7 Basic Network Security Tips for Small Businesses

7 Basic Network Security Tips for Small Businesses

Some small businesses might think it’s reasonable to assume that hackers and data thieves only go after large targets. Of course these same criminals are well aware of this assumption, which is precisely why they know small businesses are often ripe for exploitation. According to CNBC, in 2019 small businesses were the targets of 43% of all cyberattacks, and more than half of them suffered some type of breach within the

What Business Owners Should Know About the Twitter #DataBreach

What Business Owners Should Know About the Twitter #DataBreach

One of the scariest things for business owners to see trending is the word #DataBreach. Over the past few days, Twitter has come forward to apologize for a significant data breach that occurred as a result of a nonsecure browser cache displaying sensitive user information. Although it remains unclear just how many businesses were affected, the compromise is believed to have impacted a large number of companies who utilize the

The Home Chef Data Breach Affected 8 Million Customers

The Home Chef Data Breach Affected 8 Million Customers

On May 20, 2020, customers of Home Chef got the unpleasant news that 8 million of their data records had been breached. The stolen information included names, email addresses, phone numbers, the last four digits of credit card numbers, and encrypted passwords. Other information, including mailing addresses and frequency of delivery, “may also have been compromised.” The announcement came about two weeks after Home Chef learned of the breach. This

10 Cyber Security Myths for Small and Medium Size Businesses Debunked

10 Cyber Security Myths for Small and Medium Size Businesses Debunked

By 2021, the annual global cybercrime damage is expected to reach $6 trillion. The average cost of a security breach for SMBs is $117,000. That’s why many companies all over the world are struggling to maintain high levels of cybersecurity. Due to the increase in activity related to this issue, false information is starting to appear. Let’s debunk the 10 most common SMB cybersecurity myths. Myth #1: Cybersecurity is solely

Top Cloud Security Threats Include Misconfiguration

Top Cloud Security Threats Include Misconfiguration

The shared, on-demand nature of cloud computing can only lead to more concerns about data security on one hand and often forgotten areas like misconfiguration on the other. Best Practices Begin with a Solid Cloud Adoption Strategy The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) actually pegs misconfiguration as a very real component to security threats. The Alliance is the leading global organization that not only sets “standards, certifications as well as best