Regardless of the policies your company sets, your employees are going to have their mobile devices on them; and, depending on their circumstances, they may be tempted to use them to further their work processes. While this may have been cause for concern at one point, there are now methods, collectively known as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), that allow you to leverage these tendencies.
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.
When securing your company’s computing infrastructure, one of the most useful ways to manage it is with access control. Not only is it the best way to protect valuable information, but it also helps limit the number of people who have access to specific pieces of data. The few people that have access to sensitive information, the less chance there is that it can be stolen or leaked. There are more ways than ever before to implement access control in your organization. Let’s go over a few things to consider regarding access control, along with some innovative methods it can be applied in for your business’ security.
Your signature has a lot of power, particularly in the business world. Because of this, it’s curious to see how so many companies are moving over to the more digital alternative. In order to fully take advantage of digital signatures for your organization, you need comprehensive security measures that can reinforce the authenticity of your signatures.
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.
If you’re like a large portion of businesses, you are looking to increase your investment in information security in 2018. According to a recent report released by Gartner, investment in key security procedures will be on the rise.
If you haven’t implemented a strategy to manage your employee’s mobile devices on your company Wi-Fi network, now is the time. More and more people are using them. In fact, one study shows that over 90% of people under 30 own a smartphone. With usage that high, you’ll need to set up security measures to protect your business against threats that are targeting smartphones. Making sure your organization’s Wi-Fi network is secure your first step.
Let 2018 be the year you make it a priority to improve your business’ network security. With threats like ransomware, malware, and data breaches happening more often, it’s time to look at your overall network security investment. It must be a priority for your business to not only protect your data but your customers’ personal information as well. How do you make the most of your network security investment? Utilize features such as cloud computing, biometric identification and authentication, security analysis, and managed security services.
As a business owner, you’re always working to balance operational needs and the budget you planned. When it comes to costs, an area that often contributes to a tight budget is security-focused line items. You certainly don’t want to cut costs, but here are a few ways to get the most out of your security budget.