Hacking Doesn’t Take a Computer Science Degree

There’s a reason that cybercrime is so popular: it is no longer reserved for those with extensive programming knowledge to profit from. Now, according to a report by Deloitte entitled Black Market Ecosystem: Estimating the Cost of “Pwnership”, there is a complete economy built around easily accessible hacking tools that don’t require specialized knowledge to leverage.

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What Really Takes Place on the Dark Web & Why Businesses Need to Know

If your company suffers a data breach, the stolen information is almost guaranteed to end up for sale on the dark web. Businesses of all sizes are vulnerable to cyber attacks. While news reports focus on major corporate data breaches, 43 percent of all cyber attacks are aimed at small businesses.…

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[Infographic] How the Dark Web Takes Your Network Security Captive

The internet was home to 3.8 billion users in 2017, and research indicates that this number will increase to 6 billion in 2022.This audience has 1.5 billion websites available during their browsing sessions. Your company needs to do more than merely put up a website to succeed in this environment.Having a strong online…

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Why Solid Network Security Includes Monitoring the Dark Web

Cybersecurity threats become more sophisticated every year.In fact, cyber crime damage costs to hit $6 trillion annually by 2021.The rise in cyber crime is making it difficult for companies to keep their networks safe. Businesses are no longer responsible for merely defending the perimeter and securing on-site servers and workstations.The…

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How Identity Management Can Protect Your Business Network

Cybersecurity attacks are on the rise and companies big and small are vulnerable.Hackers are using increasingly sophisticated attack strategies to breach sensitive corporate and consumer data.Research conducted by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) found that of the 174 million records breached in 2017, 91.4 percent were the result of corporate database…

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How Businesses Can Protect Themselves Against the Dark Web

Understanding the dark web and the danger it poses to your business is crucial.While most of us are familiar with the “surface web” like Google, Facebook, Amazon, and the countless other user-friendly, legitimate websites and search engines that most of us use every day, the internet is a much larger…

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How to Protect Yourself from Spectre & Meltdown

From WannaCry to Heartbleed, hardly an industry was spared in 2017 as sensitive corporate and consumer data was fervently stolen by hackers.Two new threats, known as Spectre and Meltdown, are different from those that dominated last year's headlines as they have not, as of yet, been exploited by hackers. With…

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Understanding How Network Security Reduces Costly Downtime

Each day more companies are transitioning to digital business models, which means unplanned network downtime becomes a more worrisome possibility.As the business culture shifts, it is important for every member of an organization, even financial executives, to evaluate the technological risks, gain full understanding of network security, acknowledge its importance, and identify the…

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2016 Network Security Report: 93% of Phishing Emails Are Ransomware

You get an email. You carelessly open the attachment. You see a notice on your computer, politely phrased in spite of its hostile intent, telling you that your files are now encrypted, but you can get them back if you send a payment in Bitcoin to a specified wallet. Your…

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Network Security: The Top 5 Attacks We’ll See in the Next Three Years

When discussing current network security threats, it can become so overwhelming that it's a challenge to hone in on one thing at a time. One thing's clear, though: the next few years are going to become a minefield when it comes to cyber threats for everyone. No matter if you're a business,…

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