cybersecurity trends

Cybersecurity trends in 2021

As a business owner or manager, you do not want to be caught unawares of developments that may endanger your company.

These emerging data security threats are turning out to be ones that organizations must not waste time preparing for. [...]

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business email compromise

How do you defend your business against business email compromise?

In a nutshell, business email compromise (BEC) is a broad category of cyberattack that uses email-based fraud to obtain access to sensitive and valuable business information. In a typical BEC attack, a cybercriminal poses as the victim’s superior (e.g., a manager or CEO) or a trusted party (e.g., business partner). The email directs the recipient to either share important information or it can tell the victim that a payment must be made to a new account. [...]

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cloud migrations: considerations for SMBs

Cloud migrations: Considerations for SMBs

The cloud lets firms leverage the IT resources of a service provider to achieve their IT-related goals. For small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in particular, outsourcing data storage and access tasks allows them to focus on their business proposition. This means that, among other things, they can forgo allocating capital to acquire IT infrastructure. They can also skip spending on hiring, training, and retaining in-house IT specialists. [...]

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cloud compliance trap

How to avoid the cloud compliance trap

More and more small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are moving to the cloud because of the great business potentials it can provide. However, compliance is still one of the biggest reasons why some SMBs hesitate to fully adopt a cloud-first strategy. Having a clear understanding of how to achieve compliance in the cloud but avoid the cloud compliance trap will help your company take advantage of the business agility and growth cloud technology can provide. [...]

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Cloud security 2020 - protect yourself

Another year has come and gone. Everyone has New Year’s resolutions — including cybercriminals. It’s wishful thinking to hope that they’d all turn over a new leaf, since it’s more likely that they’ve resolved to hack harder and smarter than last year instead. With this in mind, we anticipate that they’ve made the cloud one of their primary targets, and that these are the vulnerabilities they’ll most likely take advantage of. [...]

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