Modern businesses rely on customer data to improve their services and outperform their competitors. In a report by Deloitte and Touche, companies that use customer data to make decisions increased their profits by 60%. Unfortunately, data collection is now more difficult due to stricter privacy laws resulting from the rising number of security breaches. This […]
How to secure customer data collection
Ensuring business continuity with cloud technology
There are several ways to ensure business continuity, and storing your company’s data in the cloud is undoubtedly one of the best. In this post, we’ll discuss the advantages of cloud storage over other backup media and why your company should invest in it. Improved uptime Many business owners think it’s enough to store copies […]
Top qualities to consider when choosing a laptop for remote work
Being able to work in your PJs in the comfort of your own bed is one of the greatest perks of working from home. Working remotely is not so great, though, if you’re stuck with a laptop that’s slow and inefficient. If your laptop can’t keep up with your work needs and is dragging your […]
Battle of the Telephone Systems – On-Premise? – Hosted? – Microsoft Teams?
This is a time of dramatic upheaval in the telephony industry. The questions being asked by users and the claims being made by vendors truly have the industry in turmoil. The one thing that hasn’t changed is that organizations of all sizes need phone systems to run their operations.
Microsoft rolls out new Microsoft 365 Apps admin center capabilities
The pandemic has expedited cloud migration timelines, and IT administrators have had to accomplish gargantuan tasks in record time, such as moving workflows to the cloud, securing company devices, and ensuring 24/7 data access. As the cloud becomes an increasingly pivotal part of business operations, Microsoft continues to improve the Microsoft 365 Apps admin center […]
Understanding fileless malware
Though fileless malware has been around much longer, it only became a mainstream method of cyberattack in 2017. With fileless malware, cybercriminals are able to use legitimate tools and services, such as existing software, applications, and authorized protocols, to carry out malicious activities like unauthorized data retrieval or data damage.
Changes to CMMC – Introducing CMMC 2.0!
The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), the five cybersecurity maturity level framework was introduced last year to better protect the pentagon’s networks and sensitive controlled unclassified information against cyberattacks! This framework affects MORE than 300,000 contractors and subcontractors in the defense industry base and their level of security is determined based on the security requirement […]
Vulnerability Assessment or Penetration Test – Which one should you do first?
Many organizations are still confused about what security assessments are, which ones do they need, and the kind of information that these assessments provide regarding their own security posture. In our LANTalks conversation “Breaking Down Security Assessments” we connected with James Roberts, Cybersecurity Analyst at Cyberstone Security, and discussed everything there is to know about […]
The 7 Ghosts of Cybersecurity
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but it is also well known, among the vernacular of the younger generation, as the Spooky Season. Most people are more concerned with ghosts, ghouls, and goblins than they are with the dangers lurking in the dark corners of the Internet.