Category: Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity has taken the forefront on the global stage, and it’s more important than ever for companies to protect their sensitive data. Challenges such as bring your own device (BYOD), shadow IT, and social engineering further complicate the everyday cyberthreat. Look here for the latest news and best practices that can help you reduce your organization’s risk.

What’s the Deal with the Krack Attack?

Recently, you may have heard about the “Krack” Wi-Fi vulnerability that has the potential to affect literally every connected device on the planet. What really is Krack? Could it affect your business operations? If so, what should you do about it?

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Preventing Social Engineering Hacks

Cyberattackers often try to gain entry to critical IT systems through the various electronic entry points and backdoors left by the programmers who created them. Some hackers take the human approach, which can be much simpler, and attempt to get password and network access information by calling employees directly and impersonating their IT colleagues.

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CFOs Are Increasingly Responsible for Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is a top concern of businesses today. While often thought of as an IT issue, cyberdefense tactics often have surprising overlaps with business strategies inherent to the finance department. As a result, more chief financial officers (CFOs) are becoming cybersecurity custodians.

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The Biggest Data Breaches of 2017 (So Far …)

With reported data breaches increasing by a staggering 40%, we thought 2016 was bad. 2016 was also the year that Yahoo earned the dubious distinction of the biggest data breach ever (1 billion accounts affected). In 2017, the breaches keep coming … and we’ve still got a little over three months left.

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Beware of Hurricane Harvey Phishing Scams

Whenever disaster strikes, there are some people who view the tragedy as an opportunity to take financial advantage. The recent devastation in the wake of Hurricane Harvey is no exception, and cybercriminals are perpetrating scams seeking to exploit the good nature of their victims.

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Cybersecurity News You May Have Missed

There’s always something new going on in the world of cybersecurity! We’ve rounded up a few items that you may have missed in the past couple of weeks, from spyware invading apps to new car hacks to FBI recommendations for private businesses.

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