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How Cybercriminals Exploit COVID-19 to Compromise Businesses’ Data Security

How Cybercriminals Exploit COVID-19 to Compromise Businesses’ Data Security. The COVID-19 pandemic is the kind of crisis that gives malicious actors increased options and opportunities, and they will not be shy about exploiting organizational and individual cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Here are 6 ways you can be targeted:    1. Phishing campaigns Cybercriminals have been taking advantage of […]


How Passwordless Authentication Remarkably Improves Today’s Customer Experience

How do you attract and retain customers in an age when customer experience that spans multiple touchpoints has become the rule rather than the extraordinary exception? The technological advances over the last decade have been nothing short of breathtaking. The links that have been made possible, the virtual connections, experiences, and transactions that are now […]


Cloud Security Risks during the COVID-19 Crisis. How Concerned Should You Be?

The State of Cloud Security survey conducted by Fugue Inc. has found that 84 percent of IT professionals are concerned about ensuring the security of cloud environments as a vast majority of companies are rapidly shifting to work-from-home as part of the measures taken to keep COVID-19 from spreading. These IT professionals are concerned that […]


During the COVID-19 Pandemic Beware of Social Engineering Attacks

Why Social Engineering is such a big risk currently. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced everyone, individuals and businesses alike, to rely almost solely on virtual and electronic means for both business and personal communication. In the context of web security, this means cybercriminals now have more targets than ever—that is, people, the weakest link in […]


Covid-19 Strengthening the Case against Passwords

Password breaches as a result of Covid-19 cyber attacks continue to strengthen the case for getting rid of passwords and adopting passwordless authentication across all types of transactions and settings.  Not that the case has ever been weak to begin with. The World Economic Forum for example, projected that password-related attacks would make up 80% of […]


7 Priciest Data Breach Penalties Ever

The cost of a data breach is becoming more pricey—especially with the introduction of international data protection laws such as the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in 2018. According to IBM, a breach of 1 million records has an average total cost of 42 million USD, which represents an eight percent growth from 2018.  […]


How Data Privacy Protection Increases Business Value

For businesses, maintaining data privacy and protecting consumer information is very important for  day-to-day operations. With many laws and regulations to protect data privacy, companies are expected to safeguard sensitive information effectively. However, despite these numerous data privacy legislation’s, consumers’ privacy is still regularly getting invaded or compromised by organizations.  In this article, we will […]


Cyber Security Trends in 2020 to Watch

As they say, ‘it is better to prepare than to repair.’ Understanding what’s coming in the global cyber security landscape will help redefine and consolidate security solutions. Below are six main cyber security trends in 2020: War in the cyber world intensifies The separation of Western and Eastern technologies is a clear sign of the […]


Qnext and TraitWare Inc. Join Forces to Transform Enterprise Security

Nevada City, California – September 24, 2019 – TraitWare® Inc and Toronto, Canada based Qnext® Corp announced today that they have signed an agreement regarding co-marketing, resale and distribution of software products that provide the highest level of security available on the market.   Qnext’s primary product is FileFlex Enterprise, an on-premises “software” data management application that provides […]


Effective WordPress Security Plugins To Use For Your Website

If you are running your business website on WordPress, you should know that you are very much at risk from online attacks. There are about 18.5 million websites infected with malware at any given time. On average, 90,000 websites get hacked every day—and 83 percent of them are WordPress sites.  Adding WordPress security adds credibility […]


5 Common Security Issues of Small and Medium Businesses (And How to Stop Them)

Small Business Security is at Risk Many small and medium businesses struggle with finances and may make excuses when it comes to setting aside a little extra for dealing with security issues. The problem, however, is that small businesses are a huge target. In fact, they’re the favorite target of cybercriminals, making up nearly 60% […]


Internet Security Statistics You Need to Know in 2019

Protecting your data starts with knowing what you’re up against. Cybercrime has been and may always be growing. However with more information we gain a better understanding of how to combat internet criminals and data breaches. Here are some internet security statistics to keep in mind about cybercrime and its effects on your business.  Cyber […]

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