Your password may not be secure — update it now

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) once said that a good password consisted of three things: upper- and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols. However, the NIST has now reversed its stance on good passwords. Here’s why and what they are now recommending. The problem The issue isn’t that the NIST advised people to […]

Shopping for antivirus software? Consider the following points

As viruses, ransomware, and spyware become more dangerous these days, it’s more important than ever to have powerful antivirus protection. When choosing the right antivirus program for your computer, however, there are many things you should consider. Let’s take a look at the most important ones. Cost There are free antivirus programs in the market, […]

How to strengthen your BYOD security

Many businesses are adopting bring your own device (BYOD) policies as more employees work from home. The problem is, if you’re not careful, BYOD can expose your company to major cybersecurity risks, including the following. Loss or theft of devices – Employees often bring their personal devices wherever they go. This means there’s a higher […]

How to protect corporate data

Time and again, we have seen hackers infiltrate even the most secure systems of multinational corporations. As a business owner, you can’t afford a data breach, as it could cost you your clients and reputation. This is why it’s crucial to implement strict security measures that can make cybercriminals think twice about trying to break […]

Online privacy best practices you should implement in your small business

Has the term “online privacy” become an oxymoron? To have privacy is to have the ability to choose what we disclose about ourselves to others and impose limits on how our information can be used. However, it seems that every other day, we hear about IT systems being breached, customer data being stolen and sold on the dark web, and data scrapers obtaining information about us without our permission.

Don’t be a victim of watering hole attacks

With cybercriminals continuously developing new ways to infiltrate networks and steal user data, it is more crucial than ever to stay one step ahead of these perpetrators. Protect yourself from one of the most common methods that cybercriminals use to inject malware into computers: watering hole attacks. The term “watering hole” colloquially refers to a […]

3 Technology issues you’re likely to encounter upon returning to the office

As the COVID-19 pandemic forced many companies around the world to adopt remote work, IT teams have worked hard to ensure business continuity and resolve IT issues. In fact, according to a study by software company Ivanti, nearly two-thirds of IT professionals said that their workloads have increased by as much as 37%. What’s more, 66% of them reported an increase in security issues in the past three months.

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