Tag: online security

The Largest Cyberbreaches of All Time: What Can They Teach Us Today?

In 2021, the number of cyberattacks and data breaches in the U.S. increased by 15.1% from the previous year. And the cost of being victimized by cybercrime rose, as well. According to a study by IBM, on average, a single data breach in the U.S. costs a business $9.44 million. In the first half of […]

Working Remotely? Here’s What You Need to Know About Bossware

The pandemic created various challenges for both employers and employees. As organizations rushed to transition to remote work, employees were shifted to various types of technology to accommodate the change in work environment. Employees were required to learn a new way of connecting to corporate networks to be productive remotely, from virtual private networks to […]

Twitter’s Security Flaws Highlight Cyber Issues Endangering Americans

Peiter “Mudge” Zatko’s recent whistleblower complaint has drawn Americans’ attention to potential security concerns with Twitter. According to Zatko, the social media company has not complied with its Federal Trade Commission agreement to protect users’ privacy. Even after people cancel their accounts, for instance, it’s unclear if the company deletes their personal data. Perhaps the […]

Don’t Forget Apps in Your Zero-Trust Architecture

Data theft and shadow IT present an international threat. In addition to locking down online identities and endpoints, you must also secure your apps to build a true Zero-Trust architecture. We know tools like multi-factor authentication (MFA) secure data by safeguarding online identities and endpoints, but how do these tools function at the app level? […]

How Business Leaders Can Promote Better Cybersecurity Practices

Cybersecurity is less about what a business’ IT team does and more about the decision-making process. The growing risks to online security mean that leaders need to make wiser business decisions and rethink strategies that affect cybersecurity. Whether it’s working with contractors, upgrading software, or staying up to date with the latest threats, these are […]

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9 Online Threats to Your Business in 2021

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated technological adoption (think: WFH and virtual schooling and all the new tools you’ve had to learn), it has also exposed cyber vulnerabilities for businesses worldwide.  According to Microsoft, globally, attacks jumped from less than 80 million in February 2020 to a high of nearly 120 million in April and […]