Connected Devices Can Jeopardize Your Business Security
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Connected Devices Can Jeopardize Your Business Security

The Internet of Things (IoT) isn’t just a futuristic vision from science fiction movies. It’s already woven into the fabric of our daily lives, silently sending and collecting data to and from everyday objects all around us. While executives might readily associate IoT cybersecurity risks with networked printers, manufacturing equipment, and perhaps cloud services; another…

Why Are There So Many Account Takeovers of Social Media Accounts?
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Why Are There So Many Account Takeovers of Social Media Accounts?

Social media account takeovers are a serious problem, and their prevalence is only increasing. In 2022, the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC)1 received four times the number of inquiries about social media account takeovers compared to 2021. There are a number of reasons why social media accounts are so frequently targeted by scammers. First, social…

Zero-Trust Security Model for Confident and Secure Businesses
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Zero-Trust Security Model for Confident and Secure Businesses

The Zero Trust security model is a way to deal with the problem of perimeterless security in an age of remote working and cloud networks. In this blog post, we discuss the meaning and importance of the Zero Trust security model for Small and Medium Businesses, from basic principles to business examples.

Social Engineering Hacking—Attack Types and Examples
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Social Engineering Hacking—Attack Types and Examples

Security tactics such as IT audits, pentesting, vulnerability scanning, reports and alerts are highly sophisticated. Yet, social engineering hacking is able to circumvent this technology by ‘hacking’ our brain instead—taking advantage of our trust, fear, politeness, or inattention. This specific type of hacking may be supported by technology; but the catalyst is psychological exploitation.

Best IT security practices for working from home
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Best IT security practices for working from home

I’m one of those fortunate people whose company supports a hybrid work environment. This means that I generally work from home, but can actually work from anywhere (in the office, at home, and on the go). On a typical day, I’m in my home office—where I have access to my company’s network and all the…