August 2023

The Beginner's Guide to Multifactor Authentication

A quick look at shows startling statistics: passwords aren’t all that effective. Even the best combination of numbers, letters, and special characters can be stolen in several ways. 

July 2023

Hackers Are Beating Biometrics - Should You Be Worried?

Biometrics is one of the most effective lines of defense you can use against hackers. They are incredibly convenient and allow you to access your devices and bank account with your biometrics. And they appear to be safe too. After all, only you have access to your fingerprint, iris pattern, and facial pattern.

June 2023

8 Ways to Prevent Data Loss

Data loss not only disrupt productivity for a short period of time but also leads to more permanent problems such as reputational risk, bankruptcy, closures, and fines. Although the cloud has helped many businesses improve remote collaboration …

May 2023

What to do if you are hit by a Ransomware Attack

Ransomware attacks remain at a near-record high, and given the ever-increasing digital surface of businesses, it’s harder than ever to stay protected. It doesn’t help that the prevalence of tools like Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) has further emboldened and empowered hackers, allowing them to launch attacks on an unprecedented scale.

April 2023

Data Backup and Recovery - Best Practices

Data loss is an inevitability – or at least; we should expect them to fail at some point. Reinforcing this mindset would allow organizations to implement various redundancy measures for backing up data in the event of a cybersecurity breach, hardware failure, or accidental deletion. 

March 2023

Practical Ways of Preventing Data Breaches

In the context of countless data breaches that have made news headlines in recent years, the old adage, “prevention is better than cure,” definitely applies to cybersecurity. Responding to a data breach is a chaotic and complex task. 

February 2023

Password Management Best Practices - Tips for Selecting and Managing Your Passwords

Reports of cybersecurity breaches have saturated the news and media. Every day, we wake up, shake our heads over reports of another data breach, and get on with our day. 

January 2023

What is a Social Engineering Attack and How to Protect Yourself

Social engineering is the use of psychological manipulation to trick unsuspecting users into giving away information or downloading infected code for malicious purposes. The fact that social engineering relies on human error rather than flaws in software…

December 2022

How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft Online

Online cases of identity theft have run rampant over the years as more people increase their digital presence.  Nearly everyone is using digital interfaces – not just for entertainment and social media, but for accessing financial and healthcare services.

November 2022

Security Practices for Removable Media and Devices

Portable hardware such as removable media are often relied on for storing secondary copies of sensitive data. They include everything from USB and SD cards to CF and external hard drives. Their portability, ease of use, and increasing capacities…

October 2022

Email Security Practices You Should Follow

Emails have become an integral part of our lives, serving as one of the primary channels through which we exchange information and interact with others. While it is a wonderful resource for staying connected with coworkers, vendors, and clients, …

September 2022

How to Avoid Ransomware Attacks

It’s official – cybercriminals are now using automation to scale the ferocity and volume of ransomware attacks. To make matters worse, Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) groups are crawling out of the woodworks and arming…

August 2022

MFA – What is MFA and Why it is Important

For every business – big or small – security is of paramount importance in today’s hyper-connected digital space. Because nothing tanks your bottom line more than an intrusion due to a security lapse. There are thousands of security tools deployed to protect cyber attack vectors, including multi-factor authentication.