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

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

What You Need to Know About Container Security

What You Need to Know About Container Security

Containerization has revolutionized software deployment. It allows faster deployment cycles, easier scalability, and consistency across environments. It’s a standard part of the DevOps process. Containers provide clear benefits in security, but they offers their own challenges. Making a containerized environment run smoothly and securely requires specialized expertise and experience. Bluwater provides the management and support to keep the software running and minimize the risks. Understanding Containers Software applications have many

Auto Complete Passwords: Safe or Dangerous?

Auto Complete Passwords: Safe or Dangerous?

Auto-complete for passwords is a feature commonly used on browsers today. It is a mechanism that allows usernames and passwords to be automatically entered into a web form. Only around 20% of US internet users have unique passwords for each online account. Many people have to manage dozens of different passwords and see auto-fill as a convenient feature that cuts down on time. Others use a dedicated application to manage