Why autocomplete passwords are risky

Many people use auto-fill passwords for their convenience. What you might not know is that hackers and advertisers can use them to get access to websites and other applications and gather sensitive information. Learn more about the risks of using autocomplete passwords. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous Certain web browsers have integrated features that […]

3 Hacker types you need to know about

What do you call someone who hunts for security gaps in computer hardware and software? A hacker, right? What about someone who executes a vulnerability test and presents their findings to software vendors to help them improve the quality of their products? There is more than one type of hacker, and understanding the difference is […]

Do these before buying cybersecurity software

The booming market for cybersecurity products is a sign that businesses are taking the issue seriously. But before your company invests in any product, ask yourself if it’s something you really need. Here are some tips on how you can make the most out of your cybersecurity investment. Uncover threats and vulnerabilities Every business should […]

How to survive a HIPAA audit

Just as healthcare data has become very valuable to cybercriminals, compliance with the regulations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) has become a mandatory part of any secure healthcare operation. Despite HIPAA being written in the ’90s, compliance with its regulations remains the pinnacle and litmus test of any data privacy and security program.

Cybersecurity checklist for real estate firms

Cybersecurity has become essential for any real estate business that seeks to thrive or survive. When your real estate firm’s data, network, and systems are protected, you can then focus on growing the business instead of being worried continuously that critical applications, client information, and other confidential and sensitive data are not safeguarded.

Office 365 hacking: What you need to know

Some hackers have become so skilled that they don’t even need you to give up your credentials to hack into your account. One recent cyberthreat is targeted towards users of Microsoft Office 365. You don’t want to be the next victim, so read up. A phishing scam that harvests users’ credentials The latest cyberattack on […]

Mitigating cybersecurity insider threats

Did you know that in some industries the biggest cybersecurity threats come from inside a breached organization? Sometimes it’s motivated by financial gain and sometimes it’s plain-old ignorance. So how can you protect your organization from insider threats? #1 Educate You must teach your team to recognize personally identifiable information (PII) and understand the financial […]

Essentials of enterprise network security

Network security is of utmost importance to businesses today. The landscape of security threats grows more dangerous as data breaches become commonplace and more malware and threat actors are developed by the day. To give you an idea, there is an attack made by a hacker every 39 seconds.

Security audits are more crucial than they seem

Security audits are an excellent way to set the benchmark for your company’s data integrity. It is also a reliable way of identifying gaps in your system before they can be exploited by hackers. Auditing and the security strategy Audits are necessary to maintain system integrity and uphold quality. These system checks help identify security […]