These 5 types of hackers are a threat to SMBs

June 25th, 2021

Malicious hackers are motivated by different things. Some do it for fun, some want money, and others just want to end your business. Getting to know how they behave and what drives them informs how you must defend your organization against them.
Script kiddies
In terms of skill, script kiddies (or skids, for short) are at the bottom of the hacker totem pole.

Improve internet security with these easy tips

March 22nd, 2021

With over four billion internet users around the globe totaling roughly 59% of the population, the internet is rife with opportunities for hackers to steal users’ information. And with technology constantly evolving and the internet growing, it’s not likely to get safer anytime soon.

Avoid these 5 bad business security practices

January 15th, 2021

Many small- and mid-sized businesses struggle to protect their data, often neglecting a critical component in their security strategy. If your organization still follows one or more of these bad security practices, correct them as soon as possible.
Open wireless networks
With just one main internet line and a couple of wireless routers, an entire office can get online.

What is juice jacking, and why is it dangerous?

December 23rd, 2020

Smartphones help us complete various work and personal tasks, and, depending on our usage, we may need to recharge them several times a day. But when your charger is unavailable and you need power for your phone, charging at public kiosks can seem like a good substitute.

Small- and mid-sized businesses need cybersecurity

November 20th, 2020

If your company has recently suffered from a data breach or a ransomware attack, then you know how costly it can be. You lose not just hundreds of dollars but also the reputation you’ve built through the years. That’s why you need cutting-edge cybersecurity solutions to protect your business from ever-growing cybersecurity threats.

5 things to keep in mind when shopping for antivirus software

May 6th, 2020

If you think cybersecurity is only for big organizations, think again. Small- and mid-sized businesses often don’t have the budget for expensive cybersecurity tools, making them easier targets for cybercriminals. Statistics show that cybercrimes continue to increase every year.

Best security practices for remote workers in 2020

April 20th, 2020

Working from home increases employee autonomy, cuts costs, and ensures the health and safety of the company during the coronavirus pandemic. The problem is, it also increases the likelihood of security breaches since employees are working outside the company's security perimeter.

Autocomplete password risks + a solution for your business

March 20th, 2020

Web browsers come with features to improve user experience. One of the most popular ones is auto-fill passwords. These are designed for users to store and automatically use their account credentials to access websites and other applications. While auto-fill passwords are convenient, they come with security risks.

Data security: how to avoid insider threats in 2020

January 6th, 2020

In the healthcare industry, 58% of security incidents begin with an inappropriate action carried out by someone within the affected organization. Although the percentage isn't as high among other industries, it's still something you can't afford to ignore.

5 signs of weak enterprise security

November 11th, 2019

As the number of cybersecurity threats increases, many business owners have no recourse but make cybersecurity a priority. But how does one know if your security measures are actually keeping your enterprise IT assets safe? Here are five ways you can tell if your security isn’t sufficient.