Monitoring your employees online: Is it a good idea?

The question of monitoring your employees’ computers is a tricky one. Some say such a practice is unethical. But it can also be a way to prevent data breaches. Find out the pros and cons of monitoring your employees’ online behavior by reading this blog. And should you decide your business needs employee monitoring, we […]

What the FBI’s Latest Cybercrime Report Means for Your Business

Your conference calls have eavesdroppers

If you've been relying on tools like Skype, Zoom, or even Microsoft Teams, there's a chance that your private conversations may not be as private as you thought. A recent report by the FBI has shown that cybercriminal attacks have increased to 4,000 reported incidents a day (up from 1,000 reports a day before the lockdown). These attacks range from complex ones such as locking you out of your network and forcing you to pay a ransom, to simpler ones such as listening in on your private conferences and stealing any sensitive information that gets discussed.

New Android malware detected!

If you have an Android device, be careful! An exceptionally dangerous Android malware known as DEFENSOR ID is currently making the rounds in the Google Play Store. The malware exploits the Accessibility Services in an Android device to evade detection by traditional security measures. This threat can put your data and business in jeopardy, so […]

Defending Yourself Against State-Sponsored Cybercrime

FBI Reports on Cybercriminal Trends

A recent statement released on fbi.gov addresses how Beijing has been connected to several recent cyberattacks on United States businesses. Additionally, they detail how the CCP employs an intelligence collection strategy of employing hackers to gather as much information of foreign intellectual property, banking information, and other forms of personal data.

Are your business printers protected against hacks?

When it comes to cybersecurity, you probably think of protecting computers, apps, or online databases first and printers last. Precisely because they’re overlooked in, printers can be exploited by hackers and used as a gateway to infiltrate your systems. Secure your networks against intruders by following these steps. What makes business printers vulnerable to cyberattacks? […]

Keep these in mind when shopping for antivirus software

If you think cybersecurity is only for big organizations, think again. Small- and mid-sized businesses often don’t have the budget for expensive cybersecurity tools, making them easier targets for cybercriminals. Statistics show that cybercrimes continue to increase every year. And with the global pandemic forcing businesses to work from home, protection from cyberthreats such as […]

Security best practices for remote workers

Working from home increases employee autonomy, cuts costs, and ensures the health and safety of the company during the coronavirus pandemic. The problem is, it also increases the likelihood of security breaches since employees are working outside the company’s security perimeter. That’s why you and your staff must adhere to these security best practices. Fortify […]

Autocomplete password risks

Web browsers come with features to improve user experience. One of the most popular ones is auto-fill passwords. These are designed for users to store and automatically use their account credentials to access websites and other applications. While auto-fill passwords are convenient, they come with security risks. Read more. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous […]