What Is Zero Trust?

Changes in Cybercrime Cybercrime is the fastest-growing crime in the United States. Cybersecurity Ventures predicts that cybercrime damages will cost the world over $6 trillion annually by 2021 (2017 Cybercrime Report). As cybercrime continues to grow, implementing a Zero Trust model is a best practice that all organizations should consider. Read more…

Different Types of Social Engineering

What Is Social Engineering? Social engineering uses deception and human interaction to manipulate people into performing a certain action, like giving up confidential information. In some cases, criminals try to trick individuals into giving up their bank information or passwords. Other times, the criminal may install malicious software on a Read more…

The Importance of a Firewall

What is a Firewall? A firewall is a barrier or shield that prevents unauthorized access to and from a private network, enhancing the security of devices connected to a network like the Internet or a Local-Area Network. Firewalls monitor network traffic while identifying and blocking unwanted traffic. When data is Read more…

The Importance of Software Updates

The Importance of Software Updates Let’s be honest, software updates can be a hassle and an annoying interruption. The box that prompts you to install software updates and restart your computer seems to pop up at the most inconvenient time. Right when you’re in the middle of an important task, Read more…

Password Tips & Best Practices

World Password Day: Password Tips When is the last time you changed your passwords? Are your passwords strong enough? The first Thursday in May is World Password Day, a day dedicated to promoting better password habits, so we are sharing some password tips to help keep your passwords secure! Create Read more…

What Is Phishing?

What Is Phishing? Phishing is a form of social engineering, which is when a hacker impersonates an individual or a company and uses human interaction to obtain information about an organization or individual. Phishing is a common cyber threat that many organizations and individuals are facing. A majority of these Read more…

Ransomware Attacks: Don’t Be a Victim

Ransomware Attacks: What Are They? Ransomware is one of the biggest cyber threats facing organizations. It is a type of malware that infects computers and encrypts data, locking you out of important files or your whole system. The attacker then demands payment for restored access. Ransomware commonly spreads through malicious Read more…