What Companies should consider BEFORE buying There’s a different kind of war going on in cyberspace. Cyberattacks have risen by x% since 2019 and experts predict that cybercrime will only increase in frequency and severity as attackers get smarter, more sophisticated, and more organized. Recent news has focused on larger companies – including those with […]
Seemingly every day, companies of all sizes unknowingly expose valuable information to cybercriminals around the world. No matter the industry, cyber terrorists will seek to gain control of data in exchange for large sums of money through ransomware attacks. These cybercriminals spare no mercy. Electronic Arts’ critical code exposed One recent victim of a data […]
You may be thinking that storing your login credentials on your computer beats the Post-it. Since experts frown upon password reuse, you’re doing the right thing, right? Here’s why you should stop: Saved passwords invite unauthorized access. Anyone who gains access to your computer will then have access to all your information, simply by accessing […]
Businesses and individuals alike are far from doomed to live with all the inconvenience and risks posed by passwords and the management challenges that they entail.
People say Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is the answer. But your typical MFA isn't as safe as you think.
Go passwordless and adopt multi-factor authentication with single sign-on for multilayered security and guaranteed convenience.
Phishing attacks, which target your email, are skyrocketing, as cybercriminals are getting more sophisticated and better at what they do. Because of the massive adjustments that businesses, large or small, have had to make to adapt to COVID-19, vulnerabilities get overlooked, including email security. Secure your business email by adopting these best practices: 1. Run […]
The average total cost of a data breach in the U.S. is $8.19 million, more than double the world average. Some of that cost lands squarely on the laps of small businesses, who are not safe from cyberattacks themselves. According to Verizon’s 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) calculations, small businesses account for almost one […]
User provisioning is a standard component of onboarding and involves creating user accounts for a newly hired employee. It entails access to IT resources (including the directory) and to systems, networks, and applications that are vital to the employee’s performance of their job. The usual IT resources provided to a new employee include the […]
Prevention is better than cure—or, to be more specific in the context of cybersecurity, damage repair. Better means less costly, and for small business, it almost always means survival. But the fact is that many small businesses need to take a good long look at where their cybersecurity funds are going, how much is going […]
How Is Authentication Different from Authorization, and Why Should You Have Both? Authentication is concerned with identity, while authorization is concerned with action. Authentication involves validating the identity of a registered user attempting to gain access to data resources such as an application, an API, or microservices. Authorization involves specifying what actions a registered user […]
What Is Zero Trust, and How Does Multifactor Authentication Support It?At the 29th iteration of the RSA Conference (RSAC), one of the most well-attended yearly events for online security, discussions zeroed in on the urgency for more fresh strategies to battle threats to data security. While banking and telecommunications industries obviously have huge stakes with […]