PCI-DSS Compliance – What You Need to Know

For the past year, numerous organizations fought to keep their personal data protected from cyberthreats while they hurried to adapt to pandemic-focused shifts in operations and workforce. As cybercrime continues to grow more common, so does the sophistication and quantity of cyberattacks. A Statista report shows that there were over 300 million ransomware attacks in…

4 Myths You Need to Know About Data Backup

People generate 2.5 quintillion bytes of data each day.[1] That’s a consequential amount of information. So, failing to adapt with the ever-changing threat landscape may wipe your share of this data instantaneously. Ransomware more than doubled in frequency in the past year, making up 10% of confirmed breaches.[2] You don’t need to panic even though…

What You Need to Know if Your Business is Attacked by Ransomware

Ransomware attacks are on the rise. This probably isn’t a shock to you, but these numbers might leave you surprised. There were approximately 300 million ransomware attacks globally in 2020 alone.[1] As attacks increase, hackers are demanding even higher ransomware payments. Projections estimate that the annual global cost of ransomware attacks will reach $20 billion…

Software Patches for Days…So What’s a Business to do?

In 2020, there were more than 18,000 software vulnerabilities reported publicly. That number has grown exponentially as we navigate a new digital era of cybercrime, and it equates to lots of software patching. It seems every week we are managing critical security patches that, if ignored, can cause serious vulnerabilities to business data and productivity.…

Think Like a Hacker

The current cyberthreat landscape is changing quickly, with cybercriminals continuously upgrading their skills and methods to overcome security defenses. If you want to outsmart these nefarious hackers, it’s time to start thinking more like them. That means understanding how to create various layered defense methods. This is what Defense in Depth (DiD) is all about.…

Common Security Risk Analysis Myths in the Healthcare Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has been incredibly challenging for the healthcare industry. There has been an unprecidented increase in demand that led in many cases to the collapse of health infrastructures. As if that wasn’t enough, there has been an unprecedented surge in cybercrime. According to new data, the most commonly attacked sector in 2020 was…

Is Your Business Data 100% Recoverable?

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the term Disaster Recovery (DR) has received a lot of attention. Most small businesses and companies have realized the importance of being able to bounce back quickly from a disruptive cyber security event. In 2020, about 80% of small businesses reported having an actionable recovery plan in place.1…

Why are Cybersecurity Attacks Increasing? Four Reasons

The COVID-19 pandemic has clearly impacted businesses and individuals all over the world in one way or another. Nearly overnight, Covid disrupted the way people went about their daily lives and how companies operated. Amidst all this uncertainty, changes to the cyber landscape have been happening at an unprecedented rate. Some of the trends that…

Critical Infrastructure Attacks – A Hidden Danger

Critical Infrastructure (CI) is a word for all of the physical and digital assets that are essential for the smooth functioning of nations all over the globe. The sectors that comprise this critical infrastructure differ from one country to another. For example, in the United States, we consider 16 different sectors to be vital as…