Steps to implementing a proactive cybersecurity strategy

Despite the large number of cybersecurity incidents being reported every day, many businesses still fail to put adequate cybersecurity measures in place to keep their data and operations secure. If you’re looking to beef up your company’s cyber defenses, consider a proactive cybersecurity strategy. Learn what proactive cybersecurity is and how it can help protect […]

How to keep your email account safe

Many businesses use email to send and receive sensitive information, making it an attractive target for cyberattacks. To reduce your exposure to cyberthreats, implement the following email security measures. Use separate email accounts Most people use a single email account for all their online tasks. As a result, all information from websites, newsletters, shopping deals, […]

Risks of using the same password and what to do

The majority of websites we access today require a login, which includes a username and password. Be honest with yourself – do you use the same password again and again, because it’s all you think you’re capable of remembering? Often, it’ll be something like a child or pet name, easy to remember because it’s simple right? […]

It’s time to rethink your password strategy

In 2003, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) stated that strong passwords should consist of upper- and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols. However, the institute has now reversed its stance. Find out why and learn what their new recommendations are. The problem The issue isn’t that the NIST advised people to create easy-to-crack […]

Here’s what to remember when buying antivirus software

It’s essential to have antivirus software installed on your business computers to protect these against viruses, malware, ransomware, and spyware, among others. However, not all antivirus programs are created equal. If you’re looking for the best antivirus software, consider the following points. Cost There are free antivirus programs in the market, but they only offer […]

Why should your business use Multi-Factor Authenticator (MFA)?

Whether it’s for business or pleasure, the main security of most accounts you use will typically only be protected by a password. The scary thing about this, is that passwords actually provide very little protection. Once a password has been stolen, hackers can use that to hack into your account.

Why should you be worried about ransomware?

Cyber-crime has risen by 31% over the last year, and it's only increasing. A lot of businesses have the mentality that it won't happen to them, but 43% of attacks happen to small businesses. Hackers target smaller businesses because they are less likely to have security measures in place.

BYOD tips to improve security

Lax bring your own device (BYOD) policies are a growing concern for businesses. If you’re not managing your organization’s BYOD policy properly, it can pose a host of security risks to your company. Below are some of the inherent security risks of BYOD. Loss or theft of devices – Employees often bring their personal devices […]

Tips to keep your business data safe

Losing or compromising data can be disastrous for your business. It can lead to reputational damage, costly lawsuits, and termination of contracts, among others. And because threats to data security are always present online, it’s important to implement tough security measures that will keep your business data safe 24/7. Here are some tried-and-tested methods to […]