A new kind of attack: Distributed spam distraction

Every day, you receive dozens of email messages, including spam, which is usually harmless, unless there’s a malware attached to it. But even the harmless ones can become more than just an annoyance if you have thousands of them flooding your inbox. Learn how a new spam attack called distributed spam distraction can do more […]

8 Cybersecurity solutions that every business needs

Hackers are out in force, taking advantage of every vulnerability they can uncover to exploit businesses across every industry sector. Never has it been more important for organizations to adopt a multilayered approach to information security and take every possible precaution to protect their digital assets.

Simple ways to protect your email account

Everyone uses email as the central hub for their personal internet activities, but this also makes it an attractive target for cyberattacks. The importance of email security is vital to your company’s survival, so applying these simple tips can dramatically reduce your exposure to hackers and malware. Use separate email accounts Most people use a […]

6 Things you can do to keep your network secure

If you think your business isn’t an attractive target to attackers because it’s too small for them to notice, then think again. In fact, smaller organizations are a favorite target since they’re often perceived as being easier to penetrate, yet they still have more than enough data in their care to make them lucrative victims.

5 Tips for protecting corporate data

A data breach can happen to anyone, even to the most secure businesses or financial institutions — and cybercriminals could even attack your company’s network. How can you be sure your network is completely hacker-safe? As a business owner, you can’t afford a data breach, as it could cost you your clients and reputation. Employing […]

IT terms you need to know

Jargon can be intimidating if you’re dealing with IT issues and you’re anything but techy. Running an anti-malware scan can generate auto pop-ups that leave you clueless with IT terms that sound Greek. Learning the basic concepts listed here will help you move on and not be surprised the next time that happens. Malware For […]

What are 2-step and 2-factor authentication?

In the digital age, cybersecurity should be one of the top priorities for anyone who goes online. One way is to vet those who are trying to access your systems. But when it comes to verifying users’ identity, many are unaware of the two kinds of authentication measures available. Read on to know the differences […]

5 Reasons why every business needs a web filtering solution

When just one ill-advised click on a malicious email or compromised website is all it takes to leave your business open to a serious data security incident, it’s imperative that you have multiple layers of protection. In addition to the standard range of perimeter defenses, such as firewalls and intrusion detection and prevention, you also need tools to enforce your policies regarding the use of company-owned resources.

Here’s why you need a VPN for your business

Every device connected to the internet has a unique identifier known as an Internet Protocol (IP) address. A VPN, or virtual private network, sits on top of a public network like the internet to mask this address, instead of displaying the one belonging to the service provider.

Warning signs your computer has malware

With the rise of eCommerce and online banking, cybercrime has evolved. Like criminals who pull smash-and-grab jobs, they go where the money is. However, unlike bank robbers, cybercriminals do their best to avoid detection by letting malware do the work for them. Viruses and ransomware sneak into PCs to quietly steal passwords, financial credentials, and […]