July 2020

Online shopping? Watch out for these red flags

By |2020-07-30T12:18:46-04:00July 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Online shopping? Watch out for these red flagsWho doesn’t like online shopping? Online shopping has opened up a whole new world to us. Get whatever you want, whenever you want, without wandering from store to store. It doesn’t matter if it is too hot to venture outside or if there’s a blizzard out there, you [...]

DNS Cache poisoning: What every SMB must know

By |2020-07-23T12:06:42-04:00July 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

DNS Cache poisoning: What every SMB must knowIn one of the most common poisoning attacks, the attacker poisons the DNS Cache with the aim of leading visitors to a fake website. In a DNS cache poisoning case, the attacker gains control of the DNS server and then manipulates cache data such that anyone typing the [...]

Protecting yourself against poison attacks

By |2020-07-16T12:00:37-04:00July 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Protecting yourself against poison attacksData poisoning by way of logic corruption, data manipulation and data injection happen when the attacker finds a way to access your data set. The kind of poison attack varies depending on the level of access the attacker is able to achieve Here’s what you can do to ensure such access [...]

Poison Attacks: A quick overview

By |2020-07-09T11:53:27-04:00July 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Poison Attacks: A quick overviewSmart technology is everywhere. Not just in our offices, but even in our day-to-day lives with tools like Google Home and Alexa becoming a commonplace. With technology becoming smarter every minute, the risks are increasing by the minute as well. Cybercriminals are finding new ways to corrupt our IT networks to [...]

Employee training and Cybersecurity

By |2020-07-02T11:45:46-04:00July 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Employee training & CybersecurityEmployee training will form a big part of the cybersecurity initiative that you will take on as an organization. You need to train your employees to identify and respond correctly to cyberthreats. Here are some employee training best practices that you can make a part of your cybersecurity training program.Create an IT [...]

June 2020

Strengthening your cybersecurity policies

By |2020-06-25T11:38:23-04:00June 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Strengthening your cybersecurity policiesFormulating strong IT policies and laying down the best practices for your staff to follow is one of the best ways to prevent your business from becoming a victim of cybercrime. In this blog, we explore the various areas your IT policy should ideally cover.Passwords: Your IT policy should cover Rules regarding [...]

Why do you need a top-down approach to IT security?

By |2020-07-02T11:04:29-04:00June 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

For any organization, its employees are its biggest assets. But, what happens when your biggest assets turn out to be your greatest threats or liabilities? That is how cybercrime can change the game. In a recent study, it came to light that employee actions account for about 70% of the data breaches that happen. This [...]

Is the Cloud really risk-free?

By |2020-06-04T11:15:08-04:00June 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Is the Cloud really risk-free?The Cloud presents plenty of benefits that make it a very attractive choice, especially for SMBs who don’t want to be burdened with higher in-house IT costs, putting your data in the Cloud is not risk-free. Just as storing data on physical servers has its security threats, the Cloud presents certain [...]

Things to consider before switching to the Cloud

By |2020-06-03T11:00:11-04:00June 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Things to consider before switching to the CloudMore and more businesses are switching to the Cloud to store their data and rightly so. The Cloud offers numerous benefits over the traditional, physical on site server. For example, Anytime, anywhere access to your data: Information in the Cloud can be accessed from anywhere using an internet [...]