Is Your IT Security a Roadblock For Your Employees?

Is Your IT Security a Roadblock For Your Employees?

Many employees feel like they are facing roadblocks in their workplace; barriers created by the increasingly stringent security methods required to protect today’s organizations from a wide range of digital threats. And what happens when we meet a roadblock? We try to go around it - we seek an alternative route, a quicker and more effective way to reach our destination. This is the challenge that many organizations face today: that the same barriers we rely on to protect our organizations [...]

The 31 Best Resources on Information Security for Enterprises

The 31 Best Resources on Information Security for Enterprises

Information security is a field where new developments and trends occur at a rapid pace. For professionals and businesses who work in enterprises, the need to stay up to date is critical. A failure in this department can be costly, and can cause irreparable damages. Fortunately, there is an abundance of online resources that enterprises in particular can use to stay current. We have searched the web and compiled a list of 31 of the best blogs for learning about [...]

Limiting Damage from Data Breaches

Limiting Damage from Data Breaches

Data breaches hitting the headlines used to be a rarity, but today it is unusual to go a week without hearing about another business being affected. So far, 2016 has seen numerous attacks, including: In January, FACC, an aerospace parts manufacturer that supplies heavy-hitters Boeing and Airbus, was the victim of cyber fraud. Instead of stealing data, the hackers used their access to steal €50 million ($54.5 million) in liquid funds from the business. In February, hackers breached the database of [...]

How to Simplify Security for Your AWS and Cloud Servers?

How to Simplify Security for Your AWS and Cloud Servers

If there is one good thing that came out of the recent cyber-attacks, it is the fact that more companies are becoming focused on cyber security. For some of them, such as Target, Sony, LinkedIn, and Verizon, security was an afterthought until they got burnt. Others decided that prevention is better than the cure and that issues caught by their users are more threatening than those caught internally. We all know that cyber-security is a process that takes time, and [...]

The 10 Biggest Issues the CISO Faces

The 10 Biggest Issues the CISO Faces

A chief information security officer (CISO) is the senior-level official inside an association in charge of setting up and keeping up the undertaking vision, system, and projection to guarantee data resources and advancements are enough ensured. The CISO coordinates staff in identifying, creating, executing, and keeping up procedures over the venture to diminish data and data technology (IT) dangers. They react to occurrences, set up suitable standards and controls, oversee security advances, and direct the foundation and execution of [...]

Cloud-Based Management Makes the Difference

Cloud-Based Management Makes the Difference

A majority of the front-end services we interact with on a daily basis utilize cloud-based resources. With such popularity, we must not only gain an understanding as to why this is, but also if we are to consider it for our own implementation. In this blog we delve into the ease of use of cloud-based privileges along with how they work at the enterprise level. Implementation Converting previously internal hosting and IT infrastructure to externally hosted resources is no [...]

Why VPN isn't needed anymore in Enterprise security

Why VPNs aren’t needed anymore

The development of Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) was made necessary due to the exponential growth experienced by companies in the time we first saw tunneling protocols emerge. Current iterations of the technology enable organizations to coordinate resources and communications unlike any other internet-based system. By offering an extension to typically in-house networks, businesses were able to expand their private network to multiple geographic locations. Despite once offering the epitome of network security and accessibility, the use of client-based technologies [...]

Data Breach

Recovering from a Data Breach

The worst has happened, and you've discovered that your business has been the victim of a data breach. What do you do next? Many businesses are facing this problem every day, with cybercrime representing a significant and growing threat. Although it’s the breaches at large corporations that make the headlines, small businesses are just as at risk, if not more so. The National Cyber Security Alliance reports that small businesses are the target in 71% of security breaches, and with less [...]