Tag: Electronics

30
Mar

Back Up Your Data This World Backup Day

Written by: Jay H. Once put on the backburner of business operations, a data backup strategy is now a non-negotiable part of any modern organization. Without a proper strategy in place, companies can lose everything. Here’s what you need to know ahead of World Backup Day on March 31. What Is A Backup? A data backup is a copy of

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21
Mar

Is Your Organization Mitigating The Risks Of Remote Work?

Written by: Jay H. The coronavirus pandemic abruptly forced employees from the office into their homes. Unfortunately, this unprecedented transition left employees exposed to numerous cybersecurity risks. A recent survey conducted by software vendor Lynx Software examines these threats and how to mitigate them. In a survey of 1,000 working Americans, Lynx found that a cybersecurity attack has impacted 36%

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13
Mar

How Vaccine-Related Phishing Attacks Are Threatening Your Organization

  Written by: Jay H. The rollout of coronavirus vaccines offers hope for many to resume normality soon. However, many people have questions regarding when, where, and how they will receive their first doses. Amongst the confusion, attackers have seized the opportunity to exploit the situation and launched waves of vaccine-related phishing scams. Vaccine-Related Domains Registered According to a recent blog post

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10
Mar

5 Essential Security Awareness Training Topics

Written by: Jay H. The most significant cybersecurity risk to an organization is its employees. Equipping your employees with the right knowledge can turn risky workers into cybersecurity assets. To achieve this,  educate your workforce on cybersecurity threats through regular security awareness training. Not sure where to start when drafting your training session? Here are five topics to consider covering

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4
Mar

9 Mac Security Tips For Your Apple IT

Written by: Jay H. Security is a top priority for organizations. Businesses manage confidential and sensitive data that cannot make it into the hands of threat actors. And with more and more organizations using Apple devices, it is important to protect them from attackers. To help with this, use our list of simple Mac security tips to secure your Apple

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2
Mar

6 Ways To Improve Your Work From Home Space

Written by: Jay H. We’re approaching one year since the start of lockdowns that forced most of the workforce into a remote environment. Now, many organizations are looking to adopt remote working long-term even after the pandemic subsides. If you’re one of many full-time or part-time remote workers, you may want to make some improvements to your work area. Here

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21
Jan

Ransomware: The Biggest Cyber Threat In 2021

Written by: Jay H. Ask anyone what the most notable story was for 2020, and they will likely tell you it was the coronavirus global pandemic. However, a massive digital transformation also took place, with cybercrime rates spiking to all-time highs. Cybercriminals directed ransomware attacks at sensitive industries such as health care, education, and government institutes. Unfortunately, these attacks show

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13
Jan

The End Of The Adobe Flash Player Era

Written by: Jay H. On January 12, 2021, Adobe officially pulled the plug on its renowned Flash Player web browser plug-in. Now, instead of displaying Flash content, users see a warning advising them to uninstall Flash Player. Once a crucial part of the early Internet, the media player has suffered a slow end since Adobe announced their plans to eliminate

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30
Dec

What Is HTTPS And Why Is It Important?

Written by: Jay H. 4.66 billion users are active internet users, and that number grows daily. We use the web to stay connected to loved ones, shop, browse social media, and find information. However, many internet users often do not consider one thing when browsing: checking the address bar for the “HTTPS” prefix. What is HTTPS? HTTPS stands for Hypertext

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21
Dec

What Are The 3 Types of Cloud Computing?

Written by: Jay H. According to 451 Research, 90 percent of enterprises are on the cloud. Cloud computing offers various benefits, including cost-effectiveness, daily backups, unparalleled mobility,  extreme reliability, easy scalability, and better security. Within the cloud computing umbrella, there are three main types of cloud computing: Software-as-a-service (SaaS), Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). Let’s discuss each type. Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

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