Category Archives: Data Security

Cybersecurity in the Age of the Coronavirus: VPN Security

More companies are now relying on VPNs for business continuity. As a result, VPN gateways are running at or near capacity. This means that corporate IT departments need to step up proactive security measures and leverage all the tools at their disposal to implement security controls and keep traffic load manageable so that the VPN […]

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The Top Cybersecurity Mistakes Made by Companies

According to research, there has been a push to implement cybersecurity programs in businesses in all sectors. However, several companies are disregarding important aspects of cybersecurity. Having an inadequate cybersecurity program enables attackers to penetrate the company network. This article will highlight the top cybersecurity mistakes made by companies. Not Understanding Who the Program is […]

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Cybersecurity in the Age of the Coronavirus: The Impact on Business Operations

As the global workforce shifts to remote work, business operations and management face a number of obstacles. As mentioned in the previous article, the line between our work lives and our personal lives are blended now more than ever. Pre- pandemic predicted cybercrime will cost companies $6 trillion globally. According to research, last year, governments […]

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Security and Privacy Issues with Zoom

With the increase of employees turning to remote work during the pandemic, companies have been relying on video conferencing platforms, such as Zoom, for regular meetings and communication between employees. According to Check Point, there have been 1,700 new Zoom domains registered since the pandemic began, a quarter of these domains were registered just in […]

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Tips for Ensuring Cyber Safety When Working From Home

As organizations shift to remote work during the viral outbreak, employees become vulnerable to cyber attacks if they are working outside of a secure network. This raises concerns for IT Security professionals. Some of these challenges include establishing a secure connection through all employee devices and keeping up to date with security patches and updates. […]

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Ryuk Ransomware

How to Protect Your Organization from Ransomware Attacks Ryuk Ransomware is a type of ransomware that targets businesses and corporate environments. Ryuk enters victims’ systems and encrypts their data. The attackers demand payments via Bitcoin cryptocurrency and instructs victims to deposit the ransom into a specific Bitcoin wallet to decrypt their information. A Russian hacker […]

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The Importance of IT Security Policies

IT security policies are necessary in organizations as they define who has responsibility of what information within the company. Policies are the baseline of all procedures and should be maintained regularly. Why Do Organizations Need Security Policies? IT security policies outline rules for user and IT personnel behavior. These policies also identify consequences for not […]

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Is Your Password Secure?

Tips for Creating a Strong Password Passwords can be an inconvenience to remember, especially when you have dozens of applications and accounts to log into everyday. However, with the increase in phishing and ransomware attacks, passwords can be the main line of defense when securing your data. Once an attacker knows your password, your personal […]

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