Cybercriminals are no longer interested in hacking your software applications to infiltrate your systems and steal sensitive information for their own gain. Instead, they are now exploiting what they believe is the most vulnerable aspect of your organization: your employees.
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, […]
Telephony systems are crucial to business communications and operations and therefore need to be highly secure. Although malware and viruses are some of the most common threats to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems, there are other little-known threats too, such as denial-of-service (DoS) attacks. If your business heavily relies on VoIP, you should learn […]
Keeping your company safe from cyberattacks is a huge challenge, and this is partly due to the confusing technical jargon used in the cybersecurity field. Failing to understand concepts like ransomware and DDoS may cause your company to overlook vital security measures and leave your company vulnerable to costly data breaches.
If you shop online like many people, you need to make sure that the site’s payment page has HTTPS in its URL. Otherwise, entering your personal and financial information on this page can expose you to risks such as identity theft. Read on to find out why HTTPS makes for a safer online browsing experience. […]
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.