How can companies protect themselves from cyber-attacks?

How can companies protect themselves from cyber-attacks? As the prevalence of hacking, phishing and various other online scams increases, it is important that you look after your IT security across the board. Data is a valuable commodity and, if stolen in significant volume, virtually priceless to both criminals and the agencies of nation states with dubious intentions. Fortunately, there are many steps that companies and organisation can take to protect themselves from hackers. These range from relatively obvious steps such as not writing down or sharing passwords to never clicking on links from potential phishing scam emails. Less obvious things such as internal data compartmentalisation should also be considered. With the profusion of the many different types of hacking attacks and online scams prevalent in today’s world, you need to keep your data safe and secure. Here are the recommended major steps that we believe should be taken to protect your valuable corporate data: Use complex passwords. Always incorporate a mixture of upper and lower case alphanumeric characters, spaces and symbols in passwords. Make the password as long as is practicable! Install effective Antivirus and Anti-Malware Software. This is a necessity today, they work by detecting and removing virus, malware,Click Me For More Details… […]

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A look at Hackers potential impact on businesses and organisations

It is a fact of modern life that a great many modern businesses and organisations will have already been hacked by unscrupulous criminal networks! What you may not know is that either individuals or government agencies acting for entire nation states have also recently been implicated in these criminal activities! These data breaches occur worldwide every day of the week 24/7 and show no signs of abating anytime soon. Security breaches are also not necessarily something that most companies would want to make public. This is because there is, of course, a major potential issue should your banking, credit card or other details come into the hands of a criminal enterprise or foreign government. The world’s biggest data breaches have been truly enormous in scale. In 2014 eBay lost as many as 233 million personal details including names, telephone numbers, post and email addresses, passwords and even dates of birth! It is thought that this particular eBay data breach was facilitated by a small number of its own employees passing details to hackers thereby allowing them to access an eBay database containing their user’s personal details. Once the hackers had gained access they simply copied the valuable data with theClick Me For More Details… […]

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