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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 […]

Supply Chain Attacks Are Rising! Here’s What You Should Do

Supply Chain Attacks Are Rising! Here's What You Should Do

A supply chain attack is a form of cyber attack where cyber criminals get into the networks of a technology supplier and then steal their customers’ data or release malware that impacts those customers. Supply chain attacks are a huge risk today. Just think of your own company. You undoubtedly work with tens of suppliers […]

Critical Changes Happening to Cyber Liability Insurance That May Leave You Less Protected

Critical Changes Happening to Cyber Liability Insurance That May Leave You Less Protected

If you’re thinking about getting cyber liability insurance, read this article first. There have been some considerable changes in the cyber insurance market, which mean that it might not make sense for many SMBs to purchase – or even renew – their coverage. Let’s take a look. Definition: Cyber insurance Before we dive in, let’s […]

Are You Auditing Privileged Accounts? Here’s Why You Need To!

Are You Auditing Privileged Accounts? Here's Why You Need To!

Auditing your privileged accounts might not seem like a big deal. After all, your privileged account users know what they’re doing, right? These are users like IT guys and system administrators who have administrative privileges in your systems.  Usually, privileged accounts have total access to your files and data and can make big changes to […]

How To Securely Dispose of Old Devices

How To Securely Dispose of Old Devices

There comes a time when every corporate laptop reaches the end of its life. If your computer has stopped working altogether, it can be tempting to throw it in the trash can, but this is a huge security risk.  The Identity Theft Resource Center reported 78 data compromises in 2020 relating to “physical attacks”. 52% of these attacks occurred […]