Dealing with Modern Cybersecurity Threats: How to Protect Your Organization

Businesses are changing the way they operate. With the interconnectedness of software, people, and organizations, the digital world is fast-paced and ever-changing. That is why security in the online sphere is of utmost importance. As the world moves into digital technology, the headlines are filled with incidents of  companies dealing with modern cybersecurity threats. This includes security breaches, ransomware attacks, and hacking. The problem is media coverage only occurs after drastic breaches. It is essential [...]

By |2021-08-02T07:51:37-05:00July 14th, 2021|CyberSecurity, Newsletter Articles, Ransomware|Comments Off on Dealing with Modern Cybersecurity Threats: How to Protect Your Organization

Security Breaches and Cyber Attacks: How Can You Fight Them?

The world has witnessed a rampant increase in the number of cyber-attacks and security breaches. No one is safe from the dangers of these types of attacks. What makes businesses most vulnerable is the lack of information and awareness surrounding them. News outlets and other media often fail to mention the extent of the damage these attacks cause. Attacks have affected organizations from top to bottom. Sometimes entire nations and millions of people have found [...]

By |2021-07-01T10:17:12-05:00July 1st, 2021|CyberSecurity, Newsletter Articles, Ransomware|Comments Off on Security Breaches and Cyber Attacks: How Can You Fight Them?

Hacked Passwords and Data Breaches: How to Keep Your Company Safe

Since a record number of people started working from home in 2020, there has been a massive rise in data breaches. These have occurred in all types of companies, organizations, and even government agencies. In fact, 42% of IT and security managers have shared the occurrence of breaches in their organizations due to user password compromise. While breaches happen, it’s becoming more frequent than it should. When creating our passwords, there are generally two types [...]

By |2021-06-23T11:07:04-05:00May 3rd, 2021|CyberSecurity, Newsletter Articles|Comments Off on Hacked Passwords and Data Breaches: How to Keep Your Company Safe

Using Public WiFi? Here’s How to Protect Yourself – Update

The holidays are quickly approaching and online shopping is predicted to be at an all-time high this season. Whether you’re shopping from home, on your break at the office, or from another location the security of your connection is important. It can be one of the first lines of defense in protecting your data. We published the following on our blog back in March, but these tips for using Public WiFi are still valid. Make [...]

By |2020-11-04T09:40:30-06:00November 4th, 2020|CyberSecurity, Newsletter Articles, Remote Working|Comments Off on Using Public WiFi? Here’s How to Protect Yourself – Update

Updated: 3 Tips for Creating Hack-Proof Passwords

When it comes to cybersecurity, getting back to basics is just as important as buying the latest and greatest technology. One of the most foundational basics is password security. In 2017, the Verizon Data Breach Report attributed 81% of data breaches to weak, compromised, or re-used passwords. We haven't gotten much better since 80% of breaches in 2019 were attributed to the same cause. These statistics place bad passwords as one of the No. 1 [...]

By |2020-09-30T13:49:51-05:00September 30th, 2020|CyberSecurity, Newsletter Articles|Comments Off on Updated: 3 Tips for Creating Hack-Proof Passwords

Top Cybersecurity Threats Remote Workers Deal With

The pandemic has forced everyone to embrace a remote working lifestyle in the hopes of dodging the threat of COVID-19. But at home, telecommuters both seasoned and new ones alike are facing a different kind of threat: cybercrime. It's gotten so rampant that The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) have joined forces to alert everyone on the increasing number of malicious [...]

By |2021-06-22T14:59:35-05:00August 7th, 2020|CyberSecurity, Newsletter Articles, Remote Working|Comments Off on Top Cybersecurity Threats Remote Workers Deal With

3 COVID-19-Related Cybersecurity Threats to Know

While remote employees are keeping many businesses afloat during this crisis, they’re also becoming liabilities to the same companies they’re working so hard to keep up and running. If businesses aren’t educating their employees on the growing number of COVID-19-related cybersecurity threats, they’ll be out of business before they know it. Now, more than ever, you, your employees, and customers must stay vigilant. Cybercriminals are wreaking havoc during this pandemic. The rise of remote working [...]

By |2020-08-06T13:23:24-05:00May 8th, 2020|COVID-19, CyberSecurity, Newsletter Articles|Comments Off on 3 COVID-19-Related Cybersecurity Threats to Know

Cyber Security Personal and Business Banking

It seems during and after any notable event the Cybercriminals are there to exploit the situation in any way they can. The internet and phone lines are rife with scams, from trying to steal your personal information in exchange for ‘expediting’ your stimulus money to trolling Facebook collecting data from people sheltered at home during the pandemic. Everyone can be at risk and businesses are certainly on their radar as well. Most of us utilize [...]

By |2020-08-06T13:23:51-05:00April 29th, 2020|CyberSecurity, Newsletter Articles|Comments Off on Cyber Security Personal and Business Banking

Thinking About Purchasing Cyber Insurance?

With cybercriminals increasing their attacks on businesses of all sizes, businesses are turning to cyber insurance for another layer of protection. Growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of nearly 28 percent from 2016 to 2022, the worldwide cyber insurance market is expected to generate $14 billion by 2022, according to a report released by global market research firm Allied Market Research. Even though the majority of organizations aren’t covered by cyber insurance, some [...]

By |2020-08-04T13:51:22-05:00March 9th, 2020|CyberSecurity, Newsletter Articles|Comments Off on Thinking About Purchasing Cyber Insurance?

Can You Spot a Phishing Email?

If you know what to look for, phishing emails are easy to spot. Even though phishing scams are always evolving, knowing just the basics can help you with identifying potentially malicious emails. Scammers use common forms of communication to maximize the reach of their scams — and so far, they’ve been successful. People lost $30 million to phishing schemes in 2017, according to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center. Hackers use phishing attacks to gain [...]

By |2020-08-13T10:16:56-05:00February 7th, 2020|CyberSecurity, Email, Newsletter Articles, Ransomware|Comments Off on Can You Spot a Phishing Email?
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