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May 12, 2022

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What is a DDoS Attack, and Why Do I Need to Know Right Now?

April 8, 2022

A DDoS attack is always bad news, and terrifyingly commonplace in our current world. In Q1 of 2022 alone, the Kaspersky DDoS Intelligence system reported approximately 91,052 global DDoS attacks have been launched so far. To make matters worse, Kaspersky also reports 44.34% of all DDoS attacks had their sights set on US-sourced organizations, which…

May 5th is World Password Day — is Yours Secure?

April 6, 2022

Did you know one of the easiest vulnerabilities for a cybercriminal to target when infiltrating your system is your password? 81% of 2021 US data breaches were caused by weak passwords with high credentials according to the Verizon 2021 Data Breach Investigation Report (DBIR). They’re a common human error, but the reason we do it…

Economic Sanctions vs Cybersecurity

April 4, 2022

With growing tensions between the Ukraine and Russia, and the US’s responsive economic sanctions on Russia, you may be surprised to learn how much this can affect the future of cybersecurity. It may not be on the forefront of your mind, but that doesn’t make the impact any less palpable for businesses in the US,…

What are the Top 4 Things You Need to Know to Protect Your Bank from the Next Cyber Invasion?

March 30, 2022

Reading time: 8 minutes  In an era of increased banking options and billions being made by Chase and Bank of America (among others), it shouldn’t surprise anyone that cybercriminals have made financial institutions a lucrative target. But unfortunately, robbing banks is never as easy (or as simple) as walking through the door. That’s just Hollywood…

What are the Top 3 Cybersecurity Events You Can’t Afford to Miss in 2022?

March 28, 2022

Read time: 9 minutes  Whether you are looking for the latest technical expertise or are wanting to build strategic skills to advance your career, various cybersecurity events exist to help you do both. As technology advances and cyber threats increase in sophistication, it’s becoming increasingly essential for IT professionals to stay on top of the…

4 Cybersecurity Career Hacks: A Cheat Sheet for Cybersecurity

March 25, 2022

Read time: 10 minutes Cybersecurity is a hot topic today. Awareness of online threats, viruses, and hackers is on the rise. Like LinkedIn and Bose, big-name companies have fallen victim to cyber-attacks. But there’s a significant shortage of cybersecurity professionals to manage these increasingly urgent issues. Forbes estimated that there will be more than 3.5 million unfulfilled cybersecurity jobs by…

Why Isn’t Your Current Managed Services Provider Qualified ENOUGH…to Protect Your Company’s Data?

March 23, 2022

Reading time: 9 minutes The United States is at an elevated risk for ongoing malicious cyberattacks from abroad. Will they increase in frequency and intensity? Only time will tell.   However, in the past seven years, we’ve had front row seats to several of Russia’s pre-meditated cyberattacks on the Ukraine’s virtual infrastructure. Some attacks are as…

SIEM: How Can it Protect Your Business from the Next Cybersecurity Attack?

February 28, 2022

Reading time: 7 minutes  Cyber threats from abroad are on the rise and ransomware attacks are significantly increasing each year. It’s never been more vital to invest in your cybersecurity infrastructure than it is today. Malicious actors are intentionally capitalizing on our fears and insecurities during moments of crisis.   The COVID-19 pandemic is a prime…

The Ultimate Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) Guide to Saving Your Business Money

February 26, 2022

Reading time: 8 minutes  Ransomware has become one of the highest revenue-generating crimes we’ve ever seen. Last year, 2021, was a record year for ransomware attacks. According to Crowdstrike, the average demand was $6 million. Additionally, the Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas stated, “50 to 70% of ransomware attacks were aimed at small and…

Is Ethical Hacking the Right Cybersecurity Solution for Your Business NOW?

February 25, 2022

Reading time: 5 minutes Would you ever pay someone to infiltrate your computer network, compromise your server, and document your company’s vulnerabilities? For some of us, this sounds too absurd to even consider. However, in some instances, an actual cybersecurity service to break into their systems. It even has a name: ethical hacking. It’s a…

Cybersecurity: What did the International Olympic Committee Learn from One of the Biggest Cybersecurity Disasters in History?

February 24, 2022

Reading Time: 8 minutes Every four years, the world’s greatest athletes come together for one purpose… to capture Olympic Gold. Though the Olympics is a symbol of global peace and unity and has been since its inception, malicious actors are using it to hijack your data and make a handsome profit in the process.   Olympic…

Social Media Scams: How to Protect Yourself from Contributing to the $770 Million Hacker Pension Fund

February 7, 2022

Social media connects us in ways that would have seemed impossible  20 years ago. Now, we can share pictures of our 20th wedding anniversary, buy a secondhand lawnmower, and even hop on group chats with old high school friends simultaneously. It’s a great place to stay in touch, make new friends, and even get a…