It is often lax cybersecurity practices that enable cybercriminals to breach companies. This is especially true when it comes to SMBs (small and mid-sized businesses) as they often don’t prioritise cybersecurity measures. They may be just fully focused on growing the company and they think they have a lower data breach risk. Cybersecurity is not only a concern for large corporations and is a critical issue for small businesses as well. Small businesses are often seen as attractive targets for cybercriminals as they don’t spend the time to implement proper cyber security defensive methods. Continue reading
I know I keep on going on about security and you keep getting prompted for another password change or to install another security update. These are frustrating and can lead to cybersecurity fatigue. You can’t stop securing your tech and doing updates, but what can you do to combat both your own and your employees annoyance with the process. Continue reading
In many areas there are myths that we accept as fact. Some of these are actually quite dangerous: this article debunks some cybersecurity myths so that you can keep your business safe. Continue reading
No matter if you are a big or small organisation you need to take your cybersecurity seriously. Otherwise, you might be leaving the door open for criminals to compromise your business and cause issues. Continue reading
If you get hit with ransomware there will be a number of indications, including:
- A screen telling you that your business files are encrypted.
- You can’t open any of your documents.
- Your files may have a weird extension of different icon.
- there will be instructions for how to pay up to recover your files.
This blog article details a number of steps you can take instead of paying the ransom straight away. Continue reading
Shadow IT are the things that employees download onto a business system that management and / or the IT department doesn’t know about, and it can be a big problem. Continue reading
Reports of cybersecurity attacks on companies and government agencies are unfortunately too common these days. Millions of access credentials are breached and millions of dollars are lost to ransomware attack everyday. You may think you are protected, but even a single undetected misconfiguration could mean trouble and open to attack. Continue reading
If you want to scare someone in computing then start talking to them about ransomware. There are few things as scary for IT professionals as the prospect of systems locking up with hackers demanding money to return things back to normal. Continue reading
The most reported crime in the world right now is cyber crime and online fraud. This blog article explains the risks to businesses and provides a way in which you can help protect your business. Continue reading
Business is all about making tough choices. One such choice is whether to value IT security or business flexibility more. Unfortunately, you can not have the best of both at the same time. Continue reading