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A Guide to Using Cloud Encryption to Secure Your Company

If you’ve been running your business for a while now, then you may hold several years’ worth of data, including a plethora of sensitive information serving as the foundation of your company. That’s why you must store all your documents in a safe place so that your business runs as usual. You can benefit from […]

date:  Nov 03, 2020 comments:  0
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3 Common Cybersecurity Mistakes Small Businesses Must Avoid

In recent years, cyber intelligence firms and cybersecurity companies have spared no time raising awareness over the risks for businesses that actively use the Internet in their operations. In small businesses, the threats that come with being online are far too prominent to ignore by any means. This is mainly seen as hackers today have […]

date:  Nov 03, 2020 comments:  0
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The Importance of Taking Action Against Cyberattacks

No company is completely safe from cyberattacks, no matter how large or small it is. There are always cybercriminals roaming the internet, looking for security gaps to infiltrate and wreak havoc. Unfortunately, the situation does not get any easier today, as remote work setups are growing in popularity. Without having the usual control a company […]

date:  Nov 02, 2020 comments:  0
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Staying On Top of Cybersecurity in 2020

The online world is a blessing in most cases. It has further expanded globalisation, created better connectivity worldwide, and has even bolstered the educational and business systems. With plenty of websites that scatter the internet, the industry is growing and is unlikely ever to stop. Technology continues to advance, and everything is being made faster […]

date:  Nov 02, 2020 comments:  0
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How Online Fraud Hurts Your Business and How to Fight Back

No matter what kind of business you own, online fraud is always bad news not only for your customers but also for your brand. This is especially true if you have already established an online presence and are now dealing with online fraud. Unfortunately, taking down these fraudulent entities is a challenge for various reasons, […]

date:  Nov 02, 2020 comments:  0
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Fake Websites and Stolen Data: the Truth About Pharming

If you run a business website, you’re likely familiar with the elusive phishing threat. However, site owners are typically less knowledgeable about pharming. This attack redirects web traffic to misleading destinations, where cybercriminals can harvest information and spread malware. Despite a business’s seemingly robust security measures, many tend to overlook pharming. If your business is […]

date:  Nov 02, 2020 comments:  0
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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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