Category Archives: User Security

Why Proactive Cybersecurity Is a Must For Your Business

Why Proactive Cybersecurity Is a Must For Your Business

Over the past few years, we've seen a massive jump in cybercrime - both in quantity and effect. According to the most recent FBI Internet Crime Report, Americans reported over 850,000 online crimes, with losses in excess of $6.9 billion. Reports of cybercrime jumped 7% from 2020, which may may not seem like a lot at first glance.

Cybersecurity with adNET: 2022 Year in Review

Cybersecurity with adNET: 2022 Year in Review

It's the end of the year which brings one of our favorite posts of the year - a time to look back at all the carnage that happened in the cybersecurity space and be thankful we made it through another year unscathed! 2022 has indeed been a tumultuous year, with cybersecurity threats increasing at an alarming rate and many companies struggling to […]

Is Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Enough?

Is Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Enough?

Despite the usual trope of spy movies and crime dramas showing users effortlessly breaking through complex security systems, like our tag-teaming typists above, multi-factor authentication (MFA) remains an extremely effective tool in the fight against security breaches. But even though many understand the benefits MFA presents, we are still […]

How to Protect Your Business Against Phishing Attacks

How to Protect Your Business Against Phishing Attacks

Business owners have a lot of things to worry about - making sure products and services are top notch, that they're being marketed effectively, that employees are productive and happy. So adding yet another thing to that list may not be the most exciting prospect, but protecting your business against phishing attacks can be invaluable. Here is […]

What Is Dark Web Monitoring?

What Is Dark Web Monitoring?

The dark web is often misunderstood and feared by business owners so we think it's important to understand what the dark web is, and more importantly, what it isn't. Put in basic terms - the dark web is a segment of the internet that is not accessible through conventional means, it can only be accessed through specific software, more on that […]

How Much Cybersecurity Do I Need to Qualify for Cyber Insurance?

How Much Cybersecurity Do I Need to Qualify for Cyber Insurance?

In the wake of recent data breaches, cybersecurity has become a top priority for businesses of all sizes. But many companies are unsure of how much time and resources they need to put in to security efforts in order to qualify for cyber insurance. Cyber insurance can provide important financial protection in the event of a data breach, so it is […]

How Effective Is Cybersecurity Awareness Training?

How Effective Is Cybersecurity Awareness Training?

Cybersecurity awareness training is one of the most important aspects of any organization's security strategy. It helps employees understand the importance of cybersecurity, and how to protect themselves and their company from attacks.

5 Ways Zero Trust Policies Can Help Businesses with a Hybrid Workforce

5 Ways Zero Trust Policies Can Help Businesses with a Hybrid Workforce

As businesses grow and become more complex, the traditional security model of "trust but verify" is no longer practical. With hybrid workforces that include employees, customers, and partners working both on- and off-premises, properly managing access to resources can become overwhelming quickly.

6 Signs Your Business Is a Target for Cybersecurity Attacks

6 Signs Your Business Is a Target for Cybersecurity Attacks

Security breaches are the one of the most significant worries for businesses today - anything from compromised devices and workstations being taken over by a botnet, to suffering data loss, or being tricked by social engineering. Here are 6 tell-tale signs that your business could be a target for cybersecurity attacks:

Building a Solid Security Foundation

Building a Solid Security Foundation

Owners know firsthand what goes into building a successful organization. Making sure you’re protecting all that hard work is a no-brainer, but getting your org to a secure position can seem daunting, especially if you’re not tech savvy. That’s okay, it’s why you started your business instead of an IT services company!

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