Cyberattacks are a hot-button issue given the state of global affairs. If you’re worried about your company being targeted, the first step is simple: Audit your network environment for risks and identify the most sensitive assets that need to be protected. This will help your business get a read on where your vulnerabilities are and […]
Data is a lucrative target for cybercriminals. If your accounts become compromised, they could access your sensitive data and personal information. Backup programs mitigate the risk that bad actors delete or hold data ransom. Automated programs can even schedule routine backups at an interval to ensure your most recent data is protected. Storing this backup […]
When someone interferes with your interactions with another party typically on a website or application, a man-in-the-middle attack may be involved. It could be monitoring your traffic via a non-secure public Wi-Fi connection or sending you to a compromised website. To stay safe, make sure your URL bar always displays HTTPS when conducting sensitive transactions, […]
Email attachments can be dangerous. They might contain malware that causes an infection when downloaded. Even if you get an attachment from someone you know, think about it before opening it and, if you’re unsure if it’s genuine, follow up with that person separately. Cyberattackers have become skilled at spoofing return addresses to make it […]
The best way to beat a ransomware strike is to prepare for one. Most organizations are unprepared for a breach, which is why they often pay the ransom. Know the best practices of ransomware attacks, the types of scams that are out there and the tricks malicious actors like to pull. If your business notices […]
Phishing is one of the oldest and most effective cyberattack techniques. To reduce your risk of having sensitive data stolen, never click on any emailed or texted links purporting to take you to your account page for a password reset or other modification. Instead, if you’re unsure whether action is merited, navigate to the account […]
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