Privacy Engineering is the Key to a More Secure Future

2021-06-20T23:52:15+00:00

Data privacy is a bit of a hot topic in today’s business environment, especially with high-profile hacks and ransomware attacks emerging and putting organizations at risk. In particular, the emerging concept of “privacy engineering” has a lot of businesses thinking about how they can secure their organization and future-proof their data privacy infrastructures. Let’s discuss what privacy engineering is, as well as what some big names in the industry have to say about the future of data privacy. What is Privacy Engineering? [...]

Privacy Engineering is the Key to a More Secure Future2021-06-20T23:52:15+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

How to Set Up Two-Factor Authentication for Your Google, Apple, and Microsoft Accounts

2021-06-08T15:22:35+00:00

Two-factor authentication is commonplace in the office environment, but it’s not commonplace enough, if you ask us. Too many organizations pass on it, placing their security at risk for no good reason. While the methods might vary, the benefits of two-factor authentication are too good to ignore. We’ll walk you through how to set up two-factor authentication for three of the most common accounts in the business environment: Microsoft, Google, and Apple. But first, let’s discuss what two-factor authentication is and why [...]

How to Set Up Two-Factor Authentication for Your Google, Apple, and Microsoft Accounts2021-06-08T15:22:35+00:00

Password Best Practices from the National Institute of Standards and Technology

2021-05-24T12:44:03+00:00

Passwords are probably the most important part of keeping accounts secure. That’s why it is so important to follow industry best practices when creating them. Today, we’ll take a look at the standards outlined by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in creating the best and most secure passwords. What Is NIST? For years, NIST has been the predominant organization in the establishment of password creation standards. They continuously change their advised practices to meet with the current cybersecurity demands. [...]

Password Best Practices from the National Institute of Standards and Technology2021-05-24T12:44:03+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

Companies Need to Keep Their Vendors’ Security In Mind

2021-05-05T14:39:45+00:00

Data breaches have a tendency to destabilize relationships. With so many data-related problems befalling businesses nowadays, it is important that each side of every data-driven relationship understands their role in the protection of other organizations’ data. Today, we’ll take a look at the issue and how to determine if your partners are putting in the effort required to keep your data secure. Are Your Vendors Properly Protecting Your Information? We’ve seen businesses have a litany of challenges protecting their sensitive data over [...]

Companies Need to Keep Their Vendors’ Security In Mind2021-05-05T14:39:45+00:00
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