The Biggest Cybersecurity Problems Small Businesses Have in 2021

2021-07-27T00:57:36+00:00

Data breaches have become all too common for small businesses over the past several years and when it seems like there is a solution to one problem, something even worse pops up. Part of a comprehensive risk management strategy is identifying problems and doing what you can to keep them from affecting your business. Let’s take a look at the major cybersecurity threats small businesses are facing in 2021 and what you can do to keep them from hurting your business.   [...]

The Biggest Cybersecurity Problems Small Businesses Have in 20212021-07-27T00:57:36+00:00

The LinkedIn Breach Exposes Nearly 700 Million People

2021-07-15T13:05:02+00:00

Almost daily there is another data breach reported that exposes data for hundreds of thousands or millions of people. This is a troubling trend. One of the most troubling events happened recently as 700 million profiles from the social media network LinkedIn were found for sale on a popular hackers forum. What’s worse is that the company isn’t admitting that it had been breached recently. Let’s take a brief look at this situation and try to unpack what is going on with [...]

The LinkedIn Breach Exposes Nearly 700 Million People2021-07-15T13:05:02+00:00

Hackers Use the Pandemic to Send Out Phishing Threats

2021-06-14T12:27:23+00:00

The first half of this year has seen its fair share of ups and downs, especially on a global scale. With a global pandemic still taking the world by storm, it’s despicable that hackers would take advantage of the opportunity to make a quick buck using phishing tactics. Yet, here we are. Let’s take a look at how hackers have turned the world’s great misfortune into a boon, as well as how you can keep a lookout for these threats. According to [...]

Hackers Use the Pandemic to Send Out Phishing Threats2021-06-14T12:27:23+00:00

The Components of a Successful Business Continuity Strategy

2021-05-24T12:46:19+00:00

With the future so uncertain, it’s no surprise that many organizations are turning their focus toward business continuity. There are a lot of components that go into making a successful continuity plan, and if you want to optimize your chances of survival in the face of a disaster, you need to ensure that all your bases are covered. First, let’s take a look at what business continuity means, particularly in a post-pandemic world. Defining Business Continuity A lot of things can go [...]

The Components of a Successful Business Continuity Strategy2021-05-24T12:46:19+00:00

Hackers Spark Major Gas Crisis Throughout the Southern U.S.

2021-05-20T15:53:14+00:00

You’ve probably heard by now, a Russia-based hacking collective by the name of DarkSide targeted Colonial Pipeline, a company that supplies nearly 45 percent of the fuel used along the Eastern Seaboard of the United States, with a ransomware attack. Not only does this hack have an effect on fuel prices and availability, it highlights just how vulnerable much of the nation’s energy infrastructure is. Let’s discuss the details of the hack and the raging discussion about cybersecurity that’s happening as a [...]

Hackers Spark Major Gas Crisis Throughout the Southern U.S.2021-05-20T15:53:14+00:00

Patch Management and How It Can Save Your Business

2021-05-10T15:24:21+00:00

Software runs our lives. It certainly runs your business. What if I told you that this essential cog in your business’ operations can also be the thing that is most susceptible to being exposed by outside attackers? It’s true, software can be the very door that hackers and scammers need to get into your network and run amok. Let’s take a look at the unsung service that is patch management and why it is so important.   For the first years of [...]

Patch Management and How It Can Save Your Business2021-05-10T15:24:21+00:00

Your Guide to the Modern Varieties of Cybercriminal

2021-04-19T12:47:03+00:00

There is an entire litany of stereotypes that are commonly linked to the term “hacker”… too many for us to dig into here, especially since they do little but form a caricature of just one form that today’s cybercriminal can take. Let’s go into the different varieties that are covered nowadays under the blanket term of “hacker,” and the threat that each pose to businesses today. To give this list some semblance of sensible order, let’s go from the small fish up [...]

Your Guide to the Modern Varieties of Cybercriminal2021-04-19T12:47:03+00:00
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