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The 2021 Ransomware Statistics, Data, & Trends You Need to Know

It’s a sad reality that ransomware has become so common and that any unprotected company could risk falling victim. Ransomware attacks are a type of malware that blocks access to a computer or a network’s operating systems when activated. Malware is so common that...

Most Common Types of Malware and How to Prevent Them

The word "malware" generates bone-chilling mental images of computers and their operating systems suddenly crashing! And with good reason. Today, everyone relies on their computers and phones to manage their daily lives. As a result, these devices store a lot of...

PCI Compliance 101: Definition and Benefits

How often do you shop online? How many times a day do you make purchases with your credit or debit card? In this day and age, we rarely use cash to pay for anything. We pay for our morning coffee, our monthly rent, and our bills with our credit cards. So, how do we...

Different Types of Penetration Testing

What Are the Different Types of Penetration Testing?To make sure your system is safe against threats, you should perform different types of penetration tests. If you want to get rid of security weaknesses that hackers can exploit, you must first identify...

Common Network Vulnerabilities you need to be aware of

Network vulnerabilities can compromise your entire system. Your sensitive data might get lost, or worse be stolen by cybercriminals and sold. This can severely damage your business’s reputation. Not to mention the financial loss a security breach can incur! Hence,...

IDS vs IPS: Definitions and Why You Need Both

What is the Difference Between IDS and IPS?If you’re a small business owner, the last thing you want is for your firm to fall prey to a cyberattack. The bad news is, the likelihood of this happening has only increased since we started living in a technological age....

The Top 5 Causes of Data Loss in Small Financial Firms

Data loss is a serious issue for all businesses that use any type of computing system - and ones who don’t fit that bill are few and far between. Company data is to companies what gas is to cars, and without it, they would not be able to run. Data loss is a major...