As more of our devices become internet-enabled, it seems that IoT is forging ahead to appease our demand for ease of use. However, there are some problems with this process. As we access all of these wondrous tools that are connected to our network, very few people are asking the critical question: are they secure? The stream of IoT products that are hitting the market bring incredible advantages in technology
When you think of insider cybersecurity attacks, you might immediately envision an angry former employee or one that is disgruntled and getting ready to leave. While these are situations that do occur, there is another element that is just as important for your focus, and these are referred to as “accidental/unintentional threats.” Both forms of cyber threat need to be taken seriously, and both types also involve a psychological aspect.
Television piracy has increased over the last number of years to the point where many consumers are so accustomed to it that they are unaware of the fact that it is not only theft, but one that is being cracked down on with severe consequences. The cost of entertainment and media piracy is in the millions and there are now organizations as well as high level authorities that have been
As cyberattacks around the globe have increased and cybercriminals add new and innovative methods to breach networks, businesses are now incorporating penetration testing as a way to catch the loopholes before the criminals do. Circumventing these criminals is an ongoing process, as each time you plug one hole, they develop the next generation of Trojans and security breach software. Doing a risk analysis via system penetration should be part of
This is the fourth segment of a four part series devoted to helping small businesses understand cybersecurity and some of the steps that they can take to protect themselves. Small businesses are more susceptible to cybercrime simply due to the nature of the beast. Owners are embedded in the operations and success of the business and typically don’t have the additional staff to monitor and control potential breaches. It is