Why the Recent Hack of LastPass Shows the Importance of Using Strong Passwords

Why the Recent Hack of LastPass Shows the Importance of Using Strong Passwords

Are you using “password” or “123456” as your go-to password? If so, you are at a higher risk of being hacked. As cyber threats become more advanced and frequent, the importance of using strong passwords to protect personal and sensitive information cannot be overstated. The World Economic Forum reports that 80% of data breaches, which […]

8 Reasons Turning MFA on Whenever Possible is Best Practice

8 Reasons Turning MFA on Whenever Possible is Best Practice

Nowadays, it’s undeniable that businesses must go beyond conventional perimeter defenses to secure their data and systems. User IDs have replaced the perimeter because many modern cybercriminals gain access to users’ accounts by using their information. Top enterprises often use MFA (Multi-Factor Authentication) to protect access across the network and cloud environment. According to a […]

Why You Should Think Twice Before Digitally Tracking Employees

Why You Should Think Twice Before Digitally Tracking Employees

Before the coronavirus pandemic, companies have always been asking questions about how to maintain and sustain productivity levels in their workspaces. Then Covid-19 showed up, and along with it, remote working, and that conversation became much more complicated. Working from home became rampant and necessary, and many businesses even realized it accrued more benefits, such […]

6 Steps to Creating a Strong Vulnerability Management Process

6 Steps to Creating a Strong Vulnerability Management Process

Threats occur daily from malicious individuals, globally and domestically, with one motive; to exploit possible vulnerabilities in your software systems and network. Currently, cybercrime has now risen to 600% since the 2020 pandemic.    The evolution of technology through improved product models is now rapid, necessitating frequent software and OS updates. Unfortunately, each change comes with […]

What is EDR, and Does My Company Need It?

What is EDR and Does My Company Need It

Cyber threats continue to grow in sophistication and complexity, and it is either you keep up with the security trends or suffer the consequences. In business, cyber-criminals look for vulnerabilities and loopholes to find their way in and attack. One of the main focuses of cyber-criminals is the endpoint in the business. Without a doubt, […]

How To Determine Company Thresholds for RTO and RPO

How To Determine Company Thresholds for RTO and RPO

It is not abnormal to find IT businesses having a low tolerance for downtime. A good reason for this is that downtime costs businesses a lot. Findings from Gartner survey affirm that the average cost implication of downtime for IT businesses is over $5,500 for every minute they are down. This statistics brings a whole […]

The Risks Of Using Outdated Software

The Risks Of Using Outdated Software

Did you know that if half of your organization’s devices run outdated software then the chance of you suffering a data breach increases three-fold? Cybercriminals are constantly looking for potential entry points into organizations, and outdated software is one of their favorite routes to exploitation.  What Is Outdated Software?  Outdated software is software that is […]

It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Keep Your Employees Safe With These Must-Know Tips

It's Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Keep Your Employees Safe With These Must-Know Tips

It’s October; the start of fall, Halloween and the run up to Thanksgiving and the festive season. This month is also cybersecurity awareness month, an international initiative that aims to raise awareness about cybersecurity risks and promote best practice for proper defense.  If you haven’t yet celebrated this event in your company, now’s the time […]

4 Important Security Tactics to Share during Cybersecurity Awareness Month

4 Important Security Tactics to Share during Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and it gives businesses an opportunity to share new ideas about the importance of cybersecurity. Cybersecurity is not only the job of one person or the IT team; it is everyone’s. If there’s one common thing, it is the fact that anyone can be a victim of a cyber-attack,such as […]