What Threat Do Cyberattacks Pose to Small Business?

More attention has been paid to cybersecurity efforts in recent years. From the Cybersecurity Act of 2021 to greater investments in technology and innovation, we’re finding ways to invest in online safety. While you may think that ransomware only hits big organizations with large pockets and data wipers are better used against massive databases, small … Read more

Avoiding DDoS Attacks in 2022

It’s one of the most frustrating interruptions to a workday when your website or service crashes right at peak traffic times. This can be as simply solved as restarting its power source, or as sinister as a denial-of-service attack that’s targeting your business. DoS attacks, and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks wherein the threat comes from … Read more

How to Keep the Healthcare Industry Cyber-Safe

Any industry can be targeted by cybercriminal activity, but lately healthcare businesses have noticed a particular surge in their victimization. It’s not only their own information at risk, but databases full of client information that could be exposed without adequate privacy measures set to protect it. Read on to discover what challenges the healthcare industry … Read more

Why Are Businesses Using VPNs?

Over the past several years, the pandemic has forced businesses to rely on remote working structures. As Covid trends peaked and valleyed, businesses found in-person work was too dependent on local regulations and expectations. Remote options are less afflicted by the ongoing change that continues even into 2022. While working from home is more popular … Read more

The Role of Cybersecurity Amidst Global Tension

All eyes are on the Russia-Ukraine crisis right now. The situation continues to escalate; and while most of the world has been keeping tabs on the evolving political situation, the world of cybersecurity has also grown concerned that the conflict will spark new waves of cyberattacks against critical infrastructure. How exactly is the situation unfolding … Read more

Biometrics: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?

As artificial intelligence becomes more commonplace in both cybersecurity and cybercriminal behavior, security experts are developing new and innovative ways to verify user identities. Proving that you’re really the account owner has become more and more necessary as cybercriminals develop practices like deepfaking to disguise people in video or picture and fool AI recognition. Multi-factor authentication is … Read more

Where Is Face Recognition Heading in 2022?

Facial recognition software is one of the many ways that artificial intelligence, often referred to as simply AI, has become widely used. Face ID logs you into your smart phone or certain accounts, and it plays a role in two-factor authentication too. This makes it easy to securely sign into your accounts and even your … Read more

Why Employees Are Lax About Cybersecurity (And What to Do About It)

As more businesses see the benefits of regular cybersecurity training, employees may notice an uptick in phishing tests and awareness meetings. Yet despite these becoming more common, you may notice that people’s performances tend to slip over time, or maybe there are a few employees who just can’t seem to get the hang of the … Read more

Better Breach Protection for Businesses

It’s one of your worst fears as a business owner: The idea that a hacker will target your company and breach its network to access or steal confidential files and information. Technological advancements have made breach protection capabilities more cutting-edge than ever before, but unfortunately that also makes cybercriminals more savvy when it comes to … Read more

Technology Errors and Omissions Insurance: What You Need to Know

The global information technology industry reached $5 trillion in 2019. As the industry keeps growing, it will also continue diversifying, with emerging technologies like blockchain, cloud, virtual reality and more. Despite a wide range of specialties, all tech companies have one thing in common: they need technology errors & omissions insurance. Errors & omissions (E&O) … Read more