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How Businesses Can Combat Password Complacency

Passwords – we all know their importance and why they need to be secure. So why do so many people still have trouble with hackers guessing their passwords and getting into their accounts? Well, it seems that not enough people are putting their...

Large Breaches Prompt Focus to Zero-Trust Security

Since the SolarWinds hack that affected multiple government agencies, the U.S desperately needs to explore other options for protecting its networks. That calls for a strategy centered around the idea that an organization should not trust anything....

How Social Engineering Can Improve Your Cybersecurity

You would be forgiven for thinking that social engineering sounds like something from science fiction, but it is very real. Social engineering is one of the most effective tools in a cyber criminal’s arsenal because, quite frankly, hacking a human is...

Hackers Can Ban Your WhatsApp Account Remotely – All They Need Is Your Number

A new vulnerability in WhatsApp allows hackers to suspend and even ban your account without ever needing to access it. That’s concerning coming from a platform with over 2 billion users. The attack is also not very sophisticated either, in fact,...

Why You Need to Invest in Penetration Testing

Cybersecurity is becoming more necessary as our society continues shifting towards digitalization. As a result, cybercrime is increasing rapidly, and companies are realizing the value in securing their systems and networks. Many companies pay a lot of...

One Year Later – How COVID-19 Affected Cybersecurity

Covid took the world by storm roughly a year ago, changing daily life as we knew it. Then, while everyone was busy trying to avoid the virus, cybercriminals were already figuring out how to capitalize on it. The confusion and desperation created a...

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Working in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is a great industry with some of the most fascinating jobs in the world. It is a relatively young field that has seen rapid growth in recent years, with thousands of jobs waiting to be filled. While I’m excited to work in cyber, there...

Nonincognito Mode - How Much Data is Google Collecting on You?

4.66 Billion is the number of users estimated to access the internet. That’s right 4.66 billion. That’s 59.5 percent of the global population, meaning that a majority of people on the planet are actively using the internet in some way, shape, or form....

Unpatched Internet-facing Exchange? Time to Assume Compromise

On March 2nd, 2021, Microsoft released emergency patches for four vulnerabilities for Microsoft Exchange CVE-2021-26855, CVE-2021-26857, CVE-2021-26858, and CVE-2021-27065. At the time, Microsoft warned these vulnerabilities were actively being...

How to Ensure a Data Breach or Cyberattack Doesn’t Become a PR Nightmare

Reputation can make or break a company, and thus special considerations should be made in the wake of cyber incidents. A poorly handled public response after a major cyber incident can lead to exaggerated sell-off of a company’s stocks and the loss of...

Who are Insider Threats | How Do We Prevent Them?

More people are becoming aware of cyber threats and the damage they cause. Topics such as social engineering, phishing, malware, hackers, and others are getting a lot of attention. However, it seems like discussions surrounding cybersecurity are often...

Vendor Risk Management - Forgotten but Not Gone

Vendor Risk Management (VRM), also referred to as Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM), is the process of managing third-party products and services. VRM ensures that the outsourcing of key business functions, such as IT, does not result in disruption...

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