• Sep 27
    2019
    Sadly, most small businesses do not make cybersecurity a top priority in the workplace. Company owners may think that just because they do not rival the giant corporations of today in terms of size of important, sensitive information means they are immune to hackers from any nation. This “it could never happen to me” mentality is what leaves many businesses vulnerable to cyberattacks. According to a recent study conducted by ...
  • Jul 23
    2019
    Data protection is more important than ever today for small businesses. Large corporations and governments were once the favored targets for hackers but those days are gone. The availability of hacker starter kits, easily purchased on the dark web, has given rise to a new breed of hacker who, while not as tech savvy, can cause just as much havoc. These new hackers don’t attempt to breach the cyber defenses ...
  • May 07
    2019
    For as long as the desktop and laptop computer have been staples of the corporate environment, data has been a key resource for any successful business endeavor. For that entire time, the premiere way to manage that data was through Microsoft’s juggernaut spreadsheet software, Excel. Everything from sales reports and inventory numbers to prospect registries and HR reports were, and are, logged and maintained in Excel. As time has marched ...
  • 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 ...