How 5G provides new opportunities to improve mobile device security

January 3rd, 2020

The rollout of 5G is set to become one of the biggest technology shakeups of the past decade. Promising bandwidth and latency on par with fiber optic broadband, albeit wirelessly, we can expect it to lead to an exponential increase in the rise of internet-connected smart devices, or the “Internet of Things” (IoT).

But while there’s no doubting the benefits of greater connectivity in the business world, it’s important not to lose sight of the fact that every new device added to the network is another potential entry point for malicious actors to exploit.

Cybersecurity: How to defend against insider threats

January 1st, 2020

In the cybersecurity world, an insider threat is an individual or business partner who uses company data inappropriately. Today’s companies must take proactive steps to prevent insider threats, which is why we put together some tips and tricks. #1 Educate You must teach your team to recognize personally identifiable information (PII) and understand the financial […]

6 Ways small businesses can mitigate cybersecurity risks

December 20th, 2019

Small businesses are big targets for cybercriminals. While attacks against big businesses might be the ones that make the headlines, the truth is that small businesses are a favorite, simply because they’re seen as easier targets. Most small businesses don’t have the same security measures available to large corporations, and their data security policies tend to be poorly defined.

Don’t skip security audits for your business

December 13th, 2019

One step in the network security cycle you should never skip is security audit — doing so puts your business at risk of cyberattacks and data loss. Read on to understand how security audits can make or break your system integrity. Auditing and the security strategy Audits are necessary to maintain system integrity and uphold […]

How to devise an effective BYOD strategy

December 13th, 2019

The number of smartphones in use around the world recently surpassed three billion, and the total number of internet-connected devices is already greater than the entire population.

Now that technology has become such an integral part of our daily lives, it’s more important than ever that business leaders can use it to empower employees to work better.

BYOD tips to improve security

November 26th, 2019

Lax bring your own device (BYOD) policies are a growing concern for businesses. If not managed properly, these can pose security risks to your organization. How can you mitigate the risks associated with the BYOD trend? Whether your employees are using smartphones, tablets, or laptops, you need a BYOD security policy. Additionally, you need to […]

5 Bad business security practices

November 7th, 2019

Companies — small- and medium-sized businesses, in particular — struggle to protect their data. For one, they make mistakes in the strategies they employ to protect their IT infrastructure. If your organization still does one or more of these bad security practices, act quickly to correct them. Open wireless networks With one main internet line […]

3 Cloud security questions you need to ask a provider

October 11th, 2019

While many businesses are prioritizing their migration to the cloud, many are still hesitant because of security concerns. The common perception is that moving your data into a remote location and having a third party be responsible for its care is an inherently bad choice from a security and compliance standpoint.

5 Most common security breaches

October 7th, 2019

These days, the security of various IT systems is constantly being called into question. From attacks on mobile devices to ever-increasing types of malware, many businesses are struggling to stay on top of their security. One of the best ways to stay protected is to be aware of common cybersecurity issues. To that end, here […]

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