Security

Have Problems with Cybersecurity Training? You’re Not Alone

Have Problems with Cybersecurity Training? You’re Not Alone

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • February 14, 2024
  • Security

You might wonder how your business can possibly stand up to the countless cybersecurity threats out there, as even with training for your employees, it seems likely that something bad will happen eventually. This defeatist attitude isn’t necessarily productive, and it’s actually one that your team might embody if you don’t frame your training in the right way. Let’s look...

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Multi-Factor Authentication Isn’t Fool Proof, but it is Useful

Multi-Factor Authentication Isn’t Fool Proof, but it is Useful

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • February 9, 2024
  • Security

Data security is an ongoing challenge, given the evolving tactics of hackers and scammers. IT administrators face a complex situation as these threats become more sophisticated. Employing security measures such as multi-factor authentication (MFA) or two-factor authentication (2FA) has emerged as an effective means to enhance organizational data protection. In this discussion, we will go into the advantages of this...

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Get Used to Scams—They Are Not Going Away

Get Used to Scams—They Are Not Going Away

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • January 17, 2024
  • Security

We know that living in a constant state of fear of being scammed is not ideal, but it’s the unfortunate reality of living in today’s technologically advanced world. The good news is that it’s never too late to learn how to avoid them! Let’s discuss how you can be more aware of the challenges of scams not only in a...

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Suspicious Links? It’s All In The Period

Suspicious Links? It’s All In The Period

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • January 5, 2024
  • Security

We’re always telling people to avoid clicking on suspicious links, but the bad guys are making it harder to tell the difference between a legitimate URL and a suspicious one. We’re going to try to simplify it for you, and have you focus on the placement of a single punctuation mark in a link to tell if it might be...

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Remote Work Demands Zero-Trust Policies

Remote Work Demands Zero-Trust Policies

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • December 20, 2023
  • Security

Against all odds, remote work has been gradually accepted, but regardless of how your organization does it, it would be imprudent to overlook the obvious cybersecurity risks presented by remote work. Let’s take a look at the essence of zero-trust security and explore why it has evolved into the standard that organizations of all sizes should adhere to. (more…)

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Three Steps That Are Mandatory to Avoid Ransomware

Three Steps That Are Mandatory to Avoid Ransomware

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • December 15, 2023
  • Security

As business computing goes, ransomware poses the most significant threat. That’s why it’s imperative for organizations to proactively address this menace head-on. Today, we propose a comprehensive three-part strategy that can help your organization sidestep ransomware. (more…)

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Four Tips to Help You Avoid Amazon Scams

Four Tips to Help You Avoid Amazon Scams

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • December 13, 2023
  • Security

With the holiday season upon us and online shopping surging, instances of scams targeting the popular e-commerce platform Amazon have become increasingly common. The majority of these scams involve impersonation tactics, posing a significant threat to unsuspecting users. With the festive season underway, it's crucial to be aware of the types of Amazon scams prevalent and take measures to avoid...

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Protecting Yourself Starts with Understanding Scams

Protecting Yourself Starts with Understanding Scams

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • December 6, 2023
  • Security

While many businesses are actively formulating operational plans and marketing budgets, it's imperative to acknowledge the significant challenges that could lead to substantial losses and extensive expenses if proactive measures aren't taken. (more…)

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Ransomware is On an Unfortunate Trajectory

Ransomware is On an Unfortunate Trajectory

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • November 24, 2023
  • Security

Ransomware is a real problem; I mean, a real problem. Not only does it create serious problems for any organization that is victimized by it, it is about to be a completely pervasive problem for everyone. It is extremely important for your organization to take the threat of ransomware seriously by implementing a strategy to keep it from being an...

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How to Secure Your Transactions

How to Secure Your Transactions

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • November 22, 2023
  • Security

The Internet allows online transactions to take place, but they must be properly protected so that hackers and cybercriminals don’t make off with your sensitive data. Here are some simple ways you can ensure that your business is protecting its online transactions. (more…)

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