Tag archive for : top threats
Tag archive for : top threats

Top Network Security Threats for Retailers this Holiday Season

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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.

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3 Dangerous Misconceptions about EMV Chip Cards and Readers

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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.

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Password Security: How to thwart hackers with a strong password

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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.

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3 Common DNS Attacks and How to Fight Them

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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.

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Multi-factor authentication: What it is and why small businesses should care

Passwords are not as safe as they used to be. Multi-factor authentication is becoming more common to beef up security. But should you use it on your systems?

Read on to learn more about multi-factor authentication, including the three types of data that can verify an identity and which one is hacked the most.

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