Many solutions empowering businesses like yours — internet telephony and cloud technology, to name two examples — are possible because of the internet. But not everything on the world wide web can benefit your organization. The dark web, in particular, can pose a very serious danger to your company, your vendors, and your customers.
Many companies have adopted hybrid working arrangements to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. These setups give employees the flexibility to work in any environment where they feel safe and more productive. However, facilitating hybrid work in a post-pandemic era comes with many IT challenges.
The coronavirus pandemic proved just how important it is for businesses to adopt solutions that support flexible working arrangements. After all, unforeseen circumstances may suddenly prevent your employees from working in the office, but they have to remain productive to keep your organization running.
Businesses around the world are boosting their 2022 IT budgets by 3.6% — the largest increase in a decade — according to a survey by Gartner. Many of the study’s respondents are raising their spend on cybersecurity, likely in preparation for more varied and advanced cyber threats next year.
More companies will likely be returning to the office in 2022 after almost two years of working remotely. Cybercriminals will no doubt take advantage of this trend, so your business must face the new year equipped against a possible surge in cyber incidents.
Ransomware and other types of malware pose a serious threat to your business, putting you at extreme risk of extended downtime, data breaches, and the loss of valuable resources. Your IT system can get infected by malware in several ways, one of which is when your employees visit and download content from malicious websites — whether accidentally or on purpose.
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On the e-tailer’s checkout page, just provide the required credit card details to complete your purchase.
The biggest cybersecurity risk for your company isn’t hackers, malware, or email scams. It’s actually a lot closer than you think. Most security experts agree that it’s the users themselves — in other words, you and your staff — who pose the greatest risk to the security of data and IT systems.
LastPass eliminates the headache of creating and storing strong passwords for your corporate and personal accounts. If you already have a LastPass vault for your work passwords, you can create a new account in which to secure your online account passwords, credit card details, and other personal information.
As workflows and workforces become increasingly digitized, the need for greater and more targeted security systems increases. Online connectivity opens a network up to a wide range of threats, forcing security providers to develop even more advanced cyber defenses.