Ways to safeguard your company’s data

July 14th, 2021

Some of the most well-known companies in the world, including Sony Pictures, Home Depot, Adobe, and eBay, have been victims of cyberattacks. While major corporations like these are high-profile targets for hackers, small- and medium-sized businesses are not exempt from data breaches.

The dangers of using SMS authentication for your business

Multifactor authentication (MFA) is a security solution that identifies users via two or more verification factors when logging in to their online account. These factors typically include:

Something they have, like a one-time passcode (OTP) sent to a smartphone
Something they know, like a password
Something they are, like a fingerprint or retinal scan

MFA is an ideal way to protect user accounts from cyberattacks.

How to protect your network from watering hole attacks

June 21st, 2021

Cybercriminals are getting more creative in infecting computers with malware, and users must step up in order to protect their devices. To stay one step ahead of cybercriminals, you should learn more about their more insidious tricks such as watering hole attacks.

What is passwordless authentication, and what are its benefits?

While passwords are undoubtedly the most common factor used to verify a user’s identity today, they are the least secure authentication method. They can easily be stolen, hacked, or compromised, which puts businesses at risk. In fact, the number of corporate credentials exposed on the dark web has increased by 429% since March 2020.

To solve the password problem, many organizations are turning to passwordless authentication.

The 5 types of hackers who want to harm your business

June 2nd, 2021

You’ve probably heard it said that not all hackers are dangerous. That’s true, of course. For instance, white hat hackers hack into a system to uncover vulnerabilities and boost its protection against cyberthreats. However, we won’t be talking about white hat hackers in this blog.

Beware of fake websites that offer unemployment benefits

Many businesses in California and across the United States were forced to lay off employees or close down because of the pandemic, leaving many people jobless. In fact, as of February 2021, there were 10 million unemployed people in America.

Those who lost their jobs normally apply for unemployment benefits and workers’ compensation through state workforce agency (SWA) websites.

Top IT security terms everyone should know

May 12th, 2021

It’s every business user’s responsibility to protect their computers and data from cyberattacks. The good news is that you don’t need to be an IT security expert to keep them safe. You can start increasing your knowledge by learning some of these basic cybersecurity terms.

Protect your Facebook and Twitter from hackers

April 23rd, 2021

Popular social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter have been suffering massive data breaches for a number of years now. If you wish to continue using these services, you need to tighten your social media privacy settings. Here are a few reminders and tips to help you secure your personal information  on social media.

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