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Maria Catricala

Recent Posts by Maria Catricala:

Unveiling the Top Cybersecurity Threats in Today's Digital World

As our world becomes more interconnected, cyber threats continue to evolve, posing a formidable challenge to businesses. Understanding the dynamics of this landscape is crucial for implementing effective cybersecurity measures to mitigate risks and protect against various threats. This blog will delve into the current cyber threat landscape, shedding light on the diverse cyber threats to businesses, including malware, ransomware, phishing attacks, and zero-day exploits.

Topics: Ransomware Phishing cyber security Breach Malware Anti-Virus Cyber Awareness

Unpacking the Complexity of Cyber Insurance: 4 Factors That Pose Challenges

Today's rapidly evolving threat landscape makes underwriting cyber risk difficult. Cyber insurance applications are being evaluated more carefully because of the dynamic nature of cyber threats and the potential financial consequences of a data breach.

Topics: cyber security Cyber Insurance

Cyber Warfare: The Growing Threat to Critical Infrastructure

With all that is going on in the world today, state-sponsored terrorist cyber attacks are on the rise. Their main target is critical Infrastructure.

Topics: cyber security passwords Breach

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Enhancing Cybersecurity

In today's technologically advanced world, the rapid growth of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) is reshaping various sectors, including cybersecurity. As cyber threats become more sophisticated, organizations are using AI and ML to strengthen their cyber defence mechanisms and protect valuable digital assets.

Topics: cyber security Breach Artificial Intelligence

Affordable Cybersecurity for Small Businesses: Tips and Strategies

There is a myth that says good cybersecurity is expensive. If you follow that line of reasoning, SMBs are doomed to failure. If you think the word failure seems harsh, considering that 60% of SMBs go out of business after suffering a cyber attack, it isn’t. Surely, there must be something SMBs can do to protect themselves.

Topics: Backups Phishing cyber security passwords Multifactor Authentication Malware Anti-Virus Cyber Awareness

The 5 Key Components of an Effective External Cybersecurity Plan

Businesses, large and small, are under the constant threat of cyber attacks. The number of cyber attacks per day is estimated at over 2,200, which is almost one every 39 seconds.  In today's business environment, external cybersecurity risks are among the most immediate and financially impactful. The increasing digitization of organizations creates a greater risk of external cybersecurity threats such as phishing attacks, data leaks, and account takeovers. Listed below are 5 ways you can minimize this risk and build an effective cybersecurity plan. 

Topics: Ransomware Phishing cyber security Breach Cyber Awareness

What is Data Privacy Day & Why You Should Care

Data Privacy Day is an annual celebration of privacy and data protection.  It was first celebrated on January 28, 2007. In 2009, January 28 was recognized as National Data Privacy Day in the US. 

Topics: passwords Privacy Anti-Virus Cyber Awareness

Manage Your Cyber Security with an XDR Security Operations Center

From time to time, you hear people throw around acronyms like MDR, EDR, XDR and SOC. So, what do all these acronyms mean and how can they benefit your business?

Topics: cyber security

The Impact of Ransomware on Retailers : Chaos at Sobeys

If you don’t believe ransomware can create chaos in your business, ask a Sobeys employee. Since suffering a ransomware attack earlier in November, Empire Co., the parent company of Sobeys and other grocery stores, has had issues with the supply chain, payments systems, and payroll, just to name a few.

Topics: Ransomware cyber security Breach

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month!

Did you know that October is Cyber Security Awareness Month? Are you doing anything special to celebrate? If not, read on for some suggested activities.

Topics: Phishing Cyber Awareness