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MFA Bypass: How Hackers Get Past Account Security

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is an essential part of account security. With 61% of data breaches involving user credentials, adding even one type of authentication can significantly increase the security of an account. Yet, MFA isn’t entirely foolproof, either. Some hackers will attempt an MFA bypass on specific people or accounts they’re targeting. That can involve...

Web Browser Phishing Has Nearly Tripled Since 2023

According to a study by the Menlo Labs Threat Research team, web browser phishing has increased by 198%. That’s nearly triple what it was in 2023. 30% of those attacks showed evasive techniques, meaning they completely bypassed detection systems designed to stop them. As a result, phishing websites have started appearing as legitimate searches for some people.What Is a...

A Guide to IT Risk Assessments

With everything from cybersecurity threats to simply forgetting to install the latest software patch, a wide range of IT issues happen regularly. Brand damage, industrial sabotage, and IP theft rank among the top 3 IT concerns businesses have. Like most IT issues, those are best countered by being proactive, since acting after an incident doesn’t prevent the damage...

Passphrases Are More Secure Than You Realize

At this point, many people have heard similar password advice. It’s always been recommended to use a mixture of randomized letters, special characters, numbers, and both upper and lower case to make for a strong password. However, they can also be challenging to remember. The average person can’t realistically memorize dozens of complex passwords without a password...

Saving Time and Money: The Benefits of Managed IT Services

Technology is at the core of most businesses, making it vital to pick the right approach to IT management. Managed IT Services offer a compelling alternative to the traditional in-house IT model. On average, businesses using managed IT services saved 23% on IT costs. As tech expenses continue to grow, that represents a significant savings. Additionally, around 78% of...

Is DSPM Right for Your Business?

With many businesses, the question of data security continues to be a hot topic. Around 39% of breached data are stored across multiple environments, such as the cloud, company devices, and local storage. That’s led to cybersecurity becoming less about stopping one type of threat and more about providing broader coverage. Solutions like DSPM have emerged as a potential...

10 Cybersecurity Trends to Know in 2024

As we step into 2024, cybersecurity continues to evolve rapidly, presenting new challenges and opportunities for organizations worldwide. We’ll explore developing changes reshaping how many industries view technology and security. That includes everything from AI usage and IoT vulnerabilities to new regulations and the evolution of Zero Trust. These cybersecurity trends...

Why Immutable Backups Are Essential for Any Business

An effective backup solution is essential to any modern business plan. Among these, immutable backups stand out as a secure and reliable option. Notably, they’re one of the best defenses against ransomware. Considering half of enterprises falling for a ransomware attack in the past 12 months, that value can’t be ignored. As organizations continue to be bombarded by...

Rhysida Ransomware Targeted Royal Family’s Medical Records

Rhysida ransomware is a fast-growing cyber threat. First appearing in May 2023, it’s recently been involved in multiple high-profile cyberattacks. One of the latest was an attack on London’s King Edward VII Hospital, which stores medical records for the British Royal Family. While it’s still unknown which exact records have been impacted, the hacker claimed the Royal...

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