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27 March 2023
When running a business, you can’t expect everything to go as smoothly as planned. Sometimes, you’ll encounter difficulties along the way that can affect processes and your revenue.
There’s also the threat of cybercriminals using unethical ways to seal your information, leading to significant issues like identity theft. Cybercriminals often gain access to sensitive information via system vulnerabilities which lets them take over accounts, steal sensitive data, and make unauthorized transactions.
That’s why you need to be vigilant at all times and use identity management solutions to prevent these events from happening. It would be best if you always stayed vigilant at all times.
We’ll walk you through the nine smart ways to protect your customers from identity theft: read more...
13 January 2023
Data protection is becoming increasingly difficult for businesses and individuals. Is this difficulty due to the lack of knowledge among individuals and businesses about protecting their data, or is hacking an increasingly popular activity? Whatever the case, online security is a must.
The more data you need to protect, the more influential the act of data protection becomes.
Let’s discuss six essential tips you must follow to protect your data on the highest level. read more...
24 July 2022
Using a VPN for your home network is a great idea, but business leaders should understand the importance of having a VPN for their corporate network. Now that more and more people are working remotely and that companies are managing network access on numerous fronts, one of the best ways to keep your employees safe online is with a VPN.
But that doesn’t mean that a VPN can’t be exploited, nor does it mean that you shouldn’t complement it with other cybersecurity solutions. After all, a VPN can help you dispel some common cybersecurity myths, while additional security protocols can help keep your VPN network completely secure.
Let’s take a look at what these are and what you can do to prevent your VPN from getting hacked. read more...
6 June 2022
The ultimate aim of a blockchain is to manage the secure and transparent recording and distribution of data by reducing the likelihood of data leaks. This makes blockchain tech the building block for immutable online activities.
Blockchain tech offers one of the most robust data protection systems out there. This helps reduce the occurrence of fraudulent activities and data theft.
Blockchain gives you confidence in the security of your data and online transactions, so it’s not surprising that global spending on blockchain solutions is projected to rise in the next few years.
The more users on the network, the harder it is to corrupt the system. Large blockchain networks face a low risk of cyberattacks for this reason. read more...
18 April 2022
One of the biggest concerns small business owners have is legal protection. How do you protect your online business? What steps do you need to take to ensure that it’s protected?
Fortunately, there are plenty of simple things that you can employ to bulletproof your business.
In this post, we’ll walk you through how you can ensure that your business remains legally sound and secure from the majority of threats you’ll likely face. read more...
11 September 2021
Malicious software—or malware—has become an unpleasant part of our digitally-driven lives. It’s a cyber threat we’d happily live without. But it’s not going away in a hurry, so you need to know how to deal with it.
61% of organizations experienced a ransomware attack that led to at least a partial disruption of business operations in 2021.
This tells us that malware attacks are on the rise, and that they can easily spread across networks and wreak havoc for businesses. Ransomware, a particularly malicious form of malware, is also on the rise. Hackers often prefer using ransomware as opposed to more traditional viruses because of the large potential payoff. Statistics show that ransomware payments now exceed $1 billion per year. Making them significantly more lucrative for criminals than classic malware operations—and more devastating for businesses too. read more...
30 August 2021
When you get a new phone, you will start with a fresh start on it. None of the apps that you had before will be there any longer so it may be time to make some updates to ensure that your phone is protected and will have everything you need to get things going.
There are many neat apps that you can download to your smartphone and you are likely to have at least a few that are your favorite. Some of the top apps that you should download to your smartphone include: read more...
3 August 2021
Can you spot a phishing email if you receive one? Scammers often send emails or text messages to victims in an attempt to trick them into disclosing sensitive information.
And if you're not paying attention, you can get hooked. So what is phishing and how to avoid it? read more...
8 July 2021
The cryptocurrency craze started in 2009 with the launch of Bitcoin. Although not all financiers were so optimistic, many ordinary citizens were able to make a significant fortune with such a project. This is because the principle of blockchain has proven to be reliable, and the price of each coin has skyrocketed. But many people today are not completely sure about the security of such a payment tool.
The fact that no government organization controls or regulates the flow and processing of payments does not mean that e-wallet owners are not at risk in terms of security. read more...
18 May 2021
Once you turn a computer on and connect it to anything, including your USB thumb drive, it is exposed to threats. Because of the nature of data movement methodologies and personal habits, there are threats everywhere. Know this and accept that fact and you have the right mindset to be safe.
The Internet is a vast and cool place, but as with everything good, there is a counterculture who wants to exploit it for their motives. In a way, a healthy dose of paranoia is good when computers are involved. The first preventative is a password.
We have decided to create a simple guide on how to make your password strong. read more...