Tag: Cybersecurity

28
Jun

Brute Force Attacks, Software Vulnerabilities, And Malicious Emails Behind Most Attacks

Written by: Jay H. Cyber attackers are successfully breaching organizations through brute force attacks, software vulnerabilities, and malicious emails, according to a new report from Kaspersky. Almost 90 percent of the incidents Kaspersky’s team responded to involved these three factors, providing insight into which attack vectors hackers are successfully using. Brute force attacks and software vulnerabilities each accounted for 31.58

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19
Jun

CISA Releases List of Cybersecurity Bad Practices

Written by: Jay H. The US Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released a list of cybersecurity bad practices. These practices are hazardous and put organizations at significant risk of cyber threats. Moreover, they are exceptionally dangerous for organizations that support Critical Infrastructure or National Critical Functions and technologies accessible from the Internet. The current list of bad practices

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8
Jun

How Your Remote Employees Could Be Threatening Your Business

Written by: Jay H. Cybersecurity is critical for your business operations. Without proper procedures in place, you risk exposure to costly ransomware, data theft, and data loss. However, while most worry about external bad actors threatening their organization, your employees could be posing just as big of a risk. A new survey by HP Wolf Security found that many remote

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31
May

Why Your SMB Needs A Business Continuity Plan

Written by: Jay H. Uncontrollable events like fires, floods, earthquakes, or cyberattacks could hit your organization and severely disrupt operations. If disaster struck your business, would you know what to do? Fortunately, having a business continuity plan (BCP) in place can help your business recover quickly in case of an emergency. Here’s what you need to know about BCPs. What

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20
May

Top Phishing Email Scam Subject Keywords

  Written by: Jay H. Phishing is the top cybersecurity threat facing individuals and organizations alike. Last year, forty-three percent of data breaches involved phishing, demonstrating just how widespread the issue is. A recent report from Expel analyzes phishing emails and uncovers the most common tactics scammers use to trick victims successfully. After analyzing ten thousand malicious emails, Expel determined the top

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14
May

How To Reduce Cyberattack Risk For Your Organization

Written by: Jay H. Every business is at significant risk of a cyberattack. Indeed, 42 percent of businesses experienced a cyberattack in the last year, yet many businesses still do not take action to defend themselves. Reducing your firm’s cyberattack risk should be one of your biggest priorities in order to prevent costly breaches. Here are some ways you can

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9
May

How To Set Up Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) On Your Accounts

Written by: Jay H. Online security is more important now than ever. We are becoming more and more reliant on technology and the Internet for both our business and personal lives. Unfortunately, this dependence on technology gives hackers more reason to target our online accounts. One way to protect your online accounts is to enable two-factor authentication (2FA) to require

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1
May

Nearly 30% Of Critical WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities Unpatched

Written by: Jay H. Data breaches are an area of major concern nowadays. Cybercriminals constantly search for new vulnerabilities to exploit and data to steal. However, a shocking report from WordPress security provider PatchStack reveals that nearly 30 percent of flawed WordPress plugins never receive an update. Plugins increasingly vulnerable 2021 experienced a 150 percent increase in the number of

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24
Apr

4 Ways To Improve Your Company’s Mobile Device Security

Written by: Jay H. Mobile devices are a major aspect of our work and personal lives. We access a plethora of sensitive information on our devices, including emails, stored passwords, and company data. However, your company’s mobile devices can pose a risk to your organization without implementing security measures. Let’s go over how to improve your company’s mobile device security.

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13
Apr

Hackers Still Exploiting Years-Old Vulnerabilities

Written by: Jay H. If it’s not broken, why fix it? That’s certainly the attitude of many hackers, who are successfully exploiting software vulnerabilities that are several years old and have security updates long available. These attackers then deploy ransomware on victim businesses ‘ networks, encrypting their data, and halting business operations. Researchers at Qualys analyzed the most common Critical Vulnerabilities

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