Internet of Things (IoT) devices are notorious for their lack of security features, making them attractive to hackers who can use them as soft access points to reach critical systems on the wider corporate network. In addition, these devices may be invisible to corporate IT administrators. For these reasons alone, companies should forbid employees from […]
Multi-factor authentication, or MFA, adds a second layer of security to your website. It requires an authorized user to not only enter their password, but also a second piece of information only they have access to. An account protected by MFA is virtually impossible to compromise. Even if an attacker somehow discovers your username and […]
Organizations of all types and sizes need an online presence to be found. But is a Facebook page all you need? Going with Facebook exclusively may seem like a good idea – after all, your audience is probably quite familiar with this platform, and there are over 2.4 billion monthly active users on Facebook. Plus, […]
Cyber criminals who deal in ransomware typically will capture and encrypt sensitive data and then demand payment from victims to decrypt it. To expedite the transaction, the payment demand comes with the threat of exposing increasing volumes of captured information to the public and raising the ransom amount if the deadline is not met.
Even if you think you’ve done everything right, there’s always a chance your website will be hacked. If that occurs, the faster you find out and do something about it, the better off you and your visitors will be. An attacker with control of your website can do a lot of damage to your visitors, […]
According to the Wordfence Threat Intelligence team, one of the most frequent types of attacks against WordPress websites in 2020 was the malicious login attempt. This type of attack includes credential stuffing using lists of stolen credentials, dictionary attacks, and traditional brute-force attacks. Credential stuffing is the automated injection of breached username/password pairs in order […]
A web application firewall is software that filters out malicious requests and content from your website, which protects your visitors from harm, as well as safeguards your intellectual property and the time and expense that went into developing your website. The firewall software resides on the same server as your website. Among the common types […]
Ransomware has become one of the biggest perils haunting the web. According to The Coveware Quarterly Ransomware Report, not only are ransomware attackers going after larger companies, the average ransomware payment has risen to $233,817 – a 31% increase from this time last year. Key Take-way from the Report “The biggest change over the past […]
Blogs have grown in popularity over the years. The success of these online journals and their power to build communities has also grabbed the attention of corporate marketers as a potentially potent business tool. Various estimates put the number of blogs worldwide in the tens of millions. Much of this “blogosphere” consists of personal journals, […]
According to a new survey of more than 4,000 consumers conducted by Mitel, a global business communications provider, there is a positive shift in the quality of the Customer Experience (CX), even as digital engagement among consumers has increased during the pandemic.