Progressive SMBs are defined by how they use technology to achieve business growth. From acquiring new customers to managing suppliers to exceeding sales quotas, IT helps a lot. But traditional hardware and software solutions are expensive to purchase and support.
As IT security consultants, we’re stuck between a rock and a hard place. Managed IT services providers (MSPs) such as ours want to provide clients with enterprise-level IT, but that requires that we specialize in overwhelmingly intricate technology. Explaining even the most fundamental aspects of cybersecurity would most likely put you to sleep instead of […]
There’s no silver bullet for online security, especially when it comes to user authentication. And enterprises aren’t alone in the struggle to keep up with the needs and demands of authentication. At the center of all of this lies user behavior and the challenge it presents to security.
Do you remember the movie “Die Hard”? Arguably the best Christmas movie ever. All kidding aside, this movie has a great correlation into Security best practices. Before we go into that, let’s recap. The bad guys in the movie were going to steal $640M in bearer bonds.
Digital transformation is happening and with it comes the pain of disruption. For many organizations around the world, it looks like this: your workforce is increasingly mobile, employees are using a variety of devices to access your network, and utilizing potentially an unknown amount of cloud services and applications.
Can you name five cybersecurity best practices? Most people can’t, and few of those who can, actually follow them. Unfortunately, cyberattacks are far too common to be lax about staying safe online. Your identity could be stolen, or even worse, you could expose private information belonging to your company’s clients.
Every October, we celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). This NCSAM, the five weeks of October are focused on five separate cybersecurity themes: simple steps to online safety, cybersecurity in the workplace, prediction for tomorrow’s internet, consider a career in cybersecurity, and critical infrastructure.
We know adversaries have the expertise and tools necessary to take down critical infrastructure and systems that cripple entire regions. These critical systems are essential to our global economy, physical security, and health. We rely on them to provide electricity in our homes; transportation to work and play, a secure place for our lifesavings, as well as a communication systems to stay in touch with people we love.
I recently heard a news story about a survey in which people were asked whether they would prefer the ability to fly or to be invisible. Sure, it was a silly question*, but it was interesting to hear why people made their choices. The majority chose flight.
There is a recurring theme at Black Hat every year: security researchers come together and show the world how to hack into systems and things. This year was no exception.
The sheer size of the cyber-attack surface becomes more daunting by the day. Networks now connect data centers and on-premise hardware to private and public clouds and IoT devices operating at the network edge, exposing more potential entry points and increasing vulnerability.