Are your business printers protected against hacks?

When it comes to cybersecurity, you probably think of protecting computers, apps, or online databases first and printers last. Precisely because they’re overlooked in, printers can be exploited by hackers and used as a gateway to infiltrate your systems. Secure your networks against intruders by following these steps. What makes business printers vulnerable to cyberattacks? […]

Keep these in mind when shopping for antivirus software

If you think cybersecurity is only for big organizations, think again. Small- and mid-sized businesses often don’t have the budget for expensive cybersecurity tools, making them easier targets for cybercriminals. Statistics show that cybercrimes continue to increase every year. And with the global pandemic forcing businesses to work from home, protection from cyberthreats such as […]

Security best practices for remote workers

Working from home increases employee autonomy, cuts costs, and ensures the health and safety of the company during the coronavirus pandemic. The problem is, it also increases the likelihood of security breaches since employees are working outside the company’s security perimeter. That’s why you and your staff must adhere to these security best practices. Fortify […]

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 […]

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