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The new year has just begun and it is a time of renewal as we plan for the possibilities to come in 2023. It is also a time when you need to plan for resiliency in the face of an ever-present threat of an attack.

Sixty-eight percent of surveyed business leaders feel that cybersecurity risks are getting worse. They have a good reason. Attacks continue to get more sophisticated. They are also often perpetrated by large criminal organizations. These criminal groups treat these attacks like a business. 

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Simplify Your IT Safeguards Using CISA Cybersecurity Performance Goals

Cybersecurity is becoming increasingly important as technology plays a more prominent role in our daily business operations in both small and large corporations. This increase in technology comes with an increased threat of cyberattacks. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, over 700 thousand cyberattacks against small businesses resulted in damages totaling 2.8 billion in 2020. Companies must implement IT safeguards to protect themselves from the recurrent increase in these attacks.

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The new year has just begun and it is a time of renewal as we plan for the possibilities to come in 2023. It is also a time when you need to plan for resiliency in the event of a cybersecurity attack.

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6 Reasons to Start Using Phishing-Resistant MFA for Better Security

As the digital world evolves, the threats it faces also evolve. Despite its seemingly innocuous name, phishing is considered to be one of the most dangerous cybersecurity threats facing businesses today. The sophistication of phishing attacks (which entail various fraudulent attempts to obtain user information, credit card numbers and passwords) is continuously on the rise.

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The global home security market has been growing by leaps and bounds. By 2026, experts expect the market to expand at a rate of 20.1%. This is on top of an expected increase of 21.6% from 2021 to 2022.

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3 Ways to Build Cyber Resiliency for Your Organization

In modern terms, discussions about development in business circles (from small and medium businesses to governments to multinational corporations) must involve digital transformation to be effective. It is no different in other sectors. This transformation does not happen to every company in the same way but cyber resiliency is important to the development of companies.

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One constant struggle in offices is the balance between user productivity and security. If you give users too much freedom in your network, risk increases. Add too many security gates and productivity can dwindle.

It is a fine balance between the two but you can achieve it. Organizations need to recognize the importance of both and not sacrifice one for another.

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It seems that nearly as long as passwords have been around, they have been a major source of security concern. Eighty-one percent of security incidents happen due to stolen or weak passwords. Additionally, employees continue to neglect the basics of good cyber hygiene.

For example, 61% of workers use the same password for multiple platforms and 43% have shared their passwords with others. These factors are why compromised credentials are the main cause of data breaches.

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Cloud misconfiguration has become one of the most significant threats to cloud security. Cloud vulnerabilities have increased by 28% since last year. There was an increase in the offer of cloud accounts on the dark web of 200%. The catastrophic impact of cloud misconfiguration has made it clear that proper cloud security and configuration is of the utmost importance. 

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One of the most difficult types of attacks to detect are insider threats. An “insider” would be anyone that has legitimate access to your company network and data. This would be via a login or other authorized connection.

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