There are many layers to network security, and fortunately everyone seems to be more aware of the ongoing work required to protect digital data from hackers and the multitude of online threats we're facing. But there is another aspect to data protection that is often overlooked, and that's physical security.
Let’s face it, coming up with complex, lengthy and truly random passwords is hard to do. And despite all the best practices and guidelines, it seems that the hackers are still one step ahead of us, able to crack even passwords that we think follow the accepted rules. So why is this, and what can we do about it?
Insider threats are very real…but the most worrisome ones aren’t necessarily what you think they are. The fact is, the majority of inside breaches aren’t caused by malicious users, but by employee negligence. Therefore, effectively protecting against insider threats means that you first need to understand who these “insiders” really are.
With sales of Amazon’s personal home assistant more than double what they were just a year ago, it’s safe to say that many of us are enjoying the many features of the voice-activated (and we think, very cool) Echo. But no technology is without risks, so we have put together some security tips for Amazon Echo that every owner should know about,...
Any of these statements about your cyber-risks sound familiar?
"That will never happen to me."
"We're not big enough to have to worry about getting hacked."
"The risk is so low, it's just not worth worrying about."
Business travel – whether for just one day or multiple days – requires a fair amount of planning and pre-travel preparation. But one important thing that often gets left off the checklist is properly preparing our devices for departure.
We focused on cybersecurity and network security a lot this year (because it's just THAT important!), so in case you missed any updates, webinars, or resource downloads, we have put them all together in one post for you. Here's to staying safe in cyberspace!
The answer is yes.
If you’re using an unpatched or older browser (or browsers), then yes - you are leaving your network vulnerable to cyber threats that could easily compromise your business data.