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Cyber Security

Brief Explainer: What is NIST Compliance

Brief Explainer: What is NIST compliance?

Have you ever heard of NIST? It stands for the National Institute of Standards and Technology, which is a non-regulatory government agency that develops technology, metrics, and standards to drive innovation and economic competitiveness at U.S.-based organizations in the science and technology industry. Among other things, NIST produces standards and guidelines to help federal agencies

All you need to know about a Supply Chain Attack

All you need to know about a Supply Chain Attack

The term “supply chain attack” has been in the hackers’ toolbox for a while. But recently, This attack was front and center when an attack on SolarWinds affecting at least 18,000 customers and vendors, and more recently, the attack on USAID. Wikipedia describes a supply chain attack as a cyber-attack that aims to damage an

Five Cybersecurity Trends in 2021

Cybersecurity Trends for 2021

Cybersecurity is probably the hottest topic of modern time. Businesses and individuals are both doing their best to prevent sensitive data leaks and mitigate potential risks. Gartner recently named cybersecurity and regulatory compliance the top two biggest concerns of corporate boards. Actual cybersecurity trends to focus on include the expanding cyber-attack surface, increased usage of ransomware

5 Critical IT Policies to implement

5 IT Policies to implement

The world has changed dramatically during the last year. A lot of businesses switched to remote work, organizations started to migrate more to the cloud and so much more. The sudden move to a more digital workplace requires us to keep a sharp eye on cybersecurity. That’s why your business should have IT policies in

You’ve been hacked! What now?

You've been hacked! What you should do next

Getting hacked is a nightmare scenario that will leave you pulling your hair out. Sometimes, victims are not even aware that they’ve been hacked and this adds an extra layer of anxiety. When you’ve noticed a hint of evidence of suspicious activity with your accounts, don’t waste time and take control of the situation immediately.

Nine Cybersecurity terms businesses should know

9 cybersecurity terms you should know

As a business owner, you are focused on growing your business— from customer service, products, customer services, etc. You aren’t worried about your cybersecurity or your data! But don’t forget about your cybersecurity because it might bite you in the back in the future. A cybersecurity breach can lead to fatal consequences for small and

Avoid leaking your credentials to the Dark web

7 ways to avoid leaking your credentials to the dark web

DarkMarket is the world’s largest illegal marketplace on the Dark Web. Over 500,000 users regularly visited it, and it was known to have counterfeit money, stolen credit card detail, anonymous sim-cards, and malware trade. The good news is that it was recently taken down in an international operation involving Germany, Australia, Denmark, Ukraine, the UK,

5 cybersecurity mistakes to avoid in 2021

5 cybersecurity mistakes

The pandemic has forced us to transform the way we work, and 2021 is no different. With the boost of digital transformation and remote workplaces operating via cloud-based platforms, cybersecurity threats rapidly increased. Making cybersecurity a top priority for businesses. In 2020, 95% of cybersecurity breaches were mistakes made by individuals within the company. In

The death of Adobe Flash: What does it mean for you?

Adobe Flash

What was once a popular tool to create games is now gone. Adobe Flash Player has reached its end last January 1st, 2021. The company first revealed its plans to drop support for Flash in 2017. While Adobe won’t start blocking Flash content until January 12th, significant browsers shut it all down starting on January

5 BYOD Best practices: Keeping your remote work safe

BYOD

As more and more organizations move to work from home, the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) gains traction. In many cases, BYOD solutions can improve productivity, but the downside is that personal device access to a company’s network can cause serious security challenges. Considering the variety of devices used by employees to access work-related systems,

Protect your businessSee NIST's latest tips on dealing with ransomware

With cyberattacks on the rise, your business should be updated on what are the latest trends with security