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What is Spam?

What is Spam?

Spam - spam emails, texts and sms messages (i.e. junk email), are unsolicited messages sent indiscriminately in bulk. Spam is a gigantic waste of time and resources.

How to protect yourself from identity theft

How to protect yourself from identity theft

Identity fraud is all over. Almost every day, we see news reports describing new techniques for crooks to steal your personal information, as well as warnings about big data breaches that expose your sensitive data to hackers on the Dark Web. 

What is Shoulder Surfing?

What is Shoulder Surfing?

Shoulder surfing is a form of social engineering that enables cybercriminals to gather information just by looking over their victims’ shoulders. The aim of shoulder surfing is to obtain personal data, such as usernames, passwords or personal identification numbers (PINs), bank account numbers or credit card numbers.

What is Ransomware?

What is Ransomware?

Ransomware is particularly vicious malware that infects your digital device, encrypting your data and then holding you hostage until you pay a ransom.

Do You need to Conduct a Cyber Security Risk Assessment

Do You need to Conduct a Cyber Security Risk Assessment

Small businesses experience cyber security risks in varying forms and sophistication every day. Being complacent about the risks and ignoring the importance of a cybersecurity risk assessment can damage the health of their businesses. 

A Step-by-Step Process for Creating an SMB Cybersecurity Plan

A Step-by-Step Process for Creating an SMB Cybersecurity Plan

Failing to plan is a plan to fail. The vulnerability of your small business's digital infrastructure is dramatically increased without a sound cyber security plan. Business plans help achieve desirable outcomes. You don't want to be a cyber attack victim, so build a plan.

What is a Firewall?

What is a Firewall?

A firewall blocks outsiders from gaining unauthorized access to your computer and helps stop malicious software from infecting your computer.

What you should know about Chatbots And cybersecurity

What you should know about Chatbots And cybersecurity

Chatbots are conversational assistants that automate repetitive chores. We like them because they assist them in completing jobs swiftly and without the need for human interaction. But an unprotected chatbot can be a security problem. Hackers can use defenseless AI chatbots to carry out nefarious activities. Read to learn more.

What is a Botnet and How to Protect Your Business from One?

What is a Botnet and How to Protect Your Business from One?

A botnet is a network of computers that work as a collective to infiltrate your device. Here's how to protect your business from botnets.

7 ways to secure your home office

7 ways to secure your home office

People working from home perform most of their tasks online. They are now more exposed to cyber attacks than ever before. Cyber criminals see a great opportunity in the massive growth in working from home and the vulnerabilities of home office security.

What is a Back Door Threat?

What is a Back Door Threat?

In cybersecurity, a Back Door Threat enables a hacker to gain unauthorized access to a computer or digital device at any time.

What is Encryption?

What is Encryption?

Encryption is the process of scrambling data – text, audio, video into an unreadable form, known as ciphertext, so only authorized resources can decode/access it.