Key elements of effective network security

Businesses benefit tremendously from connecting office computers and other devices to form a network. It allows you to easily share files and equipment like printers, communicate with others, view other people’s work, and collaborate on projects.

But these networks also leave your computers and devices vulnerable to damage and your data vulnerable to theft.

Signs you’re being phished and who to report to

Have you ever gotten a text message stating that you have just won the lottery? Or perhaps you have received a warning email from your bank that requires you to fill out the attached form to unlock your account? Beware, you might become a victim of a phishing attack!

Phishing is a form of identity theft that tricks unsuspecting users to divulge their personal information, like passwords and credit card details, by posing as a legitimate entity.

Top 4 security threats you need to worry about

Hardly a month goes by without news of a major cybersecurity incident affecting thousands of people. And if you keep up with security blogs, you may think that there are just way too many threats to wrap your head around. So, what are the most important security threats you need to prepare for?

Malware
Malicious software, such as Trojans, worms, and ransomware, has always been a serious concern for users because new vulnerabilities and variants keep getting discovered.