credentials The latest cyberattack on […]

Data security: Prevent insider threats

Did you know that in some industries, the biggest cybersecurity threats come from inside a breached organization? Sometimes it’s motivated by financial gain, and sometimes it’s plain-old ignorance. So how can you protect your organization from insider threats? #1 Educate You must teach your team to recognize personally identifiable information (PII) and understand the financial […]

Security audits: Data integrity’s last line of defense

Businesses should take every precaution when it comes to data and network protection. Leverage the capabilities of a competent IT partner by augmenting their round-the-clock oversight and regularly update protocols with timely security audits. Auditing and the security strategy Audits are necessary to maintain system integrity and uphold quality. These system checks help identify security […]

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