If you’ve found yourself prompted for a second form of authentication when you log into a website or an app, you’ve experienced the wonders of multi-factor authentication (MFA). Adding it to your arsenal of cybersecurity protections can vastly improve your chances of keeping cybercriminals from accessing personal data or taking control of your Chicagoland company’s systems.
The COVID-19 pandemic caught everybody unawares. Several businesses were forced to scale down operations or shut down altogether. Those that managed to maintain some semblance of normalcy had to make several rapid, unfamiliar changes, especially on the digital front.
Bad cyber actors are increasingly becoming organized criminals with well-structured techniques. This, and globalization, has made the fight against cybercrime more challenging than ever before.
We are seeing an emergence of more and more nation-state cyber-terrorist groups targeting infrastructure from specific countries.
Insurance underwriters, as well as banking and financial institutions, extensively use credit ratings to estimate and manage risks. The higher your credit score, the lower your insurance and loan interest rates. With cybersecurity breaches and hacks at an all-time high, it is no surprise that insurance companies are now creating assessments to help them analyze the cyber risks of potential clients.