Category Archives: Cyber Security

Why does your business need multifactor authentication (MFA)?

Written on January 8, 2021 at 8:11 pm, by

Did you know that almost all data breaches include a social engineering element? Weak login credentials and processes are an open invitation to attackers, who routinely exploit such things simply because it’s far easier than hacking a highly secured database. Multifactor authentication offers a simple yet effective additional layer of  Continue Reading »

Surefire ways to protect your email account

Written on January 8, 2021 at 8:05 pm, by

If you think your email is safe from hackers, think again. A lack of sufficient email security protocols can lead to data theft, unauthorized access to sensitive information, and successful malware attacks. Here are some tips to secure your email account from unwanted intruders and the many troubles that come  Continue Reading »

Think your password is secure? Think again

Written on October 6, 2020 at 6:50 pm, by

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) created many of the password best practices you probably loathe — using a combination of letters, numbers, and special characters. The NIST now says those guidelines were ill-advised and has changed its stance. Find out why and what this means for you.  Continue Reading »

Fileless malware: Are you at risk?

Written on September 17, 2020 at 4:09 pm, by

Over the past few years, the security industry has witnessed a rapid evolution in attack techniques, including fileless malware. Now, cybercriminals use legitimate tools and services such as existing software, applications, and authorized protocols to carry out malicious activities like unauthorized data retrieval or data damage. Left unchecked, these types  Continue Reading »

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