Cyberattacks have pummeled the healthcare industry for years. Some of the biggest data breaches in history have struck there. And nothing is likely change soon.
See why healthcare is expected to top the list of cyber-targets for hackers and data thieves in 2017. You’ll also see why small data breaches are becoming a huge problem.Continue reading
Cyberattacks big and small often start with the same thing: phishing emails. That’s how the breach started at the DNC, and that’s how one is likely to start at your small business.
See how spear phishing emails breached a major U.S. political party, and see how the party’s mistakes can help improve network security at your company. You’ll also see the FBI’s latest report describing the hacks.Continue reading
The weeks around Christmas are always demanding for retailers. When caught up in the madness of the season, they may get lax on network security.
Doing so however can land a business in the midst of a breach scandal, resulting in fines and bad reputations. See what could be threatening your retail clients and how you can help.Continue reading
As more merchants begin to accept EMV chip cards, some may be feeling a false sense of security. Are the chip cards enough to protect them from PCI DSS fines?
No, they’re not. While they’re more secure than magnetic stripe cards, EMV cards are not a silver bullet to your client’s data security needs. See why in this post.Continue reading
Passwords are often the only barrier between your data and malicious actors. But many users continue to use weak passwords like “123456”, putting their data and companies at risk.
See how attackers will try to steal your password, and see how to stop them, in this post on strong password security.Continue reading
Malware is no strange foe to network security. But a few new tactics are raising eyebrows, such as “blastware” that destroys the systems that flag it as a threat.
See examples of new types of malware threats and what you can do about them. You’ll get a list of tips to help keep your clients safe.Continue reading
DNS attacks can shake the foundation of your network and even disrupt huge chunks of the internet. Just last month, a single day of attacks blocked access to sites like Netflix and Twitter for thousands of people.
How can DNS attacks harm your network? Find out in this post, and see three common types of DNS attacks and how to prevent them.Continue reading
Why is the healthcare industry at such high risk for data breaches? Because they have a lot of loot, and the lock on the gate has been rusty for years
We dig into data on the latest health care data breaches to show you the trends for 2016. See why this year is on pace to match the industry record for number of breaches reported.Continue reading
Web filtering is one of the most widely available network security tools. Out of the many varieties, do you know which will work best for your clients?
Read on to familiarize yourself with the most common types of web filters around.Continue reading