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A Lesson In Ransomware

Ransomware is on the rise; you have probably heard that on the news. In fact, the numbers may leave you shocked. In 2020, worldwide ransomware attacks were close to 300 million worldwide.1 The cost of ransom payments demanded by hackers are also increasing at the same time with the increase in attacks.

A Proven Method To Secure Your Business’s Network

People don’t usually think about small businesses when discussing cyber security. The media covers breaches in governmental and big-business security in excess. These entities usually have lucrative targets that attract the attention of hackers but are often backed up with an extremely protective network security system that’s difficult to crack. When hackers can’t break the […]

Cybersecurity: What Every Business Owner Should Know

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. There is no doubt that organizations and workers have benefitted from technology advancements. But along with that advancement have come an unprecedented number of cybersecurity risks. Ransomware attacks, for example, hit businesses every 11 seconds in 2021.1 If you want your business to grow and succeed, you must understand the realities of cybersecurity.

Why Attacks on Critical Infrastructure Are Dangerous

Critical Infrastructure (CI) comprises physical and cyber assets vital for the smooth functioning of societies and nations across the globe. The sectors that make up critical infrastructure differ from one country to another. For example, the USA considers 16 sectors to be vital as opposed to 13 in the UK. The disruption or damage of CI can have severe direct and indirect effects.

How to Build a Security-First Culture That Empowers Your Hybrid Workforce

Tools are only as good as their users. This should be your guiding philosophy as the world shifts to a hybrid work model to deal with the complexities posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. While it’s great to define and implement essential security controls and tools, if it isn’t backed up by workforce buy-in and participation, you could be in for a bumpy ride.