Demystifying VPNs: A Guide to Secure and Private Online Connections

Individuals and organizations use Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) as a solution that provides a “private road” on the public internet superhighway; they are not new. Even today, VPN use for data privacy is on the rise. But what exactly are VPNs, when should you use them, and why are they crucial for safeguarding your online…

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Understanding Passkeys: Enhancing Security and Streamlining Access

These days, ensuring robust cybersecurity measures is paramount for businesses of all sizes. One crucial aspect of safeguarding sensitive data and systems is the implementation of passkeys. However, what are passkeys, how are they different than passwords, and why are they significant? Let’s explore this important topic and examine how passkeys play a vital role…

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Protect Yourself from Scam Websites: A Comprehensive Guide

Items to consider when determining the legitimacy of a website 1. Domain name: Scammers often create domain names that are intentionally similar to well-known websites, using misspellings or variations. For example, they might replace letters with similar-looking numbers (e.g., “g00gle.com” instead of “google.com”). Always double-check the domain name for any inconsistencies or unusual variations. 2.…

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2023 Business Technology Trends

Today, every business is a technology business. Whether you are in retail, manufacturing, or healthcare, your company relies on a wealth of data, applications, and devices to spur growth and keep operations running. However, many businesses do not have internal IT talent. Instead, they rely on outsourced IT providers to deliver digital transformation and efficiency.…

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Trends in Data Privacy That You Should Have on Your Radar

If we have learned anything from the pandemic, it is the fact that anything can change at any time. We also found we will adjust to the change, learn to live with it, and even take advantage of it if possible. Unpredictability is the rule of the game, and what follows could be very interesting…

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What’s the Difference Between Vulnerability Assessment & Vulnerability Management?

When it comes to cybersecurity, there are a lot of terms thrown around. Two of the most common are vulnerability assessment and vulnerability management. But what do they mean? And more importantly, what’s the difference between the two? 43% of cyber-attacks are targeted at small businesses, but only 14% are prepared to properly defend themselves.…

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6 Things to Know Before You Get Cybersecurity Insurance

Many small businesses assume they don’t need cybersecurity insurance because they don’t store sensitive data, but that’s not always the case. Even if you don’t have customer Social Security numbers or credit card information on file, you could still be liable for damages if your site is hacked, and customer data is compromised. These security…

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How to Balance User Authentication Security with User Convenience

According to the latest Cost of a Data Breach Report by IBM Security, compromised passwords are the main cause of data breaches around the world. This is an alert to both small businesses and large enterprises that access security and authentication should be a high priority for any cybersecurity strategy. While it’s well known that…

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