Keeping Facebook and Twitter safe from hackers

August 16th, 2019

Keep your guard up! Pranksters, malicious attackers, and hackers come in different forms, but they are all after your online privacy and security — especially on social media. There are several things you can do to protect your Facebook and Twitter accounts. Lock screens exist for a reason Lock all your computing devices as soon […]

A primer on watering hole attacks

July 30th, 2019

Cyberattacks come in many different forms, with new methods being developed all the time. What’s bad is that personal information is now often stored online, be it through social media or through government and healthcare services — and these are juicy targets for criminals. Learn more about one way these criminals steal data — through […]

Beware of distributed spam distraction

July 15th, 2019

It’s frustrating to receive dozens of spam messages in your email inbox. Spam mail is so easy to delete, which is why most people think it’s just a harmless annoyance. But hackers have devised a way to make use of spam mail for criminal purposes. It’s called distributed spam distraction, and here’s what you need […]

Keeping your email safe

June 27th, 2019

If you think your email is safe from hackers, think again. A lack of sufficient email security measures can result in data theft, unauthorized access to sensitive information, and malware attacks. Here are some tips to secure your email account from unwanted intruders and the many troubles that come with them. Use separate email accounts […]

Tips for safeguarding business data

June 10th, 2019

You can’t afford to lose business data. It takes away the trust of your clients, leading to loss of revenue. Cybercriminals are here to stay, so it’s more important than ever to utilize tight security measures to keep your business data safe. Still, some hackers may have advanced cracking skills, or are really determined to […]

9 Cybersecurity terms you need to know

May 28th, 2019

Cybersecurity is everyone’s responsibility. But you don’t need to be an IT expert to know how to protect yourself from a cyberattack. To help you get started, here are helpful terms you need to know so you’re not left in the dark, whether you’re teaching yourself how to update your anti-malware, updating your systems, or […]

How hackers stole more than $50M in bitcoins

May 27th, 2019

Cryptocurrency is a growing trend in digital trading. Many investors are moving to this platform for its easy, cost-efficient, and fast transaction speeds, unlike traditional financial trading. Despite its rising popularity, many are still left clueless as to what cryptocurrency really is.

Most common causes of data leaks

May 22nd, 2019

Data leaks have caused up to $148 million in losses as of 2018, according to a study by the Ponemon Institute. For businesses, data breaches caused by cyberattacks result in financial loss, reputational damage, and identity theft. The dangers of data loss affect both big and small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), which tend to be more vulnerable due to their lack of strong cyber defenses and IT know-how.

The basics on 2-step and 2-factor authentication

May 9th, 2019

Cybersecurity is a vital component to businesses these days. You need to make sure that criminals cannot just hack into your network. When it comes to verifying users’ identity, there are two types of authentication used: two-step and two-factor. These two are so similar, many confuse one with the other. Learn the difference between the […]

Compliance challenges for Texas law firms

April 30th, 2019

Lawyers must master their respective state’s legal mandates and statutes to represent and protect their clients. However, legal practitioners must also understand what actions they must take to avoid running afoul of the law themselves. Today, most lawyers are worried about adhering to data privacy regulations.