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September 11, 2020
Cybersecurity During the Holidays

DON’T LET YOUR SECRET SANTA BE A CYBERCRIMINAL THIS YEAR

Every business owner, CEO, president, and company leader should be proactively taking steps to protect their business, customers, and employees during the holidays. This year, with more employees working remotely, cybersecurity measures are critical to maintaining business operations. Protect Your Business from Cyber Security Problems this Holiday Season While you’re busy spreading cheer, cybercriminals are hard at work trying to collect and expose your private data. In fact, a cybersecurity strategist pointed out last year that “as cybercriminals grow more sophisticated and holiday shoppers continue […]
September 1, 2020

WHY YOUR COMPANY NEEDS A CYBER CRISIS PREPAREDNESS PLAN

Cybersecurity crises are a serious and costly business problem. Employ a preparedness measure in your cybersecurity plan to help mitigate any negative impacts on your business in the event of a cyber crisis. Why preparedness must be in your overall cybersecurity plan You don’t leave your office at the end of the day without locking the doors to your business, and you may even have an advanced security system that records and alerts you when an intruder enters your business. That’s because you understand the […]
August 19, 2020

SECURELY DESTROYING AND RECYCLING OLD DEVICES

Upgrading your hardware is a great way to keep your business running at peak efficiency. But what do you do with your old devices? We’ll walk you through the process of wiping your data and recycling your old devices.   Upgrading your devices and destroying data on old devices So, you’ve decided to make an upgrade? Whether it’s your desktop, laptop, phone, or tablet, upgrading electronic devices can offer you and your employees the latest features and even improve your productivity with the help of […]
July 30, 2020

RANSOMWARE STRAINS THAT PLAGUED 2019

When you understand ransomware and the strains that impacted organizations like yours in 2019, you can better prepare for the rest of 2020 and beyond. What is Ransomware? A ransomware attack occurs when a cybercriminal locks, or kidnaps, your files and holds them hostage until you pay them the requested amount of money or bitcoin. Ransomware attacks are different from typical cyberattacks because they don’t steal credentials or private information. Instead, these criminals focus on isolating essential data with the threat to destroy them unless […]
July 14, 2020

CLOUD ADOPTION DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

When stay-at-home orders rolled out, businesses were faced with new challenges as employees began working remotely. Companies who were unprepared for the WFH surge struggled to stay afloat and maintain productivity during the pandemic. Cloud technology emerged as the most efficient solution for businesses to continue to thrive. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States, the immense changes in our way of life happened instantly. One day, employees were commuting to work and networking over lunch meetings. The next day, employees were hunkering down […]
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
penetration testing

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
artificial intelligence cybersecurity

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 […]