The data breach epidemic: no info is safe
March 29, 2018 - By now it’s obvious that data security technology hasn’t kept pace with the needs of consumers. In 2017 alone, we learned about massive data breaches from major organizations like Equifax, Uber, and Verizon. In other words: We’re in the midst of a data breach epidemic.
Singles’ Day deal seekers beware
November 9, 2017 - Originally a day set aside for singles in China to be proud of their singlehood, Singles’ Day has been transformed into what is arguably the world’s single largest e-commerce festival, thanks to the involvement of The Alibaba Group. In fact, the Alibaba Group alone reported $17.8 billion in sales; six times higher than what was...
Know your threats: the nine scariest malware monsters
October 30, 2017 - It’s been a particularly ghoulish year in cybersecurity, from Russian hacks to ransomware outbreaks. The bad boogey man in the black hoodie has been pulling one over the collective public. It’s dark and creepy, but users refuse to stop peeking behind the door. It’s enough to make even the most grizzled IT admin run for...
Why layered security is important
December 8, 2015 - As a business owner or IT administrator, protecting your data is a top priority—and for good reason. Corrupted or lost files resulting from malware infection can cost your company millions in time, resources, and cold, hard cash. Increases in the severity of malware attacks, vulnerabilities in networks and software applications, and uninformed users raise the...