It has never been easier to become a victim of a carefully thought out phishing scam online. Of course, no one wants to face this kind of an experience because it brings along nothing but trouble.
Cybersecurity for desktop devices and cybersecurity for mobile ones are two completely different worlds. Each type of device is exposed to different kinds of cybersecurity threats, which is why mobile safety measures won’t always work on computers.
Do you ever get that “update software” message, roll your eyes, and click “later”? If you do, you’re not the only one. Thousands of people skip software updates because they don’t have the time and patience to sit through it.
Losing data from your mobile or desktop devices can be extremely stressful, especially if you lose important confidential files. Unfortunately, users lose data due to many reasons such as physical damage of the device, security breaches, or accidental deletions.
Passwords and pins have become such an old-school feature. Who uses passwords anymore? It seems like everyone has switched to biometrics as the most popular feature of newer smartphone devices. Biometrics such as fingerprint ID, face recognition, and even eye scans are becoming more and more common, even on the lower budget smartphones.
Mobile apps are widely used both for personal and business purposes. They’re convenient, easy to use, and in most cases free. However, there is a big downside to using many apps on your device, especially if you run a business or have employees who work for you.
No matter what industry your business is in, it is currently exposed to numerous risks related to online security. The number of cyber attacks targeting small businesses keeps growing on a daily basis, which proves our point that every single business is facing some sort of a threat.
We live in a world where digital technology connects everything around us. Businesses, institutions, individuals, and even governments use digital technology to communicate, transfer data, and conduct complex tasks and procedures. However, as much as the rapid technological advances have contributed to the improvements in the quality of life, they have also brought about numerous risks.
The IoT, short for Internet of Things, is a complex concept of extended connectivity between multiple kinds of devices. If we overlook the complicated definitions, IoT can simply be explained as a form of worldwide internet connectivity.
The year of 2018 has been a wild ride when it comes to cybersecurity worldwide. The year before, in 2017, cyber-attacks cost small and medium-sized businesses an average of $2,235,000, as stated by Ponemon 2017 State of Cybersecurity in SMBs. We are still waiting for official statistics on how many cyberattacks took place during 2018. For all we know, there were too many data breaches and security incidents to count.