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 […]
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 […]
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.
For several years now, cybersecurity experts have often cited the following industries as the “most targeted” or “most vulnerable to cyber attacks”: healthcare, government agencies, financial services, higher education, and small to midsize businesses.
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.
Back in March 2018, more than 50 million Facebook subscribers were shocked to find out that Cambridge Analytica had collected their user information without their consent or knowledge. This data was used for targeted political advertisements to influence the votes during Trump’s presidential campaign.
Jerry Brown, the current governor of the Golden State, recently signed a law that prevents vendors from selling internet-connected products with preprogrammed passwords to consumers. Such passwords are easy to crack or guess, potentially leaving the user defenseless against malicious hackers When the law takes effect in 2020, every Internet of Things (IoT) device created […]
It’s a pretty scary thing to boot up your computer one morning only to find a ransom message claiming that you’ve been locked out of all your files until you pay a fee to a cybercriminal. That’s what ransomware does – it encrypts your data before trying to extort a ransom from victims who desperately […]
Owning a small- to medium-sized business (SMB) is no guarantee that cybercriminals will not attempt to hack your network. This mindset of “they won’t find much to steal here” is common among small business owners when it comes to cybersecurity, and it could cause problems for you in the long run.
Social engineering scams are among the biggest threats facing modern businesses. Most of the time, they start with a suspicious email, but they can also take the form of an SMS or even a phone call. What makes these scams so dangerous is the fact that they generally don’t rely on malicious software that antivirus […]