Archive for cybersecurity

What is a Security Operations Center (SOC)?

If your firewall and antivirus are the locked doors of your IT, then a Security Operations Center is the alarm system and the police who respond to a break-in. It is a mix of tools, processes, and people looking for threats in order to quickly stop them and prevent damage. Essentially, it’s real-time threat detection […]

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Why You Should Use Multi-Factor Authentication

For years, you’ve used strong passwords to protect your data. Your IT team even set up policies to prevent the use of weak passwords like “password123”. This kept the bad guys out. However, with the evolution of threats, you can’t only rely on usernames and passwords. Cyber criminals easily steal passwords. Most often, a phishing […]

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Cyber-crime and social engineering

For as long as there have been cybercriminals, there have been social engineers, or people who use tricks and scams to force other people to volunteer sensitive information. There are several ways to use social engineering to acquire valuable information like account passwords and bank accounts, but avoiding these scams comes down to one thing: […]

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5 security measures made easy

Let’s face it, keeping yourself free from online threats can be a pain: using different passwords for every site, changing them every three months, using advanced encryption, the list goes on and on. You either end up paranoid of being online or give up altogether. We’ve organized 5 simple cybersecurity measures that we promise anyone […]

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