The three kinds of hackers every business should watch out for

Hackers come from all different backgrounds. Some hackers are motivated by money and politics, while others simply hack systems for fun. In this blog post, we will define the three kinds of hackers and how each one differs from the others. A complicated history In the 1950s, the term “hacker” was vaguely defined as someone […]

The crucial role of MSPs in SMB cybersecurity

With modern cyberattacks targeting companies of all sizes, businesses cannot afford to relegate cybersecurity to the bottom of their list of priorities. When it comes to cybersecurity, even small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) would do well to get help from an expert. Here’s how having a managed IT services provider (MSP) implement robust cybersecurity solutions […]

Learn from this cybersecurity mistake of government agencies

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic triggered a digital revolution. It saw businesses around the globe open their doors to the benefits of modernization and explore emerging technologies to enhance productivity. This is true not only for private businesses, but for government agencies as well.

What is proactive cybersecurity?

Cybercrime is obstructing businesses and governments around the globe. It's not only an IT problem, it's the biggest threat to a company's business continuity and reputation. According to Accenture's State of Cybersecurity Resilience 2021 Report, the average number of cyberattacks per company in the United States rose from 184 in 2020 to 270 in 2021.

A survey conducted by CNBC and Momentive showed that 56% of small business owners are not concerned about being hit by a cyberattack in the next 12 months.

The risks of password autofill

Hackers may have found an effective way to track users using a web browser or password manager’s password autofill feature. Here’s how they do it and what you can do to protect yourself. Why password autofill is so dangerous Modern web browsers and password managers have a feature that enables usernames and passwords to be […]

Here’s how cybersecurity is smartening up

Did you know that in 2021, roughly 281.5 million individuals have experienced some sort of data breach? According to the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), the number of reported data breaches in 2021 has already surpassed the total for 2020 by a shocking 17%. President and CEO of the ITRC Eva Velasquez said 2021 was just 238 breaches short of tying the all-time high of 1,529, which was set in 2017.

The ITRC also mentions that ransomware and phishing were the two most common methods of attack used by cybercriminals.

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