Invest In Cybersecurity Or Risk Closing Down

The internet has enabled businesses to reach broader markets and enhance efficiency through computer-assisted automation. However, with these gains also comes the need to invest in cybersecurity.

Initially, most businesses only invested in cybersecurity to enhance consumer confidence or abide by data privacy standards.

How Multi-Factor Authentication Increases Your Defense Against Cyber Crime

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.

What’s Your Cybersecurity Insurance Credit Score?

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.

5 Simple Ways To Protect Yourself Against Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware has advanced over the years from simple hacks on personal devices to sophisticated, well-coordinated supply chain attacks that target thousands of organizations simultaneously. Nothing best demonstrates this aggravation than the continually rising costs of mitigating ransomware attacks, which according to CIO.com, now stand at $1.85 million.

7 Cybersecurity Measures You Can Implement to Protect Your Organization

Businesses in all industries have become targets for cybercriminals looking to access confidential corporate and client data. Contrary to popular opinion, large corporations aren’t the only businesses that have fallen victim to cyberattacks. Small-to-medium-sized businesses have also experienced their share of cyberattacks and are increasingly becoming targets for cybercriminals.

July Fourth Kaseya Ransomware Attack & How To Keep Safe

On the onset of July Fourth, bad cyber actors infiltrated Kaseya, a Florida-based IT firm's systems, and successfully launched a scathing ransomware attack. They managed to encrypt and seize tons of data and demanded $70 million for its release.

The hack, which CBC News calls "the biggest ransomware attack on record," is just the latest in a series of several recent ransomware incidents.