Data Breaches: Attacks on the Rise Keeping Businesses at Risk

  Does it seem like your business is being attacked from all angles? With the internet being so accessible, your data is too. According to a recent Forbes article, data breaches in the US have risen dramatically in the past few years.    In just a year span, data breaches went from 36.6 million in 2016 to 197.6 million in 2017. That is a 161 million increase in breaches. But that increase does not compare to the recorded number of breaches in 2018. A record high of 446.5 million files were exposed last year.    Breaches are extremely costly to your company.  The average data breach costs a company $3.9…

The New Phishing: Five ways to avoid vishing hacks

  Are you receiving multiple calls from numbers that seem local or familiar — but aren’t? According to a recent Forbes article, cybersecurity scammers and criminals are now taking a different approach to reach your data. Phishing is very last year — now it’s all about vishing. A portmanteau of voice and phishing, vishing uses phone calls through an Internet telephone service (VoIP) to target victims directly rather than using more impersonal technology.    In a vishing scam, attackers will call employees with a ruse or pretext in order to convince the employee into an action such as clicking a file sent in a phishing engagement or providing sensitive information…

Banking & The Cloud — The Evolution of Progress & What’s Driving Change

  As our world grows more and more tech-centric and immediate, people are demanding more apps, access and visibility when it comes to finances as well. Top banks will only be able to make this happen by creating a versatile cloud model. Yet despite more and more businesses moving their systems to the cloud every day, the banking sphere is lagging behind when it comes to making a cloud model a reality. In the next three to five years, this slow transition to the cloud will need to speed up. According to a new report from Accenture, more than two-fifths of bank executives surveyed lacked a strategy for cloud adoption,…

Introducing Cybersecurity Automation

As the business world turns increasingly digital, efficiency and security are top-of-mind. Cybersecurity automation are being adopted at small and large companies, thus allowing cybersecurity teams to focus on more complex activities.  With digital technologies advancing within companies, it’s more important than ever that these businesses are protected. Cyber attacks have increased due to companies striving higher in digital processes. Automating cybersecurity processes helps to cover all gaps while maintaining (and even increasing) the company’s efficiency. Many companies are already using automation products like security automation and orchestration (SOAR) and robotic process automation (RPA), along with custom- developed software and code.  These two automated approaches help collect intelligence by working…