Cybersecurity Essentials Checklist

Cybersecurity Checklist

Network security is a shared responsibility. As attacks have grown in number and sophistication, small businesses no longer have the resources to deal with security issues effectively. In fact, in a recent study *, 59% of SMBs believe that all or the majority of their cybersecurity needs will be outsourced in the next five years. […]

Do You Need Cybersecurity Insurance?

Cybersecurity Insurance, security assessment

43% of cyberattacks in the U.S. target small businesses. Cybersecurity insurance is fast becoming a necessity when it comes to effective cyber protection. A good policy can essentially keep your doors open when disaster strikes, offering everything from ransomware payout demands to legal fees. Cybersecurity insurance is a critical security best-practice for every business, small […]

2023 Ransomware Insights

2023 Ransomware Insights

Ransomware is malicious software that is designed to infect a target’s network and lock data and systems until a ransom is paid. It is an evolving and diversifying threat that can include the theft of sensitive or confidential information and a threat to publicly leak the data unless a ransom is paid. The criminal business […]

Passwords vs. Passphrases

Passwords vs. Passphrases

What’s the difference between Passwords vs. Passphrases? What is a passphrase? A passphrase is a password composed of a sentence or combination of words. Passphrases generally tend to be longer and more complex than the average password, which increases overall security. While passphrases should be something that the user can remember, it is highly discouraged to […]

Campus Security Technology Trends to Watch in 2023

Campus Security Technology Trends to Watch in 2023

Improving Campus Safety in 2023 Campus Safety Magazine has been surveying how campuses have been adjusting to the ever-evolving issues posed by weather, violence, and other crisis situations. But how have campus emergency notification systems, policies and procedures fared? How significant were the challenges campuses face, and what lessons did K-12 schools and school districts, […]

Spear Phishing: Top Threats and Trends

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Cybersecurity for All Industries Cybercriminals are constantly refining their tactics and making their attacks more complicated and difficult to detect. Barracuda researchers share their insights on the most recent trends in Spear Phishing: Top Threats and Trends and the new methods attackers are using to trick their victims. Read the full report here.  Here are […]

7 Tips to Prevent Ransomware

Malicious software that uses encryption to hold data for ransom has become wildly successful over the last few years. The purpose of this software is to extort money from the victims with promises of restoring encrypted data. Like other computer viruses, it usually finds its way onto a device by exploiting a security hole in […]