Savvy Tips to Keep your Data Secure

Savvy Tips to Keep your Data Secure

Let’s face it: cyber criminals are here to stay and just getting more crafty in their pursuit to destroy your data. Insecure data not only puts your business at risk but creates distrust from your clients. We get it. In an ever-evolving landscape of cyber crime, staying ahead of the bad guys can be exhausting […]

Cyber Security Most Misused Terms

Cyber Security Most Misused Terms

The best way to ensure that you are staying safe and savvy online is to understand the language. We have put together 9 of the most commonly misused cyber security terms to help you better navigate the cyber security world. Whether you’re teaching yourself how to update your anti-malware, upgrade your systems, or just trying […]

Authentication Verification: A Common Mistake that Could Cost You

Authentication Verification: A Common Mistake that Could Cost You

When it comes to passwords, do you know the difference between two-step and two-factor authentication verification? Did you know there was a difference? How about that knowing this difference could possibly save your network? The two verification processes are often confused for one another.

Should you Monitor Your Employees Online?

Should you Monitor Your Employees Online?

To monitor or not to monitor? That is the question many employers are asking themselves when it comes to their employees’ online behavior. Some view the concept of monitoring as a major invasion of privacy, and therefore damaging to morale. While others say the ability to protect data and ensure a safe work environment far […]

Every business needs an MSP for cybersecurity

Every business needs an MSP for cybersecurity

Businesses can no longer afford to relegate cybersecurity to the bottom of the budget, not with cyberattacks targeting any business regardless of size, strict security, and privacy regulations surrounding data. Businesses with a small or limited budget have the advantage of partnering with a managed IT services provider (MSP) for their cybersecurity needs. Why is […]

Cyberthreats and the finance sector

Cyberthreats and the finance sector

The financial sector has long been heavily targeted by cybercriminals. Over the years, the number of attacks that involved extortion, social engineering, and credential-stealing malware has surged rapidly. This means that financial institutions should strive to familiarize themselves with the threats and the agents behind them. Here are seven new threats and tactics, techniques, and […]

Fileless malware: Are you at risk?

Fileless malware: Are you at risk?

Over the past few years, the security industry has been witnessing a rapid evolution in attack techniques, including fileless malware, which uses legitimate tools and services such as existing software, applications, and authorized protocols to carry out malicious activities such as unauthorized data retrieval or data damage. It therefore pays to stay abreast of such […]

Don’t Auto-fill Your Passwords

Don’t Auto-fill Your Passwords

Auto-complete or auto-fill may seem like a smart way to manage passwords. Especially, for anyone who often forgets their login username and password. However, what users don’t know is that auto-fill actually enables them to be tracked and hacked. Auto-filling passwords is similar to advertisements and suggestions based on internet browsing habits.

VPNs: Why you need them

VPNs: Why you need them

Installing antivirus software and setting strong passwords are no longer considered the bare minimum in cybersecurity. With hackers, third parties, and ISPs constantly monitoring networks and your online habits, hopping onto a virtual private network (VPN) is crucial for keeping your surfing habits private. Here’s why. What is a VPN? The best way to describe […]