remote access solutions for business
The growing trend of remote working brought upon the COVID-19 pandemic has spurred many organizations to look for remote working solutions. Ideally, these solutions should offer secure access to corporate files from remote devices.  Because employees and staff are now accessing files from locations outside of the traditional workplace, remote working security has become a hot issue.  If your employees are working remotely, it’s nearly impossible to make sure that each employee follows the proper
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Raising security awareness nowadays is more important than ever considering the fact that anyone who has a device connected to the internet can fall victim to malicious attacks. While it may bring certain inconveniences for individuals, business owners can lose everything when a successful security breach takes place; a damaged reputation and relationship with customers can ruin a business. Investing in a good security specialist as well as organizing cybersecurity training courses or other educational
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network traffic
Companies and organizations are well aware of the importance of network security and web application security. Rather than just “setting and forgetting,” the data collected from network security and web application security solutions you may have deployed provide valuable insights into your network and websites. So, what can you learn from monitoring network traffic and web application traffic? Network Traffic Monitoring network traffic provides immediate internal visibility into potential security and operational issues. For your
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brand phishing
The COVID-19 crisis has taken away the normal lives of people all over the world. Due to social distancing, people are using their personal devices to communicate with each other more frequently, and more people are working remotely. Increased use of mobile devices and remote connections directly translates to hackers having more access to sensitive information on both personal and corporate levels, especially for those without a secure connection. This is a summary of the
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VPN cybersecurity vulnerabilities
The digital age is changing, and so are the rules. Looking at the possible vulnerabilities of having an online presence, what is the most sought after thing to maintain the balance? A VPN, that’s what! Many have turned to actively using VPNs, not only to access multiple blocked websites but also to secure a secret passage, protect their devices, and shield away possible cyberattacks. However, what happens when the VPN you choose, is equally vulnerable
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small businesses
With the coronavirus pandemic creating unprecedented health and economic crisis worldwide, the livelihoods of businesses are all at stake globally. Although big and medium enterprises have been affected, small businesses have taken the biggest hit. All the stakeholders need to ensure how to take decisive action to combat the economic repercussions as the future functioning of the global economy is of utmost importance. A report suggesting that 89% of small businesses have moved to the
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IP address
Remote File Inclusion (RFI) and Local File Inclusion (LFI) are vulnerabilities that target the web application layer and if exploited can lead to full server takeover by malicious actors.  These cyberattacks fall under the two types of file inclusion attacks and primarily affect companies and organizations that have poorly-written web applications (i.e websites).  Read on to learn more about the characteristics that make up Remote File Inclusion (RFI) and Local File Inclusion (LFI) attacks and
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Remote hacking has been on the rise ever since the COVID-19 crisis changed the work environment settings for many companies and organizations. Hackers are known to use various malicious remote control tools to gain access to vulnerable networks and systems.  Among these tools are rootkits. Though rootkits do not technically fall under the umbrella of malware, rootkits work very similar to malware in that they run on a system without restrictions and usually work to
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backdoors for remote hacking
In today’s cybersecurity climate, chances are you’ve heard of ‘backdoors’ and the grave challenge they present to your company’s network. In broad terms, a backdoor is a way for hackers to establish unauthorized access to a network from a remote location. Backdoors provide hackers with a hidden entrance to a network and are usually undetectable by security systems because they don’t leave any special traces behind. That means that once a hacker uses a backdoor
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cms security
When it comes to building a website, startup owners usually turn towards Content Management Systems (CMS) instead of a customized HTML version. And why shouldn’t they? CMS tools such as WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal offer an easy-to-use interface with plenty of customization options. They are also affordable and cost way less than a traditional HTML website. Most importantly, CMS tools are user-friendly and don’t require any prior technical knowledge – enabling even the most amateur
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