• Feb 08
    2018
    Did you know that nearly half of all of the small businesses in the United States are in serious danger of being hacked? Because business owners are not taking their cybersecurity seriously enough, over 14 million out of the estimated 28 million small businesses have actually been breached already. Thankfully, there is some good news. Companies can make simple changes that will help reduce the chance of their data being ...
  • Jan 26
    2018
    The staggering amount of massive cyberattacks that occurred last year due to basic flaws in cybersecurity plans is a sobering reminder than many organizations still have yet to implement the basic protocols necessary to protect their data. In this hostile environment of today, organizations must be sure to focus on some elementary, but essential cybersecurity strategies to ensure that they are protected. These six strategies can help companies protect themselves ...
  • Jan 19
    2018
    At the end of 2016, the predictions that would dictate 2017 in terms of security came out. From ransomware and political disruption to the advancement of cybercriminals and social media attacks, most of these predictions became reality. However, no one could have imagined the extent of these issues, especially in terms of ransomware and the cases of WannaCry and NotPetya. What should we be prepared for this year? Here are ...
  • Jan 11
    2018
    James Cronin | Business Development Manager, Packt Publishing Change Emerging technologies are increasingly relevant in the enterprise world. Thanks to the growth of the internet and open source technology, a market once controlled solely by the big vendors has been opened and democratised. Rather than buying and using one vendor technology stack, developers and businesses are now choosing and combining the best tools for the job. As a result, the ...
  • Jan 10
    2018
    Sam Pfeifle | Content Director, IAPP No one wants a data breach. No one wants to be the latest ransomware victim, trying to figure out what bitcoin is so you can pay some guy in Romania to give you back access to your own data. No one wants to be THAT company. So most organizations no doubt have some kind of security training in place. That’s important. They absolutely must ...
  • Jan 08
    2018
    From fidget spinners and unicorn Frappuccinos to virtual reality, 2017 was a year that can be described by unique trends. Unfortunately, we must also add a disturbing amount of large cyberattacks to the trend list. Hackers managed to cause an unprecedented level of chaos at a global-level with state-sponsored ransomware, major phishing campaigns, and enormous hacks. Here are a few of the most devastating and scandalous hacks from last year: ...
  • Dec 21
    2017
    It’s a scary time in the world of cybersecurity. With sophisticated cyber threats being carried out against the government and rival nations attacking, the time has come for the entirety of the security world to work together to protect ourselves. This means not only communicating more openly, but also better preparing and changing the culture surrounding data breaches in its entirety. While there are many areas in which businesses need ...
  • Dec 13
    2017
    As we begin the New Year, the cyber war that has been raging continues to grow in size and scale. In 2017, we have unfortunately seen many enormous data breaches, including Equifax, Kmart, and Verizon, and the overall average size of a data breach increased by two percent. 2018 is without a doubt going to bring new challenges, threats, and trends to the world of cybersecurity. So, what kind of ...