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Ten IT Risks Managers Should Take Seriously

If you are a business manager, you will need to make sure that you are not only complying with the data protection regulations and law, but will also have to protect the company’s main assets: information. If the IT system is not maintained and updated regularly, and it is vulnerable to insider or outsider attacks, […]

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Protecting Your Data From Cybercrime

Technology is an enabler and we’re running our businesses smarter and more efficiently than ever before. Devices such as tablets like iPads and smartphones keep us connected wherever we may be and what this means is we’re spending a lot more time online. For example the average American spends 24 hours online every week. The […]

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The GDPR: What On Earth Is It And Do You Need To Be Worried?

If you are the owner of a business or just curious about data security and the protection of your personal data, you might have stumbled across the term GDPR. Business owners definitely need to be aware of what this is and why it’s important. But even if you don’t own a business, the GDPR could […]

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What small business owners should know about Cybersecurity?

Data security is critically important for all kinds businesses. Regardless of company size and nature of the products and services, company owners have to pay attention to secure their IT infrastructure. Installation of CCTV cameras and sophisticated door locks are not enough when it comes to protecting private business data from hackers and online data […]

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How to prepare your start-up for the GDPR

GDPR stands for the General Data Protection Regulation, which will be launched in the UK and Europe in May, 2018. The GDPR will switch with the 1995 Data Protection Directive, meaning that it will affect how all business store and share data. The purpose of this different legislation is to harmonise data privacy laws throughout […]

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Tips to Secure Your Company Both Physically and Virtually

If you think your business is safe from crime and burglary, you’re turning a blind eye to your company’s security. According to a 2015 FBI Crime Report, there were 283,820 robberies in 2015 and only 16 percent accounted for residences. But that’s only part of the equation. There’s more at risk than burglars forcing their […]

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IoT Security: How Can I Save My Data?

There has been a lot of talks and worldwide recognition over the concept of the Internet of Things. But new users always want to know “What is it? How does it work? How is it beneficial towards our lives?” Some of these questions can be left unanswered by other Let this guide educate you on […]

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5 Things EVERYONE Needs to Know About Cybersecurity

If you think that cybersecurity is something that only people who work in IT need to understand and think about, it’s time to reconsider your stance. Hackers and cybercriminals are out there in their droves. They want your personal data and ideally your money too. The easiest people for them to target are those who […]

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Protecting Your Business Site From Malware

Whether you’re starting a business and have just launched your website or you’ve had a business site for a couple of years, you might assume that your site (and your computer) is as secure as possible. Although most computers and other devices have adequate security software installed when you purchase them, such software is still […]

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Times Have Changed. Why Hasn’t Your Cybersecurity?

Chances are, if you have a newer vehicle, you start your car with an electronic key fob these days. And you may also unlock your garage or front door with an electronic keypad. You use these updated security systems for your home and auto… yet your computer networks still utilize ancient firewalls. Why? Hackers and […]

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Assuring Your Customers That Your Website Is Safe and Secure

The Internet may be a much more accepted medium today, but it is still met with some scepticism. And, so it should be! After all, there are a number of fake websites out there that have been designed merely to scam people. Of course, this makes life a little bit more difficult for genuine businesses. […]

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Security Mistakes You’ll Wish You Never Made

You do need to be wary of security issues in your business. A problem with security, be it a hack or a system crash will result in a loss of support from your customers. You will be perceived as untrustworthy. That’s a difficult label to shake, and it is one that, ultimately, could drag your […]

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7 Data Security Tips to Keep Your Small Business Safe

Whenever you hear of the term cyber-crime, you probably associate it with big businesses and corporations. After all, why would anyone target your small enterprise? Thinking like this could prove to be damaging and possibly catastrophic. Small businesses are increasingly becoming the victims of cyber-attacks. In fact, Symantec reported that out of all the cyber-attacks […]

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Legacy Modernization in the Age of Cyberattacks

It is impossible to ignore the recent cyberattacks on both public and private companies. From the WannaCry ransomware attack that wreaked havoc around the world, to the latest Equifax, SEC, and Deloitte cyberattacks, it seems as if these events are becoming more commonplace. Cyberattacks are extremely costly to any organization. From the cost of the […]

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Big and bad: how the Mirai botnet pulls off its massive DDoS attacks

There has been much hand wringing, teeth gnashing and, yes, frantic typing over the Mirai botnet. With what it’s managed to pull off in its relatively short life-span, rightfully so. Much of what has been said about this new breed of record-busting botnet has focused on what it’s done, however, rattling off the attacks on […]

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