Password proliferation and protection has become a problem for both individuals and businesses. Most people have so many passwords for both work and home that they frequently forget and have to reset them. To eliminate changing passwords so often, some people even scribble them on sticky notes or use the same password over and over, leaving them vulnerable to attacks.
Businesses can’t afford hiatuses in production – particularly small organizations. That makes it essential for owners or executives to have disaster-recovery plans, but only 25 percent of small businesses have one in place.
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The odds a company will suffer a cyberattack grow daily.
A receptionist is having a routine day. What could go wrong? In walks a job candidate. He says he has an interview but is caught in a dilemma. He spilled coffee on his resume and asks the receptionist to print a new one. He hands over his USB stick. The receptionist plugs it in, prints the resume, but doesn’t realize a virus was uploaded and soon will spread throughout the company’s network.
Financial gain drives cyberthieves to find new ways to infiltrate networks. So, it shouldn’t be surprising banks are a primary target.
Like the average urban individual, you may have a number of computing devices at home that connect to the Internet and store personal information. They are part and parcel of everyday life, enabling us to search for information on the World Wide Web, communicate with family and friends, perform financial transactions, play games online, process and store music, photos and videos, as well as, other things.
Is ransomware making a comeback? The attack declined by 45 percent in 2018 from the previous year, but it recently has proved to be a headache for towns and businesses.
A growing market for strong cybersecurity has companies in a bind from which they can’t escape. Escalating threats, costs and responsibilities are making it nearly impossible for businesses to keep up with the pace, forcing them to place burdens on their understaffed IT departments.