801, 2021

Why Using a VPN Isn’t Enough

By |January 8, 2021|Categories: Virtualization|Tags: , , , , , |

According to the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR), approximately 42 percent of U.S. employees worked from home full-time as of June 2020. That's a percentage that may only continue to rise, with major companies like Twitter, Facebook, and Amazon already announcing that they may keep a significant portion [...]

1212, 2020

How to choose the safest web browser

By |December 12, 2020|Categories: Web & Cloud|Tags: , , , , , , |

The internet is a Wild West of sorts. One can never know what kind of cyberthreat they’ll come across. This is why businesses should use secure web browsers to keep threats at bay. But how safe are the popular browsers of today? Let’s find out. Microsoft Edge Microsoft Edge, Windows [...]

1711, 2020

Your business’s cybersecurity needs an MSP

By |November 17, 2020|Categories: Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

With the prevalence of cyberattacks on companies of all sizes these days, businesses cannot afford to relegate cybersecurity to the bottom of their budget priorities. When it comes to cybersecurity, even small businesses should partner with a managed IT services provider (MSP). Here’s why it's crucial to partner with an [...]

2310, 2020

How to be proactive with your cyber defenses

By |October 23, 2020|Categories: Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It is good to have an IT team and/or a third-party partner like a managed services provider (MSP) that helps keep your company protected against cyberthreats. It is even better to have all stakeholders be involved in preventing data breaches. Here’s how everyone can be proactive when it comes to [...]

2110, 2020

5 Best practices for securing PHI

By |October 21, 2020|Categories: Healthcare|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Protected health information (PHI) includes personal, medical, and financial information, as well as other data created or used when a patient sought and received healthcare services. Due to the sensitive nature of PHI, it is highly valuable to hackers — and this is why your healthcare organization must do everything [...]

510, 2020

Here’s why you need a VPN and how to choose one

By |October 5, 2020|Categories: Security|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Installing antivirus software and using strong passwords are no longer considered the bare minimum in cybersecurity. With your online activities transparent to internet service providers, third parties, and hackers alike, it’s important to keep your information secure and private by using a virtual private network (VPN). Here’s why. What is [...]

308, 2020

Have you updated your firmware yet?

By |August 3, 2020|Categories: Hardware|Tags: , , , , , , , |

When was the last time you checked if the firmware of your gadgets are up to date? If it has been a while, then you need to do so right away. This is because you might be using outdated firmware, and doing so makes you vulnerable to data breaches and [...]

2007, 2020

Fileless malware: Are you at risk?

By |July 20, 2020|Categories: Security|Tags: , , , , |

Over the past few years, the security industry has witnessed a rapid evolution in attack techniques, including fileless malware. Now, cybercriminals use legitimate tools and services such as existing software, applications, and authorized protocols to carry out malicious activities like unauthorized data retrieval or data damage. Left unchecked, these types [...]

1307, 2020

Are your mobile devices protected?

By |July 13, 2020|Categories: Hardware|Tags: , , , , , , |

Mobile devices are indispensable. Smartphones, tablets, and other mobile gadgets play a big part in everyday processes, especially for individuals and companies that value connection and convenience. But as the number of mobile devices used in business operations increases, so do the cyberthreats that target them. Be sure to follow [...]

2606, 2020

How to prevent healthcare data breaches

By |June 26, 2020|Categories: Healthcare|Tags: , , , , , |

Cloud-based healthcare systems have vastly improved medical services. Digitization has allowed hospitals and clinics to provide better patient care and greater accessibility to information. However, it has also increased the risk of personal health information (PHI) cybertheft. For this reason, healthcare cybersecurity experts are working harder than ever to protect [...]

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