One of the core elements of securing your company’s network is a firewall.
Firewalls control network traffic flow by determining whether to accept or discard a packet that passes through it based on predetermined security rules.Read More
There’s a good chance that you’ve probably heard the headlines before:
Don’t let the people on the dark web get ahold of your information.
The dark web is a mysterious place.
You can protect your information against appearing on the dark web.
It turns out that all of these statements are scare tactics.
Spoiler alert: Your information is probably on the dark web.
The good news is that you can take action to prevent that information from being useful.Read More
Malware. A data breach. Viruses.
These are just a few of the cybersecurity threats that lurk near your business, waiting to cost you money and damage your reputation.
One can get a glimpse at how serious a security event is by knowing whether the event must be reported to anyone.Read More
Even though it’s more than a year away, now is the time to think about moving away from Windows Server 2008.
Microsoft has announced Jan. 14, 2020, as the end-of-life date for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2.
Let’s take a look at what the term “end of life” means and how you can migrate your business to a more secure server.Read More
Start digging around about how to protect your data, and you’ll be soon drowning in a mix of apps, websites, and vocabulary terms that are difficult to understand.
Instead, simplify the process.
Here is a list of seven ways to safeguard your data.Read More
If you’re still using the Windows 7 operating system, it’s time to prepare to switch to an updated version.
Microsoft has revealed the end-of-life date for Windows 7: Jan. 14, 2020.
Let’s take a look at what it means when a software product reaches its end of life, as well as what you can do to prepare for this deadline.Read More
More Americans experienced a data breach in 2017 than ever before. The results of a study conducted by Javelin Strategy & Research show that 16.7 million Americans had their identities compromised, resulting in a loss of $16.8 billion.
The study also found that consumers are losing trust in institutions, shifting “the perceived responsibility for preventing fraud from themselves to other entities, such as their financial institution or the companies storing their data.”
One of the biggest trends the study found is that account takeover tripled over the past year. Victims pay an average of $290 out of pocket and spend 16 hours on average to resolve the situation.Read More
How can you boost efficiency in your business?
One way is through a system called open-book management.
Open-book management is great for companies the emphasize transparency. In this system, everyone can see the company’s books. Therefore, everyone shares an interest in the workings of the business.
By seeing, tracking, and forecasting key numbers, everyone gains an understanding of what is driving the business forward—or causing it to lose steam.Read More
More than 7 out of 10 companies in the United States have suffered a data breach over the past few years, according to Thales.
With seemingly more stories of data breaches popping up, business leaders must decide whether to adopt new technology and risk things going wrong or wait while competitors potentially get ahead.
To help businesses, Security Forum has developed its Threat Horizon 2019 report. It looks at nine threats caused by technology change that organizations may face over the next three years and how to address them.Read More
You may be asking yourself several questions about cloud computing the more you hear about it.
After all, a RightScale survey shows enterprises are leveraging multiple clouds to do business.
There’s a lot of buzz around cloud computing, and rightfully so. Let’s take a look at the most common questions about cloud computing.Read More