May 25, 2020

The Difference Between Cybersecurity and Network Security and Why it Matters to Your Business

When determining the type of online security you need for your business, you might hear a slew of complicated acronyms and descriptions that make it difficult to understand precisely what you need. Protecting your data and private information is one of the most important things you can do to preserve the future success of your business, so kudos for taking the time to learn and gain a deeper knowledge of security practices. Before you can start creating a plan to secure your network and connected […]
August 12, 2019
proactive threat

When Should You Carry Out a Proactive Threat Hunt?

Implementing sound security measures is one of the most important things you can do for your business. It is designed to protect your files and keep your customer and employee information safe. One underlying threat you may not have considered is that hackers have evolved to infiltrate your systems without acting immediately. These clandestine cybercriminals can lurk on your networks for weeks, months, or even years completely undetected. Traditional security strategies rely on blocking and passive reactivity, only responding to threats when alerted to them. […]
August 2, 2019
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How to Identify the Attributes that Make for a Good Pen Tester

We’ve seen the industry shift in recent years from reactive to proactive security measures. Businesses can no longer wait to react until a security breach occurs. In many cases, it’s already too late and the hacker may have already captured the information they were seeking. In today’s day and age, businesses must be thinking about cybersecurity in a preventative manner – by identifying and thwarting security breaches before they even happen. As companies evolve to embrace a proactive approach to security, pen testers become a […]
July 24, 2019
polymorphic attacks

What are polymorphic attacks and how can you defend against them?

Polymorphic attacks have evolved from a seldom-used tactic to become a standard practice by cybercriminals. Their ability to change and morph means they can infiltrate your network virtually undetected, wreaking havoc on your systems. While these attacks are commonplace today, it’s important that you understand how they work so you can equip your systems to detect and defend against them effectively. What is polymorphic malware? Polymorphic malware is a specific type of malware that can change properties and evolve to try to avoid detection. This […]
July 16, 2019
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Can Artificial Intelligence Help with Cybersecurity?

Artificial intelligence. It’s the latest buzzword taking over the tech space, and for a good reason. Automating business practices leads to increased productivity, fewer errors, and the technology can adapt to specific business operations by taking advantage of machine learning. These modern technologies can help businesses operate more efficiently and improve the bottom line. While all these changes are taking place on the operational front, there are other beneficial applications for artificial intelligence. One of the most significant uses is for cybersecurity. Before we dive […]
July 9, 2019
Migrating to the cloud

Benefits of Migrating to the Cloud

In our previous article, you learned five ways that your business can use the cloud. Now, we’re going to go through the benefits that the cloud can offer to your small business. If you’re like many other businesses, you probably already have at least one workload or application running in the cloud. You may be wondering if it’s time that you move more of your operations to the cloud. Cloud technology can be a gamechanger for your business, and likely multiple considerations are driving your […]
June 21, 2019
Hackers Infiltrate Businesses

Are you helping hackers infiltrate your business?

Cybercrime has been steadily increasing over the past several years, and businesses are the prime target. You have probably seen some notable security breaches recently, notably Starwood, Facebook, and LinkedIn in recent years. While your business may not be as large as the companies that show up in the news, you need to take security seriously. Countless small business security breaches never make headlines but can result in costly fixes or closure. While you may think that your business is covered, you could be doing […]
June 8, 2019
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All About MLS Secure Enterprise Messaging

MLS: What it is and why you should pay attention Today’s businesses are faced with many challenges, and at the top of the list is cybersecurity. As systems become more complex, and hackers learn new ways to gain access to a company’s network, the security of your business becomes even more critical. Your security plan should include messaging. It’s no secret that email is one of the least secure technologies, yet it is probably where your employees share most of your business’ data. As messaging […]
May 10, 2019

Ways to Use the Cloud for Your Small Business

The cloud can bring tremendous computing power to your small business. Whether you’re familiar with cloud computing or you think the mystical cloud exists only in the sky in puffs of seemingly white smoke, we’re here to teach you how to implement cloud technology for your small business. The cloud is a centralized location, that can be accessed on the internet, designed to store your data. This means that your business files and applications can be accessible to employees no matter where they are or […]
April 2, 2019

Cyber Threats from 2018

Cyber threats that surfaced in 2018 In the early stages of 2019, it’s important that we reflect on 2018 so we can improve and learn from cybersecurity issues that arose last year. The biggest thing we learned is that cyber threats are not diminishing in the least. It’s evident that cybersecurity will become even more critical in the year to come, as new and creative attacks become commonplace.   To protect yourself, your business, and your customers, it’s crucial that you continue learning about new […]