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 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 [...]

IIoT Security

Why You Need to Strengthen Your IIoT Security

Securing an IIoT network certainly seems inherently challenging, yet doing absolutely nothing and allowing cyber miscreants to pilfer data is not the answer. IIoT, short for Industrial Internet of Things, connects industrial devices to one another, allowing data to be gathered and analyzed to provide important insights and make business [...]

Smart Appliances Security

5 Ways to Keep Smart Appliances Safe from Security Threats

You may not know it, but the electronics embedded in your smart appliances provide an easy place for cybercriminals to breach the security of your home network. Cyber thieves don’t need computers to access your most vital data, instead, they may use robot networks or botnets within your appliances. Botnet [...]