• Feb 05
    2019
    Consider the holiday season of 2018: chances are that you or someone you know received a smart device of some sort. From Amazon’s Alexa to smart doorbells and smart watches, millions of smart “Internet of Things” devices were sold in just the last few months in both the professional and personal world. The global number of these Internet of Things devices is even quickly reaching the tens of billions. As ...
  • Jan 25
    2019
    From the Marriott breach of nearly 500 million customers’ information to the nation-state attacks created by Russian hacking groups, billions of people across the globe were affected by cyberattacks and data breaches in 2018. Incidents increased in both frequency and sophistication, such as cryptojacking, while there was a resurgence of “classic” cyberattack methods like Trojans. As we are already a month into 2019, what kind of new and (unfortunately) innovative ...
  • Jan 16
    2019
    Recent research has estimated that damages caused by cybercrime could reach nearly $6 trillion by the year 2021. It sounds outrageous, but as cybercrime continues to advance in both sophistication and frequency, the number is absolutely achievable. As a response to the impending and expensive threats of the coming years, many companies are finally trying to build a culture of cybersecurity within their own teams to create an office-wide coordinated ...
  • Dec 12
    2018
    Regardless of how much your company spends on fancy automated cybersecurity systems, your employees are always going to be a weak link in your overall security plan unless they are properly trained and certified. Through cybersecurity awareness training, employees are educated on the dangers that lurk online and how they can properly identify them before the unthinkable happens. Are you unsure of the direct benefits of cybersecurity awareness training? Here ...
  • Nov 29
    2018
    With the innovations in mobile technology and the cloud over the last few years, employees are now working from their own devices and remotely from their own homes more than ever. However, these advancements in modern remote tech do not come without their own risks as data becomes more flexible and accessible. This means that the range of attack points for hackers has expanded and innately created a higher possibility ...
  • Nov 06
    2018
    The invention of artificial intelligence has undoubtedly been one of the most noteworthy technological advancements of the 21stcentury. As it has already infiltrated nearly every enterprise and industry of today, companies are using this technology to their advantage and amplifying their abilities – including the world of cybersecurity. Although it has definitely begun to make its mark on the industry as a whole, cybersecurity experts do not believe that artificial ...
  • Oct 11
    2018
    When members of the general population are asked what they think about when it comes to artificial intelligence, thoughts of science fiction movies, robots, and flying cars typically come to mind. AI is thought of as an idea of the future, not the now. However, this could not be further from today’s reality. Between our laptops, smartphones, and cars, artificial intelligence is actually part of our everyday lives already even ...
  • Oct 03
    2018
    Social media, both company profiles and employee profiles, can have a huge impact on your business as a whole. While the platforms themselves may not be actual threats, employees who ignore the rules and best practices of security while on these accounts may make it easy for cybercriminals to hack their accounts. With security in mind, here are five simple tips that will only take a few minutes to complete ...