How is AI helping SMBs create a more robust cybersecurity posture?

In popular media, cybercriminals are often portrayed targeting big corporations or top government agencies. In reality, they typically attack small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). This is because these organizations are easier to infiltrate: unlike large enterprises, SMBs may lack crucial resources, such as budget and IT personnel, hampering their ability to implement sophisticated cybersecurity tools and technologies.

How to make cybersecurity more user-friendly for employees

Contrary to popular belief, cybersecurity incidents often aren't the work of highly sophisticated hacking techniques alone, but rather, they are due to simple mistakes like weak passwords or clicking on malicious links. This means cybersecurity is not just the sole responsibility of the IT department or security experts; it concerns every employee in an organization.

How to establish a strong cybersecurity culture at work

These days, cybersecurity isn’t the sole responsibility of IT departments; it’s a collective effort involving every employee. According to Verizon's 2023 Data Breach Investigations Report, 74% of breaches involved the human element, such as misuse, social engineering attacks, and simple errors.

The 7 stages of a ransomware attack: A handy roadmap for business owners

In a ransomware attack, cybercriminals encrypt the victim's critical data and ask for a ransom in exchange for giving back data access. But contrary to what many may believe, ransomware attacks don't just happen overnight. The reason these attacks are so successful is that they're meticulously planned, often over the course of many months.

How to identify early ransomware signs and take swift action

Ransomware attacks are becoming more frequent and expensive, dealing irreparable damage to businesses of all sizes and industries by encrypting data and rendering it inaccessible until a ransom is paid to the perpetrator.

But while ransomware is a formidable foe, mitigating its impact is possible with early threat detection and swift response.

5 Ways an MSP protects a business’s IT infrastructure

Rapid technological advancements have revolutionized the business landscape, but they have also opened the gates to a barrage of cybersecurity threats. From customer data theft to disruptions in business operations, the risks to a business's IT infrastructure have never been greater.