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
Written by: Jay H. Shared directories on your organization’s network make it for you and colleagues to access files. However, connecting to shared directories can seem a little tricky if you’re not sure how to. Fortunately, in just a few steps you can be accessing your company’s shared files! Here’s how to connect to a shared folder on your network.
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
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
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.
Written by: Jay H. Ransomware is every organization’s worst nightmare. A new study from Telus unveils how ransomware is impacting Canadian businesses and how firms can protect themselves from this ever-evolving threat. The survey included 463 responses from key decision-makers in Canadian businesses. While the study encompassed all industry verticals, there was a particular focus on eight sectors: financial services,
Written by: Jay H. Cybersecurity is a hot topic nowadays. Seemingly every day, there are new headlines of businesses and websites getting hacked. However, did you know your phone is also susceptible to hackers and malefactors? Luckily, you can take steps to improve your device’s security. Here is how to secure your mobile phone. Lock Your Device If your
Written by: Jay H. Windows 11 marks the next chapter in Microsoft’s operating system sega. If you’re currently using Windows 10, you’re likely free to upgrade at any time as long as you meet the requirements. But the question remains – should you upgrade to Windows 11 or stick with Windows 10? Thankfully, you’re not forced to update. Microsoft has
Written by: Jay H. As a small business owner, you have to make many decisions on a limited budget. One of these decisions includes what kind of computers to get. Should you get laptops or desktops for your small business? Consider the following aspects when making your decision. Portability Are you constantly on the go and need a portable device?
Written by: Jay H. Every device on your business network poses a threat. Your computers, mobile devices, servers, and even printers are all vectors hackers can use to breach your organization. So, how do you know if suspicious activity occurs? What if attackers compromise a device? Endpoint detection and response (EDR) aims to address these challenges, using continuous monitoring to