Hacker in hood.

PixaBay Image by HypnoArt We talked the other day about how hacking occurs and what to do about it, but is it a problem that ever be beaten? When companies suffer through hacks, thousands of people tend to react in the same way: “when is the hacking problem going to be fixed once and for all?” Hacking seems like it should have a simple solution. For the general populace, the use of a firewall and a decent malware protection keeps them safe — so why can’t multinational corporations just do exactly the same? It can’t be that difficult, can it? The reasons for why hackingRead More →

Guy Fawkes Anonymous.

We talk a lot about how to protect your business from being hacked and what kind of software you’re better off with – but it’s little talk about what to do when disaster first strikes. It may seem like it’s only the giants out there, such as Facebook and Twitter, that hackers target these days, the reality is quite different; 36 % of global targeted attacks were directed at small businesses with less than 250 employees. Image link: Pexels Maybe it’s because their security systems are less up to date than the corporate ones – or maybe it’s due to their tools being so sophisticatedRead More →

Guy in hood hacking.

Barely a day passes by without a mention in the news of a company being hacked. Sometimes, it’s small companies where only a handful of people will be affected. On the other end of the scale, huge companies are also falling victim to hacking. The Equifax hack is one of the biggest in history, while Playstation, Cloudflare, Sony, and even Target have all been victims of hacks and data breaches. In fact, we’re all becoming so accustomed to these stories that they hardly bring forth more than a shrug when we see the news. We maybe check to see if we’re impacted by the hack,Read More →

Technician sleeping.

When you’re running a business, you must be able to recognize the signs that there is an issue on your company network. A problem with your network could point to a hack, a corruption of your system files or a general issue with security. By recognizing the signs of issues like this, you might be able to fix them before it becomes a major headache for your company. Don’t forget, if criminals to access your computer network it is highly likely that they will not be attacking you directly. Instead, they will be going after your customers with the data that you store for them.Read More →

Insurance Bubble protecting your business.

As a business owner, it’s highly likely that you’ve invested blood, sweat, tears, and probably a lot of money into establishing and growing your company over the years. We all hope that we never have to think about what would happen if the business was under attack, but the reality is that there are hazards and threats out there. It’s always better to be prepared than to hope you can react quickly if something untoward does happen. It’s not always possible to prevent issues, but having plans in place can reduce the risk and ensure you bounce back swiftly. Here are some top tips toRead More →

Biometric tech phone.

Smartphone security remains one of the top challenges in the mobile tech industry, especially with the rise in adoption of mobile devices in workplaces. In fact, data security remains the top concerns for business that have implimented ‘bring your own device’ strategies (72%), based on the Crowd Research Partner’s BYOD & Mobile security study. So it’s refreshing news that new high-tech solutions are offering a secure way to address the issue. Mobile manufacturers have started adopting biometric technology to amplify the security features of smartphones. The technology paved the way for the two-way authentication process that offers layer upon layer of security to ensure usersRead More →

Surveillance cameras on the wall.

With technology being such an integral part of business these days, it is important that not only does it work to make our business lives simpler, but also more secure. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case, especially if we are unaware of how to use it properly. That is why it’s essential to know about these simple tech solutions to help your business be more secure. Cloud security While we are heavily sold on the use of cloud storage for our data, it seems that every week or so there is another incident of hackers getting hold of information that is being stored online. TheRead More →

Cloud Access Security Brokers, known as CASBs, are a new window into everyday security and safety needs of companies that increasingly serve cloud-focused applications and services that can kept much more secure with the help of CASB platforms. Gartner Inc., has recently announced a few technological advances for information security and defines Cloud access security brokers (CASBs) as on-premises, or cloud-based security policy enforcement points, placed between cloud service consumers and cloud service providers to combine and interject enterprise security policies as the cloud-based resources are accessed. CASBs consolidate multiple types of security policy enforcement. Example security policies include authentication, single sign-on, authorization, credential mapping,Read More →