6 Mistakes Your Business Makes To Protect Teams Against Cyber-Threats

6 Mistakes Your Business Makes To Protect Teams Against Cyber-Threats

Companies are constantly adding and removing user privileges as employees come and go. In the digital world however, there are risks associated with the revolving door of user accounts and passwords, especially when a company forgets to remove user access to company apps after releasing an employee. This issue has come to the forefront as hiring contractors has become more common. Microsoft has reported to have 2/3 as many contractors as full time employees and sole proprietors reported a [...]

5 Ways to Increase Security Among Non-Technical Staff

5 Ways to Increase Security Among Non-Technical Staff

With security threats on the rise, the last thing you need is for your own staff to be unintentionally damaging your business. However, without proper training, that’s exactly what is happening; insider threats are costing businesses billions, and many of the issues stem from accidental rather than malicious actions. These accidental, but damaging, actions can include: Failing to install vital updates to security and anti-virus software, leading to weak security and the potential for one or many machines to be compromised. Using [...]

How can a small business password protect itself?

How can a small business password protect itself?

It should come as no surprise that businesses handling any amount of customer data are frequent targets of hack attempts. Hackers may be after credit cards, personal identities, or sensitive company data. The hackers after this information are not typically like you see in Hollywood movies either. They aren’t sitting in front of large Matrix-like terminal screens, watching ASCII characters scroll down the screen. The methods they use are relatively simple and easily obtainable, from brute-force dictionary attacks, to [...]

Stop The Hack

Stop the Hack, Don’t Just Find out about it

Businesses that need to protect sensitive data may have methods for discovering hack attempts, but in many cases, they are frequently too late. Finding out about hack attempts isn’t good enough, especially if any of the hacks were successful. Relying on “intrusion detection” to prevent hack attempts means that you’re only detecting the hackers once they’ve actually gotten into your network system. The key is being able to stop hack attempts dead in their tracks, before they’ve gotten inside. Keep [...]

The Agony of Provisioning Users on Cloud-Based Services

The Agony of Provisioning Users on Cloud-Based Services

The Agony of Provisioning Users on Cloud-Based Services In this article, we are going to take a look at the frustrations that businesses may face when provisioning users to cloud-based applications that they use. We will examine the most common difficulties, and how Onion ID can help you to overcome them. Dashboards are often confusing Millions of business users and Internet users experience frustration with online dashboards on a daily basis. Dashboards are often confusing, add to that the hassle of maintaining [...]

How Can Businesses Protect Their Teams Data, Passwords And Identities

How Can Businesses Protect Their Teams Data, Passwords And Identities

The job market is changing rapidly and with it, the issue of identity and access management becomes a more and more complex problem for small business. Contractor jobs are the new norm in America, which means employees are coming and going at an ever increasing rate. Finding ways to keep business assets safe, protect devops teams from hanging cloud accounts, and discover new strategies for password management are now top priorities. Both companies and employees alike are seeing the benefit [...]