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 […]
Ransomware can be a terrifying threat to any business owner. Let’s face it: a type of malware that encrypts data and renders it impossible to access (unless a ransom is paid) is enough to keep anyone up at night. And while, giving into a hacker’s demands may sound tempting, hackers should never be paid.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Healthcare is already one of the most targeted industries for cyber-attacks. Unfortunately, cyber-breaches are only expected to grow in 2019. Safeguard your PHI (protected health information) by providing your team with these important systems and protocols.
Phones in the workplace have enticed hackers to design specific threats for mobile technology. Cyber-criminals want to steal your data and sell it back to you by infecting your Android with ransomware. What is worse, is that you could be the one to download this devastating malware onto your phone.
Cyber-hackers love to target mobile technology in the workplace. Out-smart the bad guys and protect your office tablets and smartphones by taking advantage of these simple steps. Check that your MOBILE is up-to-date Updates on Apple and Android operating systems (OSs) not only improve overall user experience, but also repair possible security threats.
Sometimes hackers are even the good guys Hackers, known as the dark villains of the cyber-world have a well-earned reputation. However, hackers are not always the bad guys. In fact, sometimes they are even the good guys. Ethical hackers (called white hat hackers) are even a major asset in preventing cyber crime A Difficult History The […]
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policies enable personal and work information to be available in one spot. As a result, employees are increasing risk and bringing their own cyber-threats. Here are 5 simple cyber-aware tactics that can ensure the safety of your business.