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Why You Need a Cybersecurity Agency – 4 Services Every SMB Needs

Traditionally, cybersecurity practices referred to a series of precautionary measures intended to deter or deflect incoming attackers from compromising your system or having access to your confidential information. However, with our way of life becoming more dependent on the internet, new forms of cyberthreats have emerged. Nowadays, cybersecurity encompasses strategies that actively seek potential vulnerabilities […]

date:  Oct 22, 2020 comments:  0
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Why You Need Digital Risk Protection for Your Business

Digital security and privacy is a growing concern for any business and institution, mainly since technology is progressing too fast for security measures to adapt to. This is why numerous parties are against utilising younger technology in favor of faster connectivity and data transfer capabilities. These systems need to receive proper testing and balancing to […]

date:  Oct 21, 2020 comments:  0
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4 of the Most Common Phishing Scams Committed in 2020

As more and more business is conducted online, so does the amount of unscrupulous behavior on the internet increase. Phishing scams have been around since the birth of the internet, but advances in technology have also caused such scams to evolve. Though security software has come a long way in the field of advanced threat […]

date:  Oct 21, 2020 comments:  0
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Cybersecurity 101 – 2 Signs to Detect Phishing Email Scams

Phishing emails still run rampant today, with ill-willed individuals setting up traps to steal information from unsuspecting users. Unfortunately, many people still fall for it, mostly because they are not educated about this kind of threat. Given its prevalence in society, it won’t be a surprise that you’ve encountered your own fair share of suspicious-looking […]

date:  Oct 21, 2020 comments:  0
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2 Tips to Share With Your Employees for Avoiding Online Fraud

With cybercriminals finding new tactics to get their way in more systems and servers, the rate at which companies have their data compromised increases each day. Unlike the past, where limited technology made it quite difficult for hackers to capitalise on anything, today’s hackers are a different breed. Cybercriminals now give security companies a run […]

date:  Oct 21, 2020 comments:  0
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3 Lesser Known Facts About Cyber Threat Intelligence

For many companies, cyber threat intelligence is treated almost as an afterthought. Many assume that they don’t need robust protection simply due to their smaller size or the nature of their business. However, this same mindset makes them a bigger target, mainly because many attackers and fraudsters know that more prominent companies are the ones […]

date:  Oct 21, 2020 comments:  0
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What The Global Pandemic Has Shown About Cybersecurity

Over the past months, the coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly changed the world in many ways. Not only has it affected the lives of many, but it has also cultivated a remote-working culture that made people more aware of cyber threats. Before the pandemic happened, people were aware of various online threats and implemented safety protocols […]

date:  Oct 19, 2020 comments:  0
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Protect Your Brands Social Media Presence With These Steps

Technology continues to advance and develop to cater to the ever-changing digital environment. One of the biggest steps that happened in the digital age is the birth of social media. Social media is a powerful online tool that helps businesses present themselves to the public, gain visibility, and connect with their audience. Because of its […]

date:  Oct 19, 2020 comments:  0
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Future Proofing Your Workforce Through Cybersecurity

Disasters leave people and organisations vulnerable across many landscapes, and the internet is no exception. It might even be where people are most at risk because of how much of daily life depends on it. As COVID-19 shifted organisations and people into a remote working setup, cybercriminals are beginning to find even more loopholes in […]

date:  Oct 19, 2020 comments:  0
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Ransomware – What Business Owners Need to Know About It

One of the most pressing cybersecurity issues today among businesses is what is known as ransomware. It is a cybercrime that attacks businesses and their customers by publishing private data or restricting crucial access to online operations. What the perpetrators are after is an unreasonably large amount of money sent over. Knowing this, you need […]

date:  Oct 09, 2020 comments:  0
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