Cybersecurity best practices in the age of remote work

Cybersecurity best practices in the age of remote work

Is your business considering more flexibility for your employees? Are you thinking of allowing remote work for your staff? Everybody else seems to be on it; according to a global survey by International Workplace Group (IWG), 70% of employees across all industries do remote work at least once a week, and the numbers continue to rise.

Warning signs your computer has malware

Warning signs your computer has malware

With the rise of eCommerce and online banking, cybercrime has evolved. Like criminals who pull smash-and-grab jobs, they go where the money is. However, unlike bank robbers, cybercriminals do their best to avoid detection by letting malware do the work for them. Viruses and ransomware sneak into PCs to quietly steal passwords, financial credentials, and […]

Cybersecurity training best practices

Cybersecurity training best practices

Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report had some good news: 78% of office workers in the US didn’t click on a single phishing campaign the whole year. Still, almost one out of five breaches was due to employee error in 2018.

When it comes to your business’s cybersecurity, your employees need to appreciate how vital their role is in keeping your systems safe from cyberattacks and data theft.

Monitoring employees online: Is it right?

Monitoring employees online: Is it right?

The choice to monitor your employees’ computers or not is a tricky one. While part of you may think it’s unethical, it could end up saving you hours of lost productivity or preventing a data breach. Here are some pros and cons of employee monitoring, and some tips to handle it fairly if you decide […]

6 Cybersecurity tools and services your business needs

6 Cybersecurity tools and services your business needs

Cybersecurity is serious business for any organization. In a compilation report, cybersecurity experts revealed these alarming statistics:

By 2017, there were more than 130 large-scale breaches per year in the U.S. Each year, that number grew by 27%.

A malware attack costs an average of $2.4 million per company.

Cybersecurity for small- and medium-sized businesses

Cybersecurity for small- and medium-sized businesses

Has your organization been hit with a data breach or ransomware recently? This happens more often than you might think to businesses of all sizes. Given the frequency, complexity, and increasing number of threats, a multi-level, agile, and cutting-edge cybersecurity strategy is the only response that will protect businesses from massive losses. Fortunately, managed IT […]

Top security threats to financial services

Top security threats to financial services

Hackers go for the gold. This means that banking information makes for the number one target. These cyberattacks lead to the theft of large sums of money, undermine the economic stability of individuals and organizations, as well as destroy the reputation of banks and other financial institutions. When these incidents occur, the damage can be […]

A closer look at fileless malware

A closer look at fileless malware

To avoid detection by antimalware programs, cybercriminals are increasingly abusing legitimate software tools and legitimate programs in systems to steal data or ruin its integrity. They use fileless malware to infiltrate trusted applications and issue executables that blend in with normal network traffic or IT/system administration tasks while leaving fewer footprints. Ultimately, your business could […]

A look back at the cybersecurity fiascoes of 2018

A look back at the cybersecurity fiascoes of 2018

The hottest business topic in 2018 was the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). GDPR is seen as the epitome of data protection legislation that safeguards businesses and organizations from data security breaches. Many companies have improved their technology infrastructures this year to guarantee their GDPR compliance.