Is Social Engineering a Threat to Your Small Business?

A cyber attack can have devastating consequences for your small business. Among other things, it can hurt your business’s small business’s credibility, take your network offline and even expose sensitive data — such as customers’ names and payment information — to one or more hackers. But not all cyber attacks rely on the deployment of…

5 Cybersecurity Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

With cyber crime on the rise, business owners must take a more a proactive approach towards defending against and mitigating the damage of cyber attacks. From ransomware and trojans to phishing scams and DDoS attacks, businesses are vulnerable to a variety of cyber attacks. Unfortunately, some business owners believe one or more of the following…

Honeypots: Turning the Tables on Hackers

Honeypots have become an increasingly common cybersecurity tool used in recent years. Like antivirus software and firewalls, they can protect businesses from malware infections, which could otherwise cripple a business’s information technology (IT) infrastructure. But honeypots are unique from other cybersecurity solutions in their method of operation. They don’t scan or monitor a business’s IT…

Full Disk Encryption: A Beginner’s Guide

Ask any information technology (IT) professional and he or she will likely agree: Encryption is one of the most effective ways to safeguard data from prying eyes. It doesn’t necessarily prevent hackers or nefarious individuals from accessing data. Rather, encryption prevents these unauthorized users from reading and, therefore, using the data. As a result, dull…

DDoS Attacks: Is Your Business Protected?

When researching potential cyber threats facing your small business, you’ll probably come across distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. According to Cox Business, the number of DDoS attacks has increased by 250% over the past three years. It’s an increasingly common cyber threat that can cripple your small business’s information technology (IT) infrastructure if left unaddressed. What…