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Cyber Attacks & Remote Working—How Are They Related?

November 30, 2020

Via: Rachel Oldford

In the digital era, cybersecurity is very often an asset that separates mediocre businesses from extraordinary ones. And with the average cost of a data breach being around $3.86 million, it seems to also make the difference between low and […]


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5 Ways To Hire and Retain More Women in Cybersecurity

November 30, 2020

Via: Diana Beverly Ross

“I would say to women starting out in cyber to stop asking permission, and stop waiting for opportunities. If you want to transition internally ask how your employer can help you, not if they will permit you.” Eliza May Austin, […]


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Retail Cybersecurity During Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Mitigating the Risks

October 29, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday around the corner, the retail industry is heading into the busiest period of the year. Every year, cybercriminals seek to exploit the retail feeding frenzy by stepping up their attacks exponentially during the biggest […]


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Top Password-Cracking Techniques Used by Hackers – How Do They Work?

October 29, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

While passwords are the most popular account security tool, they aren’t necessarily the safest option. Security experts agree that human beings are the weakest link of any security system. Most often, users create weak passwords, store them as plain text, […]


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Keeping Your Mobile Workforce Safe: The Best Mobile Antivirus Apps Out There

September 29, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

The shift away from traditional workplace settings is pushing organizations to develop new protocols and invest in the safety of mobile workers. Over the last years, the personal devices of employees have become a very attractive target for hackers. While […]


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Responding to a Ransomware Attack: Dos and Don’ts

September 29, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

Ransomware is one of the fastest-growing malware threats, targeting every type of user – from home users to businesses, government networks, hospitals, and even city libraries. A ransomware infection is experienced immediately and its impact is often very destructive. That’s […]


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Password Hygiene: Strong Rules Any Company Should Follow

August 29, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

Remote workers use countless passwords for many daily activities and tasks. Since these passwords protect the organization’s most sensitive data, cybercriminals are always making efforts to capture, compromise, or gain access to corporate devices. Luckily, there are several password hygiene […]


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VPN Best Practices for Supporting Your Teleworkers

August 29, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

The COVID-19 pandemic shook the business world to the core since restrictions and mandatory public health measures forced employees to work from home. As lockdowns ended, more and more businesses started to rethink in-office perks and extend their work-from-home arrangements. […]


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The Rise of Encryption: Encrypted Messengers in a Surveilled World

July 21, 2020

Via: Nick Terrence

Regardless of the political side of the situation, the curious case of Edward Snowden has proven one thing: when uncovered, government spying enables a giant push to data scrambling on the Web. Giants like Yahoo, Google, and Microsoft have substantially […]


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Protecting Your Cloud Environment Against Potential Threats

June 29, 2020

Via: Lawrence Malone

Almost every U.S enterprise today uses the cloud in some way or fashion, and with good reason—it saves money spent on hardware, gives you all the performance you need, and the high availability of the cloud provides the peace of […]