The world of cyber security is hard to defend because of its very complex constitution. For the user, the multiplex nature of an IT network is its greatest advantage, but for the cyber security officer, it’s its greatest risk. With so many threat factors to pay attention to and prepare defense mechanisms for, detecting a cyber attack is quite challenging. Here are 5 things that make it hard to do.
Making the headlines more and more often, cyber attacks have become part of our everyday existence. Equifax, Verizon, Shadow Brokers, WannaCry, NotPetya, Locky, Bad Rabbit – they are no longer funny names for scary new cyber threats no one knows quite enough about, but cautionary tales about companies failing to monitor and protect their networks as well as users neglecting basic security hygiene.
But first, how to know your company is in grave danger out there?
Do you know what malware is, how it works, and how to defend from it? Or do you just know you’ve heard somewhere of it, but aren’t exactly sure if it’s a disease or that new sort of candy everybody is talking about these days? Well, worry not, we are here to help you out by presenting 6 common misconceptions about malware – and giving you the rundown of why people are wrong in thinking the way they do. Take a look at our new infographic!
Cyber security threats are on the rise, we all know that, right? But do you know what the greatest threat to your business is in terms of cyber security? Employees! It doesn’t matter if you are an international high tech company or a florist from Small Town, Canada – you need to educate your employees on what the dangers of your company’s presence in cyberspace are. Take a look at our new infographic for 10 tips on making your employees care about cyber security and protect the company in the process, as well.
Unless you’ve been living off the grid (even if you haven’t), you must have heard of viruses, ransomware and scareware, right? You know that they can ruin not only your online, but also offline resources, correct? Well, if that’s the case, then you have no excuse not to get protection from the devastating effects cyber threats can have on your business. We have broken down how different types of malware work and what is the best protection against each. Take a look at our new infographic!
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With all sorts of cyber threats aimed at small businesses with an online presence, companies are constantly at risk. No matter how small your business is, if you own a florist shop or a bank. If you don’t keep it safe, you will endanger it. You owe it to your customers to keep their personal and sensitive information safe, as much as you owe it to your employees to keep your company’s reputation untarnished so that it may continue working. Take a look at our new infographic to see how you can protect your small business from cyber attacks in these 6 simple steps.
Are you still wondering if cyber threats can affect your business? If you are, then you couldn’t possibly be ready for them… Such a mistake on your part!
Construction company owners may be misguided in their thinking that by largely running the business by pen and paper, they are safe from black hat hackers from all over the world, but that is not quite the case. As the industry is being digitised, so does the type of threats endangering it change. (To learn more about security threats everyone may fall victim to, read one of our previous articles.)
Cyber attacks have become a daily occurrence, or worse yet, a daily threat for every business owner. The first step towards being safe is identifying threats, so we’ve compiled a list of ways cyber attacks can and will damage your company. So, let’s count them down!
As we’ve all witnessed, 2017 has been the year of cyberthreats. Not many people and businesses can boast about not having fallen victim to cyber attackers as well as various forms of malicious software. To better prepare ourselves for such dangers, we have come up with a list of basic differences between a pair of them – ransomware and scareware.