Since the world was hit by the pandemic, the majority of businesses has gone online. Because of it, the need for skilled website developers has soared. For many people, including students, this trend is nothing but a great chance to earn some cash and advance their computer skills.
Many businesses assume their network security is fine. But with the recent spate of data breaches and hacker attacks, no company can afford to be complacent with regards to network security. In 2020, the average cost of a data breach in the United States is USD $8.64 million. But more egregious is the number of records exposed as a result of data breaches—in 2020, the number reached 37 billion.
Technological advancements have brought about many benefits. Among them is the ability to do business online. Having your business online has a wide range of advantages, and top among them all is a wider reach to customers. As a result, profitability is increased. Even so, there are many risks involved in having your business transacted over the internet. Such risks are internal or external attacks, financial fraud, malware, spyware, and many others. The main purpose of these is to cause harm to your computer systems or the company as a whole.
We’ve seen a lot of major data breaches and leaks in recent years, with even some of the biggest brands on the planet being affected, and there are so many ways in which data can inadvertently fall into the wrong hands or even accidentally get deleted. This is why it’s vital for every business to invest in proper data protection, and this guide will show you how.
One of the primary responsibilities of the Department of Defense (DoD) is to manage the military affairs of the United States. Although the DoD has enough workforce by itself, it’s not capable of handling all military matters, especially when it comes to the production of military assets. As such, the Department of Defense outsources most of its operations and relies on the support of defense contractors.
Businesses, both large and small, are constantly faced with the risk of cyber attacks. For businesses that become victims of cybercrimes, the cost is extremely high. In 2017 alone, economies across the globe lost over USD$600 billion to cyber attacks. This growing threat has forced businesses to regularly evaluate their cyber security frameworks.
Technology made the proliferation of large companies possible; large companies today make technology indispensable. From the humblest business run by one person to humongous multi-national corporations employing thousands, technology is proving to be one crucial tool that any business of any size simply cannot do without. Since time immemorial, businesses have always used whatever technology is available, whether to improve production, to attract more customers, or to find new markets.
Traditional cybersecurity strategies focus on external threats, protecting company networks and devices from cyberattacks, viruses and malware. However, this approach ignores one of the biggest weaknesses computers everywhere face: the people operating them. Whether malicious insiders, gullible or careless employees, the human factor is a constant vulnerability companies need to address for an effective cybersecurity strategy. And that is where Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solutions come into play.
SASE is a new way of thinking about traditional WANs (wide area networks), SD-WAN, and network security. In this blog post, we will introduce the SASE (secure access service edge) concept, outline its pros and cons, and explore how SASE will impact the future of WAN prot
Computer hackers have a treasure trove of tools they use to threaten your cybersecurity. While you might be an expert, remember that most people aren’t, especially people who do not use computers regularly. Unfortunately, there are millions of data breaches every year. These hackers know most people aren’t IT experts and do not have the best anti-virus software, Office Consumer-approved equipment, etc. They target internet users maliciously with scams that compromise their identity and personal information.
IT support plays a huge part in making sure modern businesses stay functioning and continue their day to day roles. Anytime a system goes down or there is a technical problem involving a computer, network, or server it is the job of IT or tech support to fix this as soon as possible to avoid any financial loss or any damage to files and data. What areas do IT support cover in these challenging times and what is the technology that will be shaping how these services will continue?
Popular mobile health applications are vulnerable to API attacks that permit unauthorized access to full patient records including protected health information (PHI) and personally identifiable information (PII), according to a new study from Approov and cybersecurity researcher Alissa Knight with Knight Media Ink.
Rapidly developing technology is a defining catalyst for change across all industries, and job recruitment is no different. Big tech has wholly upended the hiring process as we know it in the last ten years. If you consider that people used to hand out resumes in person and big corporations put job ads in newspapers, the impact technology has had on hiring is impressive.
More popularly known as malware, malicious software has been the bane of all laptop, computer, and even smartphone users. However, despite the insidious nature of this potentially dangerous code, there are things you can do to protect your digital devices against individuals or groups behind such software. Knowing about malware is one way to prevent yourself from falling prey to such cyber threats.
The power of modern technology has completely changed the game for businesses across the world. While companies of the past had to make do with the limited technology of the times, today’s businesses can make use of modern innovations, from state of the art smartphones to social media marketing and scalable cloud storage to hit their goals and grow their brand.
With the rate of cyber-attacks hitting new heights in recent years, it’s more important than ever before for every business, great and small, to take cyber-security seriously. Whether you’re running a simple start-up or a vast multinational corporation, protecting your data, devices, customers, and connections can make a massive difference to your company’s standing in today’s world.
Interactivity is the principle by which information exchange takes place between all elements of the system. Simply put, it is similar to simple communication when the further remark of the interlocutor depends on your answer and vice versa. This can be contrasted with classical lectures, where those present can only listen and are not given the right to ask questions. It’s not interactivity.
Free Wi-Fi for travelers or mobile workers may be considered a wonderful resource. Or, for those who do have a low Internet quota, that is appealing. For varied reasons, they may use the internet connection, which supports their trip. In common public areas, such as airports, libraries, shops, restaurants, and hotels, free Wi-Fi can be found.
Cryptocurrency exchange has become one of the most profitable segments of the blockchain industry. Launched in 2017, the Binance project, for example, expects a profit in the region of $ 1 billion by the end of this year. What aspects should you keep in mind when launching an “exchange platform”?
After years of anticipation, 5G is coming of age in 2020. Gartner anticipates total investment in 5G is expected to nearly double in this year, reaching a total of about $8.1 billion. Even with headwinds from the pandemic, the growth is expected to continue, especially among communications service providers (CSPs).
Cloud native approach is currently the hottest discussion in the corporate town. This modern software development approach is providing organizations a competitive edge by boosting operational efficiency, robustness, and agility. It also empowers digital transformation by opening the doors of flexibility and scalability while reducing operating costs. It does this by letting providers deal with undifferentiated IT infrastructure allowing the organization to narrow down its efforts to developing apps that offer a competitive advantage, streamline different workforces, and meet its customers’ needs.
IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Safeguarding Quality and Compliance Processes Across Supply ChainsDecember 8, 2020 No Comments
with Sébastien Breteau, QIMAIn this informative interview, Sebastien Breteau, founder and CEO of supply chain compliance solutions provider, QIMA, discusses the growing role of digital transformation in safeguarding quality and compliance processes across brands’ supply chains. Read More >>>
It’s no secret that people love their phones. We get attached to these pocket-sized devices that hold onto the contact information for every person we’ve ever met, store all our photos and videos, and connect us to others. Our phones even give us directions when we’re lost. We’re not exaggerating when we say it would be hard to go back to living without them.
If you’re an Internet savvy individual, chances are that you know a thing or two about protecting your personal and confidential information. But if you work from home, then the Internet can be a very dangerous place to be. A major security risk inherent to home networks is insecure Wi-Fi networks that can be easily hacked by people who want to access your sensitive information. You probably think that your home network is safe because you have never suffered any cyber-attacks before. But your home network devices are not maintained in the same level of security as the corporate network in your company’s offices.
Businesses of all sizes and in all industries need to make cybersecurity a priority as cybercrime is on the rise. This is a huge threat to modern-day businesses and has the potential to destroy a company, so taking strong action to protect your business, your data, and your customers is key. Cybersecurity can be daunting as it is constantly changing and developing, but this is necessary in order to keep pace with the increasingly advanced threats and actions of criminals. With this in mind, here are a few cybersecurity tips that you can use to help protect your business and have peace of mind knowing that protection is in place.
According to studies, a fourth of all the PCs in the world are not protected from viruses and malware threats. Computers with zero protection are almost six times as likely to be infected, than a system with an up-to-date antivirus. And getting your first antivirus program installed to your device is not a tough task. But you must chose a reliable brand or else the antivirus program will not be able to protect your personal information and sensitive data.
Industries such as ecommerce, healthcare, learning, and more are dramatically changing the way they operate due to the rise in technology usage. Using technology can help retain customers, increase your customers’ lifetime value, and improve customer experiences. So, which technologies are available to achieve your business objectives and help to retain customers? Read on to find out.
Also known as the internet protocol suite, the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) model is one of the primary sets of rules for communication and the interconnection of devices on the internet. Around a decade later, the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model was introduced. It was created with the goal of enabling interoperability among a wide range of communication systems that employ standard communication protocols.
Internet access has never been more critical than the recent months. From day to day business operations, communicating with colleagues, dealing with clients, and even processing transactions — work and business have been operating from home. With this much internet use, it might leave you wondering: should I upgrade to business internet, or residential internet is ok?