When it comes to cyberattacks, most people tend to think of elaborate hacking schemes or sophisticated malware exploiting critical vulnerabilities in computer systems. However, phishing attacks are much easier to execute and far more effective than a highly technical attack.
Social engineering scams have grown into a multitude of deceptive tactics, posing significant risks to businesses in 2023. These schemes exploit human psychology, capitalizing on trust and familiarity to deceive individuals and extract sensitive information or financial gains.
Human error is often the root cause of many breaches, but building employee awareness and cultivating good cybersecurity habits can drastically reduce the likelihood of your Ontario business experiencing cyberattacks.
While setting standards and enforcing consistent practices amongst your staff are essential, it can be difficult to get your employees started on cybersecurity awareness.
Cybercriminals often target small businesses because these organizations are usually unaware or don't pay enough attention to cybersecurity best practices. This could lead them to make mistakes that could have costly consequences.
Here are some mistakes that you should avoid at all costs because they could lead to stolen data, financial losses, or even a damaged reputation.
Canada's cybercrime landscape is teeming with ransomware attacks, phishing schemes, data breaches, and a plethora of fraudulent activities, which means that, unfortunately, individuals and businesses are constantly at risk of being attacked.
This begs the question: what makes Canada-based businesses an attractive target to malicious actors? Here are some factors.
Passwords are one of your business's main lines of defense against cyberthreats, blocking any unauthorized access to sensitive data and keeping confidential information safe. With cybercrime rates expected to rise further in 2023, it’s more important than ever to make sure that your passwords are secure.
No matter how well you protect your business from cyberattacks, there is always a risk that someone will find a way to break in. That’s why it’s essential to have a comprehensive security plan that includes a cutting-edge identity and access management (IAM) solution. In this blog, we will discuss the importance of IAM in […]
As companies increasingly adopt hybrid work, businesses must make cybersecurity an even bigger priority. This is because hybrid workers are exposed to more security risks compared to on-site workers.
To keep your Ontario hybrid workforce secure, here are seven best practices to implement.
Almost every business nowadays uses social media to market their products, heighten customer engagement, build customer loyalty, and other reasons. However, many business owners are unaware of the security risks associated with using social media.
For instance, confidential company information can be unintentionally leaked on the business’s social media page, or the company’s social media account can be hacked and used to gain access to internal data.
Microsoft Teams has become an essential tool in the workplace, with its ability to facilitate communication and collaboration in a remote or hybrid setting. However, as more and more users rely on this platform, its potential as a security risk increases. Here are the three best ways to help you secure Microsoft Teams. Utilize built-in […]