Every business should have a strategy and best practices in place to mitigate risks of online hacks, unauthorized access and breaches of security. Businesses hold a large amount of data and personal information about their business practices, staff, contractors and customers. With the privilege of data collection comes the responsibility to protect it from harm. Don’t wait until it’s too
Businesses today hold a lot of electronic data. Whether your business is an online store, B2B, B2C, manufacturing business, or anything in between, it is likely that you hold a lot of sensitive and confidential information about your staff, contractors, and customers (such as social insurance numbers, addresses, dates of birth, banking information, usernames, passwords, etc). Hacks and data breaches
If you think all anti-virus programs you spot are for your protection, you need to change your opinion. There are plenty of rogue security softwares or fake anti-virus programs out there that provide you with little or no protection at all. Also known as scarewares, most of these misleading programs even facilitate the installation of malicious code that they claim
We live in a society where technological advancements drive consumer demand for mobile devices. These devices are constantly evolving to create endless possibilities for users. This aligns with the consensus of the general public, who are constantly on the go and look to enhance their everyday lives with tablets, mobile phones, and other devices.
Since 2009, security incident have compounded at an annual growth rate of 66%. When confronted with these statistics, it’s easy to become worried about your company’s internal network security. In order to battle these network security threats, the first thing your company should do is conduct a network security assessment.
Many businesses are turning to third party network monitoring services. The number of exploits on the internet is staggering, and trying to keep up with all the new ones coming out each day can cost an IT department one person just to scan everything on the network for every exploit possible, find the hardware involved, and then install the patches.
Did you know that more than 73% of WordPress websites are vulnerable to data thieves, hackers and malware attacks? You would want to believe it’s the huge sites with a large membership and commerce shopping sites, but in reality, small sites and even some simple portfolio sites are becoming susceptible to attacks. Active sites, even with little traffic can be
Many blogs are urgently requesting that persons on the Web fight back against Internet Surveillance Software. February 11th has been designated as the official day which a coalition of activist organizations and Internet platforms fight back against governmental involvement. How Does Aaron Swartz Feature Into all This? The effort put forth also commemorates famed activist Aaron Swartz. Swartz was incarcerated
According to a recent article on the IT Business Edge blog, many people understand that there are viruses that can attack their personal computers. However, many don’t understand that there are viruses that can attack mobile phones as well. If you’ve heard the term “mobile malware,” then you’ve heard about these viruses that are designed…