How the IoT Affects Cybersecurity

To say there are a lot of devices connected to the internet would be an understatement. Over the past few years, the number of internet-connected devices has grown exponentially. According to a report published by Gartner, in fact, there are now over 14.2 billion computers, tablets, smartphones, smartwatches and other devices connected to the internet.…

IDS vs IPS: What You Should Know

Upon hearing the terms Intrusion Detection System (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), you may assume that they both refer to the same type of intrusion-blocking cybersecurity solution. While they serve similar purposes, though, they aren’t necessarily the same. IDSs and IPSs work in different ways to lock down your business’s information technology (IT) infrastructure…

Microsoft Releases Patch for Windows 10 Vulnerability

Are you running Windows 10 on one of your computers? The latest version of Microsoft’s long-running and universally popular operating system, Windows 10 is preferred by countless business owners and consumers. It’s fast, user friendly and secure. With that said, Microsoft recently released a patch for a security vulnerability in Windows 10. If you haven’t…

6 Telltale Signs of a Phishing Email

Do you know the warning signs of a phishing email? Research shows nine in 10 data breaches are attributed to phishing. While hackers use a variety of channels to “phish” for data, email is the most common. By familiarizing yourself with the signs of a phishing email, you can protect your small business’s data from…

5 Cybersecurity Tactics to Deploy in 2020

As we wrap up another year, there’s no better time than now to reevaluate your business’s cybersecurity strategy. Over the past decade, cyber attacks have become increasingly common — and it’s not just large companies that are being targeted. Statistics show over half of all cyber attacks involve small businesses. To safeguard your business from…