Every business needs an MSP for cybersecurity

Every business needs an MSP for cybersecurity

Businesses can no longer afford to relegate cybersecurity to the bottom of the budget, not with cyberattacks targeting any business regardless of size, strict security, and privacy regulations surrounding data. Businesses with a small or limited budget have the advantage of partnering with a managed IT services provider (MSP) for their cybersecurity needs. Why is […]

Cyberthreats and the finance sector

Cyberthreats and the finance sector

The financial sector has long been heavily targeted by cybercriminals. Over the years, the number of attacks that involved extortion, social engineering, and credential-stealing malware has surged rapidly. This means that financial institutions should strive to familiarize themselves with the threats and the agents behind them. Here are seven new threats and tactics, techniques, and […]

Fileless malware: Are you at risk?

Fileless malware: Are you at risk?

Over the past few years, the security industry has been witnessing a rapid evolution in attack techniques, including fileless malware, which uses legitimate tools and services such as existing software, applications, and authorized protocols to carry out malicious activities such as unauthorized data retrieval or data damage. It therefore pays to stay abreast of such […]

Are autocomplete passwords safe?

Are autocomplete passwords safe?

Advertisements and suggestions based on our internet browsing habits are sources of online tracking. However, autocomplete passwords are also another source of online tracking. This sneaky tactic comes with serious security risks. Here’s how you can stop it from targeting you. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous As of December 2018, there are 4.1 billion […]

2019 – The year of crippling attacks…

2019 – The year of crippling attacks…

If you aren’t improving security, you REALLY should be.

Attacks on small and medium business have skyrocketed in 2018. The damage caused in each attack has become worse. It is extremely expensive to be hacked. Not just in massive lost productivity and cost to remediate but now there are legislative fees and requirements imposed for most breaches.

VPNs: Why you need them

VPNs: Why you need them

Installing antivirus software and setting strong passwords are no longer considered the bare minimum in cybersecurity. With hackers, third parties, and ISPs constantly monitoring networks and your online habits, hopping onto a virtual private network (VPN) is crucial for keeping your surfing habits private. Here’s why. What is a VPN? The best way to describe […]

It was an insider!

It was an insider!

Guess what is the biggest vulnerability in your entire, sophisticated, computer network? It’s not the firewall. It’s not the Wi-Fi. It’s not even missed patches, passwords or protocols. It’s the people in front of the keyboards! Yup… employees are the biggest threat!

Imagine your network is like Fort Knox.

Dangers of Public Wifi

Dangers of Public Wifi

Absolutely NOTHING should distract you from protecting your personal information.

We’ve just had Thanksgiving week and that means one thing for sure: people were distracted.

Priorities like traveling, buying the turkey, and tackling Black Friday may put protecting one’s personal data on a back burner.