…cyber attacks? Sounds like a lot of fun, right? Take one down and you’ve still got almost 900 million cyber attacks! That’s what the Utah state government says they get average daily. Can you imagine getting that many attacks in one day? Two years ago they were averaging about 150 million a day. That is
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In August of last year, the UK government announced plans to start fining businesses for not having cyber security measures in place. Businesses working in services such as energy and transportation would be liable for up to $17 million for failing to have cyber security in place. This seems to be a direct response
With numerous substantial cyber security breaches in 2017, organizations around the world have been looking for additional safeguards to protect their data and systems. It’s become apparent to many that your password may not be good enough anymore. Predictions from industry experts indicate that a move to dual factor or even multifactor authentication is imminent.
In this day and age, dealing with cyber security threats is a normal part of business. Predictions are out that these threats are only going to increase each year as the man power, and the computer power, behind these attacks rises. There are more and more services becoming available as this industry grows. Fibernet recently
2017 was a banner year for cyber security breaches. Equifax, WannaCry, and NotPetya, not to mention the announcement that every Yahoo account was compromised—there was something major to announce about security breaches every month (and nearly every week). The year was undeniable proof that cyber risks are real, and we need to be paying more
Cybersecurity is becoming a bigger and bigger issue these days. With the recent announcements of breaches at Yahoo and Equifax, it’s quickly becoming apparent that businesses aren’t doing enough to protect themselves from incursion. For many smaller companies though, who might not have their own cybersecurity professionals on staff, it may not be readily apparent
Personal information is one of the most important things you can protect, and good cyber security isn’t just about a firewall and carefully checking emails, it’s about being smart and safe. Don’t let the internet take that away from you. Learn more below! How many times a day do we use web browsers? Search engines?
Businesses these days often take a laissez faire approach to their cyber security. Some host things on location and have no more InfoSec than their IT administrator. More and more these days, though, businesses are choosing hosting services in their many varieties. Many believe that because there are techies handling their digital infrastructure, that it
Like most forms of misfortune, having your business attacked by a hacker doesn’t seem like it could really happen, until it does. After a cyber attack, you may not be sure what to do next, especially if computer security isn’t your field of expertise. You may be worried what the ramifications are, how it will damage your
In today’s digital culture, being aware of potential entry points for hackers is a critical part of defending against cyber threats. After all, knowing is half the battle. With that in mind, we’ve put together this list to highlight the primary weaknesses hackers exploit to gain access to your system. After reading this list,