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.
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.
Insider threats are anyone within your organization who has knowledge of your computer systems and who can expose your data. They can be any of your current or former associates, contractors, or employees. Insider threats are a major risk to any company, including those in the healthcare sector. Let’s take a look at five ways […]
If the only cybersecurity terms you know are “virus” and “hacking,” now is the time to expand your cybersecurity vocabulary. This will enable you to better understand the variety of risks in the online world and protect your computers, data, and yourself. Here’s a short yet handy list of cybersecurity terms you should know. Malware […]
When stay-at-home orders were implemented in Maryland and across the United States, many people were forced to work from home. This meant employees were accessing corporate data and applications via home internet connections. Unfortunately, home networks are not as secure as corporate ones, so using them could compromise the security of your sensitive data.
Microsoft 365 has transformed the way many organizations work by enhancing workflows, collaboration, and efficiency. But like other cloud-based solutions, this line of subscription services is not immune to security risks. Here’s what your business can do to address these challenges. Vulnerabilities in SharePoint Businesses typically use SharePoint Online and on-premises SharePoint sites to store […]
While the threat of ransomware pretty much encompasses all of cyberspace nowadays, not everyone realizes that some ransomware threat responses are readily available for anyone who might need them. Take a gander at these decryptor websites, for instance. They may come in handy sometime. The state of ransomware in 2021 so far Businesses need to […]
As with any communication that takes place over the internet, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) calls have a raft of security risks. One of these is theft of service. Read on to learn more about this type of VoIP-related fraud, and how you can protect your organization against it. What is theft of service? VoIP […]
Enterprise cybersecurity is a holistic system that involves employing security practices at every level of use. This includes picking out the most secure web browser. Consider the security features of these popular web browsers when picking yours. Microsoft Edge Microsoft Edge, Windows 10’s current default browser, is an improvement over its predecessor Internet Explorer (IE). […]
If your company has recently suffered from a data breach or a ransomware attack, then you know how costly it can be. You lose not just hundreds of dollars but also the reputation you’ve built through the years. That’s why you need cutting-edge cybersecurity solutions to protect your business from ever-growing cybersecurity threats. The good […]