Month: February 2020

10 Tips to Keep Your Network Secure

The most common threats to your network Hacking attempts Zero-day and zero-hour attacks – this is a sudden attack on a recently discovered vulnerability, meaning that developers will not have had time to address and patch before the first attack. Malicious programs like viruses, malware, Trojans, adware and spyware Distributed Denial of Service Attacks (DDOS) and Denial of Service (DOS) These network threats look for some or all of the following Unpatched software and hardware – where a program or code has a vulnerability that a company is aware of but won’t or can’t fix. Unsecured websites Weak passwords Unsecured wireless networks So, tips to assist with this: 1, It may be surprising to some, but many people save their read more...

Educating Your Employees on What Hacking Looks Like!

The reality is, all humans are open to error and this will include your employees. Inevitably it can become very easy for something to be overlooked when the same people are looking at the same data every day. It is a good idea to invite a trusted security expert to help identify any potential weak spots. Explaining the detrimental consequences of everyday activities that could cause your company to be comprised, such as an employee leaving a laptop on a train, accessing work documents over an open WiFi network in a café or opening personal email on a work device can help your staff understand how they could potentially undermine security for your firm. Another excellent way to train your read more...