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Tag: cybercrime

Zero Day Vulnerability

Zero Day Vulnerability- What is it and how can you secure yourself?

What is a Zero-day vulnerability? A zero-day vulnerability is essentially a defect in the digital security infrastructure which can be exploited by cyber-criminals, governments and nefarious third parties. This defect has not been patched by the security vendor and can be caused by improper computer or security programming and configuration. When a zero-day vulnerability is […]

culture

How to create a culture of Cyber security in the workplace

Why is it important? The digital landscape is constantly changing- with the advent of innovations such as Virtual Reality, drones, and the Internet of Things, businesses are scurrying to keep up to date with the newest technology. On the flip side, the Cyber Threat to firms has increased dramatically due to this phenomenon. Phishing emails, ransomware, Denial of Service (DoS) attacks have become commonplace, making cyber […]

cyber espionage

What is Cyber Espionage and how can you prevent it?

What is Cyber Espionage?  This is a form of cyber-attack that involves the stealth of classified, sensitive data or intellectual property by an anonymous identity to provide an advantage to a competitor or government entity. These spies make use of advance persistent threats (APTs) to penetrate unsuspecting government and corporate networks without being noticed.   Information […]

Rising Cost of Cybercrimes

RISING COST OF CYBERCRIMES

Cyberattacks are a rising crime not only in the U.S. but all over the world. Cybercrimes have become the most significant and expensive threat to companies of all sizes as they become progressively more sophisticated and organized. Recent high-profile attacks include data breach at Marriott in 2018, the Equifax breach in 2017 and the Yahoo hack in 2014, all […]

Importance of Cybersecurity in 2019

Importance of Cybersecurity in 2019

With the onset of globalization and the increase in the number of devices that are interconnected these days, the importance of cybersecurity in 2019 has grown more than ever. In this technology era, access to information is on your fingertips. While this can be a good thing in today’s digitally connected world, it elevates the […]

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