5 Tips for a Cyber Secure Home Experience

Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay  What Is Cybersecurity? Cybersecurity is referred to as the body of technologies and practices used to protect networks, data, and programs from attacks or unauthorized access. As the world is slowly becoming utterly dependent on technology, cybersecurity is required to safeguard all the information that travels through the internet. For instance, the digital economy accounted for 6.9 percent of the U.S. gross domestic product, or $1.35 trillion, in 2017, according to statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.  The government, military, and other organizations collect data from us, which might have sensitive information that can negatively empower unauthorized access. Unauthorized access to any device can use all your company’s sensitive data and business, and can also cause serious devastation.  Cybersecurity is, therefore, essential to protect all the sensitive data of your company or a business. Cybercrime has increased nowadays, as many people do not have a secure network connection, making it easily accessible by cyber attackers. The World Economic Forum reports that in 2019, four new malware samples were created every second.  This lack of a secure network has given cybercriminals the undue advantage to attack a company’s employees and get access to the company’s database. …

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How to Best Safeguard Your Customers’ Data From Cyberattackers

Your customer is the best asset you have and should be roundly protected from any form of harm. With the unceasing onslaught by cyberattackers on governments, businesses, and individuals, the least you can do is to go to any length to ensure that your customers’ data are safeguarded. A quick recap of some very ugly incidents in 2019, will bring to the front-burner why safeguarding your customers’ data must be your uppermost priority. In May, a surveillance contractor for US Customs and Border Protection suffered a breach, and hackers stole photos of travelers and license plates related to about 100,000 people.  A destructive strain of ransomware called LockerGoga has specifically been victimizing industrial and manufac­turing firms. As if that is not enough, in March, a research report from the threat intelligence firm Kaspersky, says that computer maker Asus disclosed a supply chain attack sometime in the second half of 2018 that had compromised the company’s Live Update tool to push malware to almost 1 million customers. We can go on and on as this is just the tip of the iceberg. The important thing to note here is that it’s now more necessary than ever to put serious measures in…

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