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Spear phishing activities are becoming more sophisticated and rampant. The best defense against it is to maintain a vigilant mindset.
Ryuk ransomware is one of the most dreaded malware to date. It encrypts or steals corporate data to extort millions of dollars from its victims. The Covid-19 crisis greatly influenced the recent rise in ransomware. The remote work response to the pandemic created huge gaps in the worlds cyber defenses. Threat actors saw these vulnerabilities as opportunities to spread large-scale ransomware attacks.
Vishing is a cybercrime that’s threatening people all over the world. And it’s not expected to go away anytime soon.
A password manager is an encrypted storage system for keeping and managing passwords usually protected by a master password. Some password managers use biometric data to protect the vaults instead of master passwords. Still others support the use of two factor authentication for higher security.
Keylogger is a digital surveillance tool. They can track every click, touch, key stroke, download and conversation carried out on the device they are installed on
A hacker is someone who challenges technology to see if it can be compromised. A hacker can black hat or white hat.
A firewall blocks outsiders from gaining unauthorized access to your computer and helps stop malicious software from infecting your computer.
Your digital identity is your set of unique features and characteristics identifiable to you. It is all data that can be traced back to you.
DDoS attack or Distributed Denial of Service, is a coordinated attack intended to crash and make unavailable targeted websites and online systems by overwhelming them with data.
A botnet is a network of computers that work as a collective to infiltrate your device. Here's how to protect your business from botnets.
Failing to plan is a plan to fail. The vulnerability of your small business's digital infrastructure is dramatically increased without a sound cyber security plan. Business plans help achieve desirable outcomes. You don't want to be a cyber attack victim, so build a plan.
People working from home perform most of their tasks online. They are now more exposed to cyber attacks than ever before. Cyber criminals see a great opportunity in the massive growth in working from home and the vulnerabilities of home office security.
What's a computer virus? We hear about it all the time but do you really know what it is and how to prevent one?
Cybercriminals target phishing scam attempts on fatigued workers in the hopes of catching them off guard with an attention-getting email. They also launch phishing schemes against unsuspecting individual users by using fear and intimidation. And it sometimes works.
Small and midsize companies can’t afford to learn cybersecurity haphazardly while cyberattacks are steadily rising. If you’re a decision-maker, you can’t ignore the 424% increase in cyber breaches in 2021.
Business email compromise is one of the most financially destructive cyber crimes. These are emails that appear to be sent by known or trusted sources asking for something legitimate.
An effective cyber security plan outlines in simple language the best cybersecurity practices your organization needs to stay safe. It doesn't have to be complicated, but it should be pragmatic.
A truck full of security studies show nearly every small businesses has exposed data and poor cybersecurity policies. Either build and execute a cybersecurity strategy or expect to be a victim of cyber crime. Be prepared, be proactive, and be safe.
Building a cyber security awareness culture should be a top priority for your organization. Every manager, department, and individual in your firm must commit to this on a long-term basis.
You might think that cyber security awareness training is not for small businesses. You might also think that the bad guys are more interested in bigger companies. You probably should read this because you would be wrong on both counts.
Certificate authorities are the guardians of digital identity. They come in both public and private capacities. Certificates issued by them are trusted because information are validated from the requester’s own records and/or from third party sources.
HTTPs enables web servers and web browsers to establish secure connections. It encrypts data being transmitted in both directions. This helps prevent thieves from stealing sensitive information along the way.
A rogue certiﬁcate is a valid certiﬁcate issued by a legitimate certiﬁcate authority. However, it’s untrustworthy because either it was compromised or was issued to the wrong party.
Knowing the latest cybersecurity trends spells the difference between keeping your business safe and opening it up to cyber attackers.
A cybersecurity risk assessment does more than just identify and analyze threats. It counteracts threats and keeps your IT systems safe.
Here's how to create long, complex, and unique passwords to protect your accounts and keep your sensitive info safe from hackers.
Bad passwords are the entry way for hackers to get into your accounts. Learn how to protect your cyber assets by using better passwords now.
How many of these seven deadly cybersecurity sins are you guilty of? Build a resilient cybersecurity strategy before it’s too late.
Rootkits are nearly invisible and a dangerous type of malware that allows hackers access to computers without the knowledge of the owners. It is designed in such a way that it can remain in a network or on a computer system undetected for an extended period of time.