Have you ever wondered why the letters HTTP or HTTPS suddenly appear in your web browser after a search? It’s not random. HTTP is an acronym for HyperText Transfer Protocol and HTTPS represents the same acronym followed by the word ‘secure’. Seen in every browser after every search, it’s important to know the difference between HTTP and HTTPS. Understanding this small distinction just may save you from handing over your information to online hackers.
You’re sitting in a McDonald’s by yourself. Bored, you pull out your phone and connect to the food chain’s public wi-fi network. Rumor has it that these networks can be dangerous, but that slips your mind as you find yourself quickly engaged by notifications and news stories. Unbeknownst to you, your information is now at risk. You need to stop using public wi-fi.
You’re using the cloud right now to read this blog post. Essentially, being “in the cloud” means you store and access data over the internet. The cloud isn’t magical - it’s composed of online managed data centers. A host of cloud computing options present new opportunities for your business.
Are cybersecurity risks keeping you up at night? Did you know the greatest cybersecurity risk in your company is the person who sits behind the keyboard? In fact, 90% or more of successful cyberattacks are caused by human error.
We all know a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. In cybersecurity, that potential weak link is a human. The best cybersecurity tools in the world won’t protect from a careless employee. Every day, hackers exploit our human vulnerabilities to create cybersecurity risks.
You may know someone who’s been a victim of a cybersecurity attack. Or, maybe you’ve experienced it first-hand. The clean-up is time-consuming and expensive. A cybersecurity risk management plan will help keep your business safer.
Cryptojacking is on its way to becoming a more common cybersecurity risk than ransomware. If you haven’t heard of it, here’s what you need to know about protecting your business from cryptojacking.
Next time you’re in line at the grocery store or sitting in a restaurant, observe how many people are clicking, scrolling and typing. They’re captivated by their phones to the exclusion of everything else.
When was the last time you cleaned out your Inbox? Do you know how many emails you have? In Outlook, a quick glance in the lower left-hand corner will tell you.