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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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…
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, …
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.