Edge Computing

How to Deal with Edge Computing Security Concerns

The rise of edge computing, particularly in smart cities and large facilities, has led to new approaches to securing networks and devices. The rapid digitization of industrial machinery in recent years such as in self-driving cars has opened up concerns about machines getting hacked. Here are ways security is improving [...]

Edge Security

Understanding the New Direction of Edge Security

The proliferation of smartphones and IoT devices has created a need for edge security, which protects hardware and software associated with a network. It’s specifically used for edge computing, in which computing occurs at a network’s outer edge via the cloud. Here’s a look at how edge technology protects business [...]

Smart Home Cybersecurity

10 Ways to Improve Your Smart Home Security

Some of the major advantages to adopting smart technology for your home are that it can make your home safer and you can monitor it while you’re away. Each year, there are amazing new smart products being brought to the market. Here’s a look at smart technology that can add [...]

Smart Homes

Cybersecurity Risks for Smart Homes

Increased Internet of Things (IoT) tech means an increased hackable surface area for cybercriminals. The more devices you have, the more opportunities hackers have. Proprietary information can be stolen. HVAC systems can be deliberately set too low or too high. People can be locked out of a home or an [...]

Ransomware Attack

Kaseya Launches Patches to Address Security Loopholes

A ransomware attack prompted Kaseya to roll out new patches as a means of securing customers. Specifically, the Virtual System Administrator, or VSA, was exploited by cybercriminals. Potentially, 1,500 or more businesses worldwide were affected by ransomware owing to holes in associated security. Kaseya told customers that were suspected of being infected [...]

Colonial Pipeline Hack

Colonial Ransomware Attack Forces New Security Regulations

Today’s most deviant hackers have the capability to shut down huge entities, which was the case in May 2021 with the Colonial Pipeline hack. The nation’s largest pipeline for gas and oil products was the target of cybercriminals who demanded $5 million in ransom in order for Colonial to regain [...]

Ransomware Attack

Kaseya Ransomware Attack: What You Need to Know So Far

What Happened? Recently, there was a ransomware attack on Kaseya, a tech company out of Miami whose primary services involve providing a worldwide customer base with tech management solutions. The group that did the attack is called REvil, and they’re reputed to have been responsible for shutting down both a [...]

Zero Trust Security

Zero-Trust Security: What It Is and Why You Need It

The prevalence of distributed teams and the influx of IoT devices into organizational networks require continuous verification of all users and devices as they use applications and access data. A zero-trust access approach is necessary for network administrators to protect networks and applications. A robust access control technology is needed [...]

Data Security

Detecting and Preventing Data Security Breaches: What You Should Know

When it comes to data security, many businesses aren’t up to par. Just take a look at some of the ones in the media over the past few years. It took those companies months to figure out that there was something wrong! For example, Verifone had a data breach for [...]

Data Loss Prevention

Data Loss Prevention Strategies You Should Use in Your Business

Data plays a huge role in organizational operations today, irrespective of industry. While digital technologies greatly promote automation and cost-efficiency, they nevertheless pose a considerable risk for your company’s confidential data, such as customer databases, trade secrets, and financial information. Related: All You Need to Know About Ransomware and Ways [...]