Cybercriminals Can Be More Organized than You Think

Cybercriminals Can Be More Organized than You Think

When you picture cybercrime, what goes through your mind? Do you see a hacker in a dark hoodie sitting in the corner of a room with lines of code furiously buzzing across the computer screen? If so, we have some news for you; cybercrime is anything but this perception. Let’s examine organized cybercrime and why it’s important for your business to take its growth into a full-blown industry seriously.

Enhancing Your Organization’s Email Security Is a Good Plan

Enhancing Your Organization’s Email Security Is a Good Plan

Email plays a critical role in the communications infrastructure of any business, and therefore it is extremely important to shore up its defenses so hackers cannot take advantage of it as an outlet into your network. It’s true that most businesses don’t understand just how important email security is, and if it’s not addressed, it could be quite costly for your organization.

The Value of Getting Professionals to Handle Your Cybersecurity

The Value of Getting Professionals to Handle Your Cybersecurity

Adept (noun): someone who is a professional at a given task, possesses knowledge needed to be successful in completing said task. While this level of skill is important to cultivate in all aspects of business, it is perhaps most important where cybersecurity is involved. Let’s go over a few practices you can adopt and adjust to improve your business’ network security—specifically, in terms of bringing professional-level expertise on for assistance.

3 Reasons Cybersecurity is Extremely Important

3 Reasons Cybersecurity is Extremely Important

Today’s blog might seem a bit simple, and that’s because it is. Your network security is going to play a huge part in the operations and functionality of your business, whether you realize it or not. In fact, your network security might be the only thing keeping your business in proper working order. We’re going to discuss some of the less-obvious reasons why security is beneficial for businesses like yours.

Ransomware, hacking, and data privacy dominated cybersecurity in 2021.

Hacks, ransomware and data privacy dominated cybersecurity in 2021

Throughout 2021, Cyberattacks/ Ransomware dominated the headlines. They cause massive disruptions to government institutions, large enterprises, and even supply chains for critical products like fuel and meat. The year began on a poor note in terms of security. In January, the FBI, the National Security Agency, and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency all suspected that Russia was behind an attack on SolarWinds, a Texas-based firm whose software was used by everyone from the federal government to railways, hospitals, and large tech firms.

Exploring the Benefit of a CISO

Exploring the Benefit of a CISO

With cybercrime more prevalent than ever, the importance of keeping your business protected cannot be overstated. In fact, it is so important that there’s a C-suite level role dedicated to it: the Chief Information Security Officer—the CISO. While such a position is fairly common amongst enterprise organizations, smaller businesses might not be able to implement this role in their own hierarchy… at least, not without assistance.

This nefarious malware might monetize your internet traffic.

cyberattack might be selling off your internet bandwidth

In a previously unreported trend, cybersecurity experts have identified a new malware family (cyberattack) that is syphoning from their victims’ bandwidth. It is the same way as crypto mining malware attempts to monetize the victims’ CPU cycles. According to recent data from Cisco’s Talos intelligence division, threat actors have begun to abuse internet-sharing programs. They are known as proxyware, such as Honeygain (see their rebuttal at the end of this post), Nanowire, and others.