Cybercriminals have proven time and again that they are not just after businesses. No matter what kind of user, hackers try to gain access to their sensitive data or lock up their servers and then demand a ransom to release it or sell the data for money. Young, old, rich, poor, big firms, small businesses - all kinds of users have fallen to and experienced this kind of criminal activity. Even … [Read more...] about Why Do Cybercriminals Target Charities?
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There are a lot of factors at play when establishing a vendor risk management program such as the amount of time needed to set it up, the personnel involved and their respective expertise, and an updated knowledge of the regulations applicable. If you're new to the game, you might get overwhelmed by all the facets that you need to take into consideration, so we have compiled a simple … [Read more...] about 6 Steps for Establishing a Successful Vendor Risk Management Program
David opts for the "Remind Me Later" button whenever a notification pops up for a software update - and he's been doing it for the past six months. Sounds familiar? We bet it does because we are all David at some level. Keeping your software updated is one of the most essential steps you can take to keep your website secure but it appears that not many people give it much consideration. A … [Read more...] about 95% of websites risk operating on outdated software with known vulnerabilities
One of the biggest threats your business's data and revenue can face in 2021 is ransomware. Several high-profile companies and large organizations have already fallen victim to this cybercrime worldwide, and the expected damages are predicted to total around $20 billion in the coming year. Moreover, according to recent figures, Cybersecurity Ventures has predicted that ransomware attacks will … [Read more...] about How to Protect Your Business Against Ransomware in 2021
The lockdowns enforced worldwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic have increased people’s social media presence more than ever. Though social media is an excellent way to stay updated with your friends and family’s lives, its rise in popularity has led to increased cybersecurity threats, primarily digital identity theft. To prevent our identity from being misused or ending up in the wrong … [Read more...] about Tips to Protect Your Digital Identity