• 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 ...
  • Dec 05
    2017
    Referred to as the “greatest threat to our markets right now” by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, cyber threats have dominated the headlines across the globe with recent attacks, such as WannaCry and Petya. Between ransomware, identity theft, hacking, phishing, the list of ways that cybercriminals are attacking both companies and individuals also seems to be ever-growing. Thousands of acts of cybercrime are occurring every single day at ...
  • Nov 15
    2017
    Do you own a small business? Do you feel that you are at risk of being hacked or suffering a cyberattack? Unfortunately, most small business owners - 87% to be exact - feel that they are safe from cyberthreats. However, small businesses are more at risk than you may realize. In fact, approximately half of them will suffer some sort of cyberattack. With a moderate amount of data and fairly ...
  • Nov 06
    2017
    As technology and hacking methods continue to advance, businesses will recurrently face a menagerie of cyber threats. According to a study conducted by the Ponemon Institute, total loss of business due to data breaches is estimated to be around $3 million, with the average cost of each compromised record being $194. Obviously, this means that companies should expect to go past mere compliance and be proactive about protecting their data. ...
  • Oct 26
    2017
    Data breaches have been a problem for companies for many years. There isn’t a single industry that is immune to the threat of hacking, and the probability that your business will fall victim to a cyberattack is now higher than ever. Let’s say that you think you have done all that you can do to prepare your company against attackers, but it still happens. Where do you go from there? ...
  • Oct 20
    2017
    The best way to protect your business from potentially devastating cyber-attacks is to arm yourself with the most up-to-date and advanced cybersecurity knowledge. How can you do this? One of the best ways is to ask the experts. Luckily, you can do just that at the Cyber Security Summit: Boston on November 8th, 2017. Who exactly should attend this summit? Those who as responsible for protecting their company’s data, especially ...