Combat phishing with Microsoft 365 Defender

Phishing might sound complicated, but the basic concept is simple: deception. Criminals try to trick you into revealing personal information or clicking on dangerous links. This blog will equip you with the knowledge to recognize phishing attempts and leverage Microsoft 365 Defender’s advanced protection to stay safe online. The rising tide of phishing attacks Phishing […]

How cyber insurance protects your business

The heightened prevalence of cyberattacks has significantly amplified the vulnerability of small businesses. This increased risk is attributed to the sensitive data they store, such as customer information and intellectual property, paired with potentially less robust security systems compared to those of larger enterprises. While traditional measures such as firewalls, data backups, and regular cybersecurity […]

How to safeguard protected health information

Protected health information (PHI) includes medical records, lab results, diagnoses, treatment plans, and payment details. As healthcare continues to move toward digital platforms and data sharing, it is crucial to have the following measures in place to safeguard PHI from cyberattacks. Perform regular risk assessments To keep PHI safe, healthcare organizations must identify potential vulnerabilities […]

Applying NIST guidelines to improve password security

When it comes to password generation and security, many people tend toward bad practices, such as passwords based on their birthday or using the same password across different accounts. These practices can compromise the integrity of your passwords and, by extension, the security of the systems and data those passwords are meant to protect. Fortunately, […]

5 Most common weak points hackers use to breach your systems

With technology advancing at a breakneck pace, new threats are constantly emerging, making it difficult for organizations to batten down the hatches and secure their systems. To help you better protect your organization’s sensitive information and assets, we’ve identified the top five entry points hackers use to infiltrate systems. Social engineering Social engineering is a […]

A guide to watering hole attacks: Recognizing the danger and bolstering your digital armor

Watering hole attacks are one of the most common types of cyberattacks that can pose a significant threat to both individuals and organizations. In this guide, we will discuss what watering hole attacks are, how they work, and, most importantly, how you can protect yourself against them. What is a watering hole attack? The term […]

Fortify your defenses: 5 Cybersecurity trends for 2024

The digital frontier is a bustling marketplace, but it’s also a battleground for malicious actors. As we enter 2024, business owners can’t afford to be complacent. Hackers are refining their tactics, and new threats emerge daily. But fear not. Here’s your essential guide to the five major cybersecurity trends shaping the coming year. By knowing […]

Holiday hustle: A strategic guide to securing your business against hackers

The holiday season is a time for joy, family, and, unfortunately, increased cyberattacks. With the festive frenzy comes a surge in online shopping, travel, and financial transactions, making businesses ripe targets for opportunistic hackers. But fear not, here are top tips to fortify your digital defenses and ensure a merry and secure holiday season. Fortify […]

Why firmware updates are essential for business security

Firmware, the invisible but integral software that powers our devices, is often an overlooked aspect of a business’s cybersecurity strategy. This article explores why updating your firmware is paramount for securing your business against potential threats. What does firmware do? Before we dive into the significance of firmware updates, it’s crucial to understand what firmware […]

Setting up a guest Wi-Fi network in your office

Does your office regularly get visitors? Chances are that many of these visitors ask to connect to your Wi-Fi for different reasons. In any case, an improper Wi-Fi setup can lead to a frustrating experience for them, and worse, it can put your sensitive data at risk of falling into the hands of malicious entities. […]