Cybersecurity has become a critical foundation upon which many aspects of business rely. Whether you’re a large enterprise or small business, network security is a must. Cyberattacks can have long-term consequences. The frequency and sophistication of cyberattacks continue to increase. In 2022, IoT malware attacks saw a sobering 87% increase. Attack volume is also ramping up due to the use of AI. It’s essential to … Continue reading Why You Need to Understand “Secure by Design” Cybersecurity Practices
Imagine you’re working away on your PC and see a Windows update prompt. Instead of ignoring it, you take action. After all, you want to keep your device safe. But when you install what you think is a legitimate update, you’re infected with ransomware. That’s the nightmare caused by an emerging cybersecurity threat. Cybercriminals are constantly devising new ways to infiltrate systems. They encrypt valuable … Continue reading Watch Out for Ransomware Pretending to Be a Windows Update!
Smart homes have become a ubiquitous part of modern living. It doesn’t even seem unusual anymore to tell your refrigerator to add milk to the digital grocery list. Smart homes offer unparalleled convenience and efficiency. You can control your lights and thermostat with a smartphone app. And have a virtual assistant like Alexa at your beck and call. But as we embrace the convenience, it’s … Continue reading How to Keep Your Smart Home from Turning Against You
Cybercriminals can launch very sophisticated attacks. But it’s often lax cybersecurity practices that enable most breaches. This is especially true when it comes to small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs). Small business owners often don’t prioritize cybersecurity measures. They may be just fully focused on growing the company. They think they have a lower data breach risk. Or they may think it’s an expense they can’t … Continue reading 10 Biggest Cybersecurity Mistakes of Small Companies
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) has revolutionized the way businesses operate. It offers convenience, scalability, and efficiency. No more dragging software from one device to another. Everyone can collaborate easily in the cloud. But alongside its benefits, SaaS brings with it potential threats. When software and data are online, they’re more vulnerable to attacks. One of the latest threats to move from endpoint devices to the cloud is … Continue reading What Is SaaS Ransomware & How Can You Defend Against It?
Let’s dive into a topic that might give you the chills—cybersecurity skeletons in the closet. You may not have old skeletons hidden away in the basement. But there’s a good chance of cybersecurity vulnerabilities lurking in the shadows. Just waiting to wreak havoc. You can’t fix what you can’t see. It’s time to shine a light on these hidden dangers. So, you can take action … Continue reading Does Your Business Have Any “Cybersecurity Skeletons” in the Closet?”
As technology continues to advance, so does the need for heightened awareness. As well as proactive measures to safeguard sensitive information. Cybersecurity can seem like an insurmountable task for everyday people. But it’s not only a job for the IT team. Everyone can play a part in keeping their organization’s data safe. Not to mention their own data. October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. It serves … Continue reading Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Strengthening Your Team’s Defense with Essential Cyber Hygiene
LinkedIn has become an invaluable platform for professionals. People use it to connect, network, and explore business opportunities. But with its growing popularity have come some red flags. There has been an increase in the presence of fake LinkedIn sales bots. These bots impersonate real users and attempt to scam unsuspecting individuals. This is one of the many scams on LinkedIn. According to the FBI, … Continue reading Learn How to Spot Fake LinkedIn Sales Bots
Cybersecurity has become paramount for businesses and individuals alike. Cyber threats abound, and data breaches and malware attacks are costly. Attacks come from all sectors, including the cloud tools you use every day. The average employee uses 36 cloud-based services daily. Managing access to sensitive data and resources has become crucial. It’s a vital piece to maintaining robust security. One breached account in a business … Continue reading 6 Reasons Access Management Has Become a Critical Part of Cybersecurity
In today’s digital landscape, cybersecurity threats continue to evolve. They pose significant risks to individuals and organizations alike. One such threat gaining prominence is zero-click malware. This insidious form of malware requires no user interaction. It can silently compromise devices and networks. One example of this type of attack happened due to a missed call. That’s right, the victim didn’t even have to answer. This … Continue reading What is Zero-Click Malware? How Do You Fight It?