Imagine a scenario where your password has been stolen by a hacker. Now your accounts are completely at the mercy of them. What do you do? Obviously you want to change the password, but are you going to learn from this mistake or let it happen again in the future? Thankfully, two-factor authentication offers a solution to this dilemma, and it’s one that you might not have considered in the past.
Over 90 percent of people in the United States feel like their data is out of their control, and judging from the impression that the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation left on the world, it’s surely not going to be the last piece of privacy legislation that is issued. Still, will it be enough to urge certain governments and organizations to practice what they preach? The results could have long-lasting effects on businesses, as well.
Your organization needs to take network security as seriously as possible. While it might seem tempting to just implement security solutions and hide behind them, thinking you’re safe, it’s much more important that you invest time and consideration into your organization’s culture. We’ll walk you through how you can minimize threats to your network, as well as provide a primer for what to expect from comprehensive enterprise network security solutions.
As Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies gain value and popularity, more people will become familiar with blockchain. While blockchain is most associated with cryptocurrency, it’s easy to overlook just how many uses and benefits the technology has. Blockchain could fundamentally change every single industry with its focus on security, transparency, and privacy.
Privacy and information security have always been on the front of everyone’s mind. In the past, military leaders would send coded messages through battlefields using cryptography. Today, we share private information, including financial and healthcare information, online. The more we share, the greater the chance of our private information falling into the hands of criminals. Computers today take the same techniques of cryptography for encryption. Learn how encryption is keeping your information secure.
Another year, another spending bill has passed through the U.S. House and Senate, and on March 23, 2018, it was signed into law. Being an IT company, we aren’t going to be talking about the massive amount of government spending that was just passed through. We are more concerned about a specific earmark within the 2,232-page behemoth. Called the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data, or CLOUD Act, the new law has the implications of eroding individual privacy protection around the world. The act amends the Stored Communications Act of 1986 and gives unelected American officials a lot of power over global digital privacy rights.
Keeping your business emails safe is a priority for network security. Leaving your email open can make it available to anyone who’s connected to the same network as you. This goes for any Internet connection, public or private. Anywhere data can be transmitted is a way for your information to fall into the wrong hands. Email encryption is the best way to keep your organization’s communications secure. When it comes to network security, this is a step you absolutely want to include.
The Internet of Things is everywhere, and people aren’t sure if they can trust it. A recent survey done by Cisco shares some insight on how people feel about these connected devices and just how unaware they are of the extent of the Internet of Things. The results could be informative to your business and the way in which you manage. Let’s dig into the numbers and see what people have to say.