How hackers steal your passwords

May 25th, 2020

Passwords have become a daily part of everyone's lives as much as mobile devices and technology have. People use passwords to gain access to company resources, manage their personal or financial accounts, and for entertainment and recreational purposes.

How to secure your work from home staff during the coronavirus outbreak

April 21st, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, many organizations are losing clients and are adjusting operations to survive. With social distancing being practiced in the USA and across the World, businesses are forced to adopt a work from home (WFH) setup. However, this transition poses productivity and security challenges.

Five tips to ensure productivity while working from home

April 15th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in many people working from home. In fact, according to Gartner’s recent survey, 74% of CFOs say they expect to move previously on-site employees to work remotely post-COVID-19. This means you’ll need to learn how to manage your remote workforce efficiently so they can remain productive.

World Backup Day: The importance of backing up

April 1st, 2020

World backup day happens on March 31. It is an annual event to remind people and organizations to apply data backup best practices before they lose their data by accident, to cybercrime or a disaster.

Small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are generating more and more data, which means critical data needs to be securely backed up because losing them can cause financial loss, reputational damage, and operational downtime, among others.

Ransomware in 2020: How will it affect your business?

March 9th, 2020

Ransomware remains a serious threat to enterprises, small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), and individuals alike. Last month, Clop ransomware has evolved to integrate a method that targets Windows 10 apps and various applications. Additionally, the latest reports by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) show that another ransomware called Maze has been targeting U.S. companies to steal and encrypt data.

Digital threats to watch out for

February 20th, 2020

With a new decade on the horizon, many digital threats and cybersecurity gaps that have plagued the previous one will persist and worsen. Additionally, with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning being adopted across an ever-widening array of industries, hackers are also using them to enhance the sophistication of their attacks.

Data security is still an IT concern in 2020

January 28th, 2020

Data security continues to be a hot button issue today. However, not many businesses, especially small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), realize its importance. In fact, recent findings suggest that only 15% of companies are adequately prepared for a cyberattack.

Securing your organization’s human layer

January 21st, 2020

We all make mistakes. In fact, making mistakes is a core part of the human experience, as it’s how we grow and learn. When it comes to cybersecurity, however, human error is often overlooked.

Minimizing threats from within is more important than ever for every organization.

How to identify and mitigate phishing attacks

January 21st, 2020

Business owners consider various cyberthreats when it comes to security planning. One of the older but most effective weapons in a cybercriminal’s arsenal is phishing.

Phishing can be the first stage in a sophisticated information-stealing attack and remains pervasive for one simple reason: it works.