A 2017 Verizon study determined that 43 percent of cyberattacks were social engineering scams. Perhaps one of the scariest things about this type of attack is that firewalls, antiviruses and other software cannot guarantee protection from them.
The frequency of ransomware attacks exploded between 2016 and 2017, and there’s no sign that they’re just going to disappear any time soon. Quite the opposite, actually: hackers are designing even more complex attacks that are harder to identify and remove. Use this information to understand how they work and avoid them.
Since March 1, 2017, most businesses in New York State were required to implement a cybersecurity policy thanks to a New York cybersecurity law entitled 23 NYCRR Part 500. On February 15, 2018, affected businesses must submit their first compliance certification to the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS).
Hackers are no strangers to the fact that online holiday shopping is going to reach record levels this year. They know it’s the perfect opportunity to exploit unsuspecting consumers who are looking to find the best deals. Keep these computer security tips in mind to stay ahead of the crooks.
Although it’s a vital cybersecurity device for both personal and business usage, we often find our clients asking us, “What is a firewall?” In this blog, we’ll discuss what firewalls are, and why every business, small or large, should have one.
Cyberattacks can potentially cripple small businesses, the lifeblood of the American economy. For that reason, the United States Senate passed the Main Street Cybersecurity Act, which aims to reduce small business’ cybersecurity risks. Here’s what you need to know.
If your business has a website, you have a responsibility to keep both your company’s and your customers’ personal information secure. One of the easiest ways to do this is by installing an SSL certificate to your website. What is an SSL certificate, you ask? We have the answer.
Two factor authentication, also known as 2FA, is absolutely one of the best ways to protect your online accounts from hackers. However, since there are three main authentication methods, many people are left wondering: is it best to use an app, email or SMS message as an authentication factor?
Of all the common cyberattacks we see, phishing is perhaps the most dangerous because there is no single, foolproof way to prevent it. Rather than ask, “What is phishing?” after you’ve already fallen victim, learn to stay ahead of the hackers.
Credit card fraud is on the rise, and, unfortunately, small businesses are top targets. No matter the type of product or service your business sells, it’s potentially susceptible to fraud. That’s why it’s important to recognize and avoid today’s common scams.