Lax bring your own device (BYOD) policies are a growing concern for businesses. If you’re not managing your organization’s BYOD policy properly, it can pose a host of security risks to your company. Below are some of the inherent security risks of BYOD. Loss or theft of devices – Employees often bring their personal devices […]
There is a wide array of technologies that can detect cyberthreats and vulnerabilities and take steps to block cyberattacks. For instance, firewalls prevent unauthorized traffic from entering a network, while spam filters redirect unwanted and potentially malicious emails away from a user’s inbox.
Losing or compromising data can be disastrous for your business. It can lead to reputational damage, costly lawsuits, and termination of contracts, among others. And because threats to data security are always present online, it’s important to implement tough security measures that will keep your business data safe 24/7. Here are some tried-and-tested methods to […]
In this day and age, data privacy is imperative for any business that collects or uses personal data — especially as more and more countries and US states pass data privacy legislation. When the California Consumer Privacy Act went into effect on January 1, 2020, over half a million organizations had to update or create […]
There are millions of malware in existence, with new ones being developed by the minute. This is terrible news for anyone who stores personal information online — which is basically everyone in the world today. Learn how you can avoid being a victim of a watering hole attack, one of the most common ways cybercriminals […]
Email phishing continues to be a threat despite the fact that more people than ever are aware of it. This is because cybercriminals have gotten creative with it, using sophisticated social engineering techniques to dupe people into giving up their personal information.
“Know thine enemy” — it means to get to know them and their motives. In this blog, we take a close look at the five types of dangerous hackers, what their motives are, and how they operate. Script kiddies In terms of skill, script kiddies (or skids, for short) are at the bottom of the […]
Ransomware is a big threat to modern organizations of any size. Unfortunately, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) may not have enough financial resources to fully protect themselves from attack. But this doesn’t mean that SMBs cannot do anything to secure their networks.
Do IT security terms like “phishing” and “intrusion protection” sound extremely foreign to you? If so, it’s time you familiarize yourself with these and other common cybersecurity terms. By learning these basic concepts, you’ll be more aware of the depth and scope of online dangers and, hopefully, be better prepared to deal with them. Malware […]