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How to Protect Your Small Business and Online Brand: Our Guide

It’s safe to say that no business is ever spared from cyberattacks. Whether big or small, companies can easily be subject to online brand impersonation, phishing, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, malware, and many others. Small businesses are all the more vulnerable to these attacks, particularly if they don’t protect their websites and networks with robust […]

date:  Feb 08, 2021 comments:  0
by:  Paula Boyden category:  All Read More

Expert Explanation: Discordapp and TikTok. What are your kids being exposed to?

We’ve known for a long time that fraudsters use social networks to advertise their services and to share information and ideas with each other. The former Internet Relay Chat (IRC), for example, which was the old chat server used by thousands of people since 1988, is still a platform that fraudsters use for information sharing […]

date:  Feb 04, 2021 comments:  0
by:  Paula Boyden category:  All, Expert Explanations Read More

Here’s How to Protect Your Company From Cyber Attacks

Almost everyone accesses the internet. A growing number of businesses are becoming online, while individuals use it to connect with people and other brands. Now, we can no longer imagine a day without the internet. Since almost everyone is online, it also opens windows of vulnerability. Therefore, cyber crimes and cyber threats happen every day. […]

date:  Feb 04, 2021 comments:  0
by:  Paula Boyden category:  All Read More

4 Misconceptions About Cybersecurity That Put Businesses at Risk

In the world of cybersecurity, assumptions befall even the most expert of IT technicians. Many of these assumptions are conjured mostly from a lack of knowledge or mere underestimation, whether due to overconfidence in one’s personal security or the belief that the company’s small size makes them immune. Regardless, sticking to such beliefs can leave […]

date:  Feb 04, 2021 comments:  0
by:  Paula Boyden category:  All Read More

How to Protect Your Employee from Phishing: Our Guide

The advancement of technology and digitalisation has drastically changed the business landscape over the past few years. While they have improved business processes and operations, other forms of threats have also emerged, affecting some companies that do not have the necessary online security measures in place.   Cyberattacks have become prevalent today more than ever, […]

date:  Feb 04, 2021 comments:  0
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Why You Should Invest in Employee Security Awareness Training

The online world is all fun and opportunities until people with bad intentions use it to their advantage. In the past years, data breaches and malicious attacks have continued to grow. In fact, the record rose eight percent from 2018 to 2019. In 2020, millions of cyber-attacks were once again recorded. The worst thing about […]

date:  Feb 04, 2021 comments:  0
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The Importance of Investing in Cybersecurity

COVID-19 has transformed the way businesses operate, as they must continue to be productive even when people can no longer report to an office. Unfortunately, this transfer to a remote workplace has also led to more infrastructure vulnerabilities, as people have been using their home WIFI’s to complete their work. As these aren’t as secure […]

date:  Jan 25, 2021 comments:  0
by:  Paula Boyden category:  All Read More

How to Protect Your WordPress Site from Cyberattacks

When it comes to Content Management Systems (CMS), WordPress is the most popular solution in today’s market. Originally, the platform was used for blogging, but today, e-commerce businesses are using it to market their products to a worldwide client base. Unfortunately, its popularity makes it vulnerable to cyber-attacks, which could eventually cause website downtimes and […]

date:  Jan 25, 2021 comments:  0
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Common Cyberattacks That Can Put Your Company at Risk

Companies that take advantage of the digital world are at risk of experiencing social media threats and cyberattacks that may sometimes happen right under your nose. Before you know it, all your information can end up in the wrong hands! When this happens, you will have no way to recover your data unless you cater […]

date:  Jan 25, 2021 comments:  0
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