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Tips for Using Context-based Authentication to Improve Account Security

Tips for Using Context-based Authentication to Improve Account Security

Context-based authentication builds flexibility to MFA (multi-factor authentication), it forms risk assessment proficiencies into access results by evaluating users’ context and behavior, such as what type of network or device they’re signing in from. Additionally, if implemented appropriately, it better improves the employee’s login process and secures your company’s resources and accounts, which helps small […]

Insider Threats Are Rising! Use These Tactics To Safeguard Your Network

Insider Threats Are Rising Use These Tactics To Safeguard Your Network

Total IT management is not only about monitoring the activities of cybercriminals, viruses, and malware and how they affect the growth of your organization. It is an all-encompassing concept. Have you ever considered internal threats in an organization more severe than external ones? It is easier to manage external threats because the actors operate from […]

These Are The Biggest Vulnerabilities Putting Businesses At Risk Right Now

These Are The Biggest Vulnerabilities Putting Businesses At Risk Right Now

Vulnerabilities in software and operating systems allow hackers to exploit your business laptop or desktop and cause damage. For example, Colonial Pipeline won’t forget May 2021 in a hurry. That’s when the company’s system was shut down as a product of a ransomware attack. The group that carried out the attack threatened to expose the […]

6 No Longer Supported Tools You Need to Remove From Your PC

6 No Longer Supported Tools You Need To Remove From Your PC

Total IT management is an integral part of cybersecurity measures. Cybercriminals can exploit any operating system or software that is unsupported. When computers are left with older and unsupported operating systems or applications, they are vulnerable to various malware and data breaches.  Sadly, many business leaders still find it challenging to replace unsupported tools on […]

Tape Backup Rotation and Replacement — How Often Should You Do It?

Tape Backup Rotation and Replacement — How Often Should You Do It?

The list of top 10 largest corporations in the world by market cap is dominated by tech companies that hold an enormous quantity of consumer information and business data. Apple. Microsoft. Alphabet/Google. Amazon. Meta/Facebook. Tencent. Closer home, think about your own dependence on data and the crippling blow a catastrophic data loss would deal to […]

How the Chip Shortage is Affecting Firewall Availability

How the Chip Shortage is Affecting Firewall Availability

For more than 18 months now, the world has been in the throes of a semiconductor shortage. These electronic chips are used in numerous everyday devices including computers, network equipment, phones, TVs, automobiles, clocks, and washing machines. The scarcity has affected the availability of these products. Firewalls have not been spared.  What’s Causing It? The […]

The Value of Engaging in a Third-Party Security Audit

The Value of Engaging in a Third-Party Security Audit

Security audits are an excellent way to gain assurance about your organization’s security arrangements and make tangible improvements. An in-depth security audit looks at your defenses in both the physical and digital realms, looking at access controls to your office, your applications, network security arrangements and security policies.  Types of Security Audit  There are different […]

What is Zero Trust? Everything You Need To Know!

What is Zero Trust? Everything You Need To Know!

The world of cybersecurity is extremely fast-moving. As technology evolves, cybercriminals grow in sophistication and businesses become more digital, security solutions have had to rapidly progress too. One of the biggest developments to arise in recent years has been the principle of zero trust.  Below, we’ll explore what zero trust is, how it works, and […]

4 Ways That Cloud Storage Is Evolving with the Times

4 Ways That Cloud Storage Is Evolving with the Times

Cloud storage is undoubtedly the future of business. It’s cheaper, more flexible and more secure than managing on-premises servers. For small and medium-sized companies, cloud storage is often a no brainer. It’s no wonder that 90% of companies use cloud technology in 2022 – and over 50% of those companies store all of their data in cloud […]