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3 Common Myths About Ransomware You Should Avoid

(Updated from September 29, 2021)

Topics: Backups Ransomware cyber security Breach Malware

What is a Defence-in-Depth Strategy?

Defence-in-depth is what cybersecurity experts refer to as a complete strategy of securing your network environment. It involves detecting threats and protecting network endpoints. The question does arise, do you need a defence-in-depth strategy? Can a business rely on detection versus protection?

Topics: cyber security Malware Anti-Virus

Why Would a Cybercriminal Want to Hack my Small Business?

If you believe your company is too small to be targeted by cybercriminals, think again. Due to their lack of substantial cyber security budgets, small businesses are often viewed by hackers as “low hanging fruit,” or easy targets. Statistics confirm this as well.

Topics: Backups Ransomware Phishing cyber security passwords Multifactor Authentication Breach Malware

Why Should I Worry About Malware?

Malware is defined as software that has malicious intent. Malware can delete files, change your browser path, or create what’s known as a C&C (Command & Control) connection to an external server, allowing a hacker to connect directly to your PC without you knowing. Yes, you should worry about malware, as it can cause you all kinds of headaches, such as running silently and hidden in the background and stealing your credentials when you log in.

Topics: cyber security Malware Anti-Virus

Does my Organization Need Multifactor Authentication?

(Updated from September 10, 2021)

Topics: cyber security passwords Multifactor Authentication Breach

Top Five Ways to Protect Your Business’s Endpoints

Your company's network and data are accessible via endpoints. Desktops, laptops, smartphones, tablets, servers, workstations, and even Internet-of-things (IoT) devices are examples of endpoints. Securing those endpoints is important as a lot of data ends up going through those endpoints.

Topics: Ransomware cyber security Malware

Why Prioritizing Your Key Business Processes Important?

(Updated from November, 19th 2021)

Topics: Backups Ransomware cyber security Breach Malware

Is Business on the Internet Risky?

If you are starting a new business, you want to get on the Internet. Businesses like yours get on the Internet for many reasons, but the most basic one is that to gain and retain customers, you need to have an Internet presence. There is a risk associated with having an Internet presence. Whether you have an informational website, an eCommerce website, or are transferring data through the cloud, the benefits of being online do come with some risks.

Topics: Ransomware cyber security Breach

Why Your Business Needs a Cyber Resiliency Strategy

In general, resilience refers to the ability to bounce back quickly after adversity. Cyber resilience refers to being able to quickly recover from a cyber security challenge. In today’s cyber world, companies that are cyber resilient are the ones who will continue to thrive.

Topics: Ransomware cyber security Breach Digital Transformation

How to Protect Your Financial Information Online

The ability for online banking has made our lives simpler. We can bank from the comfort of our homes, or anywhere in the world without having to go to a physical branch. Cryptocurrency has also brought investors a new revenue stream that keeps on growing. While all this is great, there is a risk involved when it comes to using financial information on the internet.

Topics: Phishing cyber security passwords Multifactor Authentication Privacy Breach