By default, most email is sent in plain text, meaning that anyone that intercepts an email can easily read its contents.
Ransomware has become such a lucrative money-maker for individual hackers and large state-sponsored hacking groups that attack tactics are continually evolving.
It seems that just about every website you visit has some type of notification asking you to accept cookies. The name “Cookies” sounds friendly and innocent, but these tracking files can be anything but.
When signing up for a new account on a website or cloud service, you’ll often get a choice between creating a username and password or using the one you already have in place at Facebook or Google.
In just three years, between 2017 and 2020, there was a 900% increase in the use of team messaging tools. Use went from 50,000 organizations to 500,000 during that span. Team messaging is a way to cut through the delay of email and get work done faster.
Without policies and procedures in place, your technology infrastructure can become like the Wild West. IT is the backbone of business operations and there are multiple considerations when it comes to how employees use technology and how companies secure their infrastructure.
With the cost of a data breach or malware infection being so high, many companies today are getting cybersecurity insurance. This type of insurance protects businesses from the devastating losses that can result from just one attack.
The cybersecurity threat landscape has become more dangerous over the last 12-18 months. The pandemic didn’t only cause people to explore their new skills and interests while in lockdown, it also fueled an explosion in ransomware, phishing, and other attacks.
When a business owner is first getting started, a business tends to be more fluid. There are fewer “set in stone” rules and people are learning as they go. While this can create some agility in an organization, the lack of standard operating procedures (SOPs) can hold a company back from excelling.