Category: Cybersecurity

7 Cybersecurity tips for small businesses - especially those with remote workers

7 Cybersecurity tips for small businesses – especially those with remote workers

Small businesses have been facing a mountain of problems since the coronavirus outbreak took hold of the world’s economy and shifted most people to working from home. Millions of small businesses around the world, which previously had no experience dealing with cybersecurity, suddenly had to deal with a deluge of new issues, ranging from which…
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Legions of cybersecurity volunteers rally to protect hospitals during COVID-19 crisis

Legions of cybersecurity volunteers rally to protect hospitals during COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 Cyber Threat Intelligence League and other groups cooperate with the industry, law enforcement, and the government to prevent attacks on healthcare providers. Last month, some of the usual cast of online scammers and malware miscreants promised to refrain from attacking healthcare organizations or exploiting them during the COVID-19 crisis, showing a sense of…
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The importance of cybersecurity during remote work

The importance of cybersecurity during remote work

Cybersecurity – During the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are entering uncharted territory as our companies operate fully remotely for the first time. Below, I hope to provide some information to make this time as easy and productive as possible for you. During onboarding at my company, we tell employees that cybersecurity practices don’t end…
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Cybersecurity Lawyer Who Flagged The WHO Hack Warns Of 'Massive' Remote Work Risks

Cybersecurity Lawyer Who Flagged The WHO Hack Warns Of ‘Massive’ Remote Work Risks

Cybersecurity – Large numbers of companies are rolling out mandatory work-from-home policies to help limit the risks posed by the coronavirus outbreak. But cybersecurity experts warn that those remote setups invite new hacking risks. The Federal Bureau of Investigation recently issued warnings of an uptick in fraudulent crimes tied to the coronavirus, particularly by scammers…
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Legions of cybersecurity volunteers rally to protect hospitals during COVID-19 crisis

Cybersecurity in the times of coronavirus: Here’s how to stay safe

Cybersecurity – As more people are opting to work from home due to the coronavirus outbreak, they are also coming in the crosshairs of cyber attackers out to make a quick buck. In fact, Cybersecurity researchers are now warning that hackers may target the large workforce forced to work from home in the time of…
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Cybersecurity pros are using artificial intelligence but still prefer the human touch

Cybersecurity pros are using artificial intelligence but still prefer the human touch

More than half of organizations have adopted AI for security efforts, but a majority are more confident in results verified by humans, according to WhiteHat Security. Security professionals need a varied bag of tricks to keep up with savvy and sophisticated cybercriminals. Artificial intelligence is one valuable weapon in the arsenal as it can handle…
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How To Prepare Your Employees For Today's Cybersecurity Threats

How To Prepare Your Employees For Today’s Cybersecurity Threats

When you look at the nature of cybersecurity and the evolving threats out there, there are essentially two “doors” that malicious actors will use to gain entry to your environment and data. Door one is your technology. Cyberattackers exploit vulnerabilities in your technology infrastructure and security tools to either sneak through surreptitiously or blow open…
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Get Off The Dysfunctional Cybersecurity Merry-Go-Round

Get Off The Dysfunctional Cybersecurity Merry-Go-Round

Cybersecurity – You’ve probably heard the phrase, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” It is generally used to rationalize not taking proactive action to address issues if something seems to be at least partly functional. The logical flipside, though, is “If it’s broke, fix it,” and that seems to be the case with cybersecurity…
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Decade Retrospective: Cybersecurity From 2010 To 2019

Decade Retrospective: Cybersecurity From 2010 To 2019

The Decade Cyber Went Mainstream Yes, technically, decades begin in years that end in one, but it’s easier to say the 2010s than the 2011s. Prior to 2010, cybersecurity was an insular domain. No one really cared, until something they were using didn’t work. Devices blew up due to malware or adware, and users got…
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How To Recognize False Claims And Avoid Cybersecurity 'Snake Oil'

How To Recognize False Claims And Avoid Cybersecurity ‘Snake Oil’

Cybersecurity – Have you ever been awake at 3 a.m. and looking for something to watch on TV? If so, it’s likely you’ve gone down the rabbit hole of infomercials. Vendors make bold claims about products that can do anything and everything. However, many of these claims are sensationalized or, in some cases, completely fabricated…
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