Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery

How to Work Securely from Home

During the current global crisis, many organizations are allowing their employees to work from home in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus and follow government restrictions. These organizations must now implement robust security policies immediately to avoid falling prey to the many malicious actors who are determined to exploit any confusion or laxity in …

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The Four Data Security Best Practices You Should Adopt Today

Crimes involving information systems are becoming more and more common and malicious actors are developing increasingly complex methods of getting their hands on our personal information. It is more important than ever that you take serious steps to protect sensitive data via robust data security measures. But what exactly does that involve and what steps …

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A Very Quick and Simple Guide to Encryption

The term ‘encryption’ features at the heart of conversations about data protection, and the majority of people are aware that it plays an important role in information security. However, very few of us know how it actually works. Here’s everything you need to know about encryption in a nutshell. What is encryption? Encryption involves modifying …

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Why You Need to Prepare For Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 End Of Life

All good things must come to an end, including the business software that you have likely been using for years. In the tech field, we call this End of Life. This basically means that the developer will no longer issue security updates, fix bugs and flaws, or offer support. And now its Windows 7 and Windows …

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How to Make the Most of Office 365’s Data Loss Prevention

Data loss is a real and valid threat in the contemporary business world, and security firms continually dish out recommendations as to how to prevent the most significant threats from becoming a reality. Many of the recommended controls extend beyond security threats alone to take into consideration other factors such as controls and ongoing data …

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A Major WordPress Security Risk Every Business Needs to Manage

A recent report by Sucuri has made many WordPress site owners nervous, and justifiably so. Researchers from the website security firm found that many WordPress websites contain cryptomining codes that steal the resources from visiting computers and subsequently mine them in exchange for crypto currencies. The majority of web users may be completely oblivious to …

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Unhappy Pirates? How Pirate Bay Used Visitor’s Processors to Mine Bitcoins

The Pirate Bay recently caused havoc among its users when it introduced a new JavaScript-based cryptocurrency miner on its website. The miner, which was first detected by TorrentFreak, significantly hiked up users’ CPU threads by allocating a major chunk of their processing power to mining activities. Later reports revealed that the CPU surge had resulted …

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Four Easy Email Encryption Tips

Unencrypted emails can be compared to postcards. Anyone who gets their hands on them while in transit are able to read the content freely. If you’re sending an email that contains sensitive information, this is far from ideal. To ensure the content of your emails are fully protected from prying eyes, you’ll need to encrypt …

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