In 2017 Hackers abound and we are all aware of it. However be aware that during the holiday season hackers are extra giving…of phishing attempts, malware, and Trojans, which all help them steal from you or your favorite retailer due to our laziness and lack of knowledge. Below are a list of a dirty dozen things to look out for as we enter the holiday shopping season.Details
The definition of Big Data is usually that which refers to the practise of accumulation of extraordinary Big Data from a variety of different sources and then converting that data towards learning new data or towards supply of valuable services.
Big Data has been used by private organizations for a long time. Retailers utilize it to decide client conduct and influence shopping propensities. Insurance agencies depend on Big Data to endeavor to figure out who the most secure drivers and most advantageous individuals are. And a wide range of organizations purchase and pitch this information to each other, trying to dig it for data about their clients that they can use for monetary preferred standpoint.Details
Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure are two of the biggest names in public cloud computing. Which one is right for you? To help you make that decision, let’s talk about what each provider brings to the public cloud table, and key differences between them.Details
The NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre), which completes one year, has made this observation in its first annual review.
The NCSC was launched in October 2016 with an objective to help UK’s “…critical services from cyber attacks, manage major incidents, and improve the underlying security of the UK Internet through technological improvement and advice to citizens and organisations.” The National Cyber Security Centre supports critical organizations, the public sector, industry and small and medium enterprises (SMEs).Details
The Internet powers the United States’ critical infrastructure. Every day, Americans connect to the national grid without realizing it. Consumers use their smartphones, tablets, and computers to conduct online banking or place an online medication order using a medical insurance provider, for example. Similarly, truckers, chemists, politicians, and others all interact with the U.S. critical infrastructure whenever they connect to their companies’ networks.Details
Wireless is no longer something that we might use while staying in our hotel or sitting in the local coffee shop. Today mobile devices require ubiquitous wireless connectivity. That convenience can make our online experience better and faster. The prevalence of wireless access points everywhere we go has increased revenue for retailers and allowed us…Details
Helpful Links: National Cyber Security Awareness Month – Information, events, content, blogs, and infographics Cybersecurity in the Work Place Infographic – Every business faces cybersecurity challenges, no matter the industry or size. Take these steps to proactively protect your customers, employees and intellectual property – and by extension your business’ reputation and success.Details
National Cyber Security Awareness Month week 4 theme is: The Internet Wants You: Consider a Career in Cybersecurity. Considering the cybersecurity skill shortage, (Frost & Sullivan and (ISC)2 found that the global cybersecurity workforce will have more than 1.5 million unfilled positions by 2020) we should be encouraging students to enter into a cybersecurity career. However,…Details
With the increasing exploits and attacks of the past year it’s shown us that security needs to be treated as commodity in an organization. Just as there’s coffee in the break room there should be security in your processes. The culture of security needs to be built into the design process itself and today it’s just as important as both marketing and sales. We’ve seen major breaches occur this year which have destroyed organizations reputations, revenue streams and careers.Details
Wireless is here to stay and becoming more and more pervasive. Understanding wireless and the risks and vulnerabilities involved with its use are crucial concerns for your organization’s security staff. We have all heard the horror stories associated with a company’s Wi-Fi used to breach their security. The most famous case is the TJ Maxx…Details
Every week it seems like we’re hearing more and more companies are getting hacked. It was a major event in the 2016 US election, and likely will continue to have an influence in the political sphere. Entertainment companies, especially, seem to be the target of hackers who then hold unreleased content for ransom. Cybersecurity services and technology are expanding at blazing speeds, and it’s important for you to keep up with them. Here are a few cybersecurity trends that companies and organizations have had to monitor in 2017.Details
It doesn’t matter if you are a CEO, accountant, or dog trainer – everyone needs to be secure online. October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) and one of the main goals of the event is for us “security experts” to think of new ways we can educate our family, friends, and peers to be secure online. Even with all the technology available to businesses now, we still find the human element of security to be the weakest link.Details
When the news that Equifax had a data breach was first to come out, people initially thought that “This is very bad.” In the days since then, the news has not gotten much enhanced. The implications are fundamentally permanent. Since the breach affected 143 million Americans and thousands of Canadians more than half of all the adults who live in the respective countries. But what we need to assume that our most private data is no longer secure.Details
You can’t read anything about online security without noting the problem is getting bigger. Ransomware, open-source threats and black hat actors aren’t terms just for the IT guy anymore–they’re real threats coming at your business from online activity.Details