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Dec 20, 2021   |  By SecuritySenses
Cyberattacks are not a recent phenomenon, but their risk is growing. 2021 has proven that these hacks are occurring more frequently and that even the most sophisticated organisations can be threatened. The reality is that these cyberattacks will continue to be an enormous threat in 2022. Below, we have collated predictions from top cybersecurity executives on how to navigate these new challenges and ensure that your business stays safe in 2022.
Jul 9, 2021   |  By Chester Avey
The Covid-19 pandemic has dramatically altered working experiences and what we consider to be normal. Almost every industry has been affected and businesses were forced to scramble to find ways of operating at such a difficult time. Things have begun to improve, and we may be through the worst of the pandemic, but it has had a lingering effect.
Jun 30, 2021   |  By Chester Avey
Remote working is here to stay, so it's vital that businesses understand how to get the best out of their staff. For some roles, working remotely is easier than others - DevOps employees, for example, can face challenges if they're not fully supported within the organisation. In a distributed workforce, there's a higher risk of security issues and application problems, so it's crucial that organisations support them to keep the organisation running smoothly. Here are 6 ways to do just that.
Jun 28, 2021   |  By SecuritySenses
In May of 2021, a cybercrime organization called DarkSide successfully locked operators of the Colonial Pipeline, which supplies the east coast with 45% of its petroleum fuel, out of their own software system with a type of malware called "ransomware." True to its name, ransomware returns access to your software (in theory) if you pay a ransom. The result-fuel supplies collapsed across the eastern United States, with gas lines, price spikes, and panic. People began hoarding gasoline in states not even served by the Colonial Pipeline. The US government passed emergency legislation. Even DarkSide seemed shocked at the impact of their cyberattack.
Jun 24, 2021   |  By SecuritySenses
As soon as you turn on a news channel or try to read the latest broadcast from your favorite site, you can find an article on cybercriminal activity, especially ransomware-type. Ransomware, a highly crippling malware attack on businesses of all sizes and sensitive information, has been in action. You can search now and find several companies getting attacked and losing footing.
May 25, 2021   |  By SecuritySenses
Cryptography is an essential act of hiding information in transit to ensure that only the receiver can view it. IT experts achieve this by encoding information before sending out and decoding it on the receiver's end. Using an algorithm, IT experts can encrypt information using either symmetric or asymmetric encryption. However, like any other computer system, attackers can launch attacks on cryptosystems.
Mar 2, 2021   |  By SecuritySenses
During the first months of the last year, Zoom was a little known video conferencing platform with a few million users. However, the spread of Coronavirus across the globe forced businesses and organizations to make changes in their working models. Among them was adopting remote working practices, fostered by several communication and collaboration tools. This is where Zoom's popularity surged, with remote workers using the tool to conduct virtual meetings. However, the explosive popularity of Zoom created several cybersecurity ramifications. The unexpected growth exposed the platform to various security faults, vulnerabilities, and hackers. That said, below are some of the best practices to keep your Zoom meetings secure.
Feb 16, 2021   |  By SecuritySenses
The Internet is a massive space. Seven days a week, millions of web sites, files, and servers run 24 hours a day. Even so, it is just the tip of the iceberg that we surf and the visible websites that can be accessed using search engines such as Google and Yahoo. The Deep Web, which makes up approximately 90 percent of all websites, is underneath the ground. This hidden network is so massive that it is difficult to figure out at any given time how many pages or sites are currently involved.
Feb 8, 2021   |  By Chester Avey
2020 was an extremely challenging year for businesses in every industry and in every country across the world. Even those organisations that were able to find a way to continue to operate successfully through the pandemic found that their ways of working were impacted - often negatively - by Covid-19.
Jan 11, 2021   |  By Chester Avey
For almost as long as there have been computers, there have been people who want to get the information from the computers of others. As such, the history of cybersecurity follows very much step-by-step with the history of modern computing. In 2021, just as computing is an essential part of everyday life, cybersecurity has been a vital investment that every business or organisation needs. When the world's largest companies and even its richest countries' infrastructure can be vulnerable to cybercriminals, it shows that anyone can fall victim to data breaches.

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