The Role of Compliance in Cybersecurity

The overall technology landscape is evolving at a breakneck pace. While these changes are meant to improve the quality of life, the unfortunate flip side is an increase in cyberthreats. This is why global cybersecurity spending increased from nearly $40 billion in 2019 to $54 billion in 2021.1 Unfortunately, due to a lack of spending…

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What You Should Know if Your Business Is Targeted by Ransomware

It may not be news to you that ransomware is on the rise, but the numbers may leave you shocked. In 2020 alone, there were close to 300 million ransomware attacks worldwide.1 The cost of ransom payments demanded by hackers are also increasing in tandem with the increase in attacks. According to a recent projection,…

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Hard Drive Destruction is Critical in a Changing Work Environment

Hard drives are found in desktop computers, mobile devices, printers, and consumer electronics (camera systems, TVs, PlayStations, home entertainment systems, and other IoT products). If your remote or extended workforce communicates for work using any of the above, your IT Asset Destruction Protocol needs to include enhanced hard drive destruction rules. Perhaps surprisingly to most,…

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Stepping Up Your Cybersecurity With Defense in Depth (DiD)

When the pandemic hit, businesses all over the globe had to shift to remote work almost overnight. Now, with the vaccine rollout in full swing, the hybrid work model is gaining popularity. This allows employees to work from home, the office or split their time between both. According to a report, close to 65% of…

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Defense in Depth (DiD): Think Like a Hacker

The current threat landscape is rapidly advancing, with cybercriminals constantly upgrading their toolset to break through security defenses. If you want to outsmart malicious hackers, it’s time to start thinking like them. Fend them off with various layered defense methods. This is what Defense in Depth (DiD) is all about. The National Institute of Standards…

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IT Asset Management Teams (of All Sizes) MUST Remain Vigilant

In our previous (August 2021) blogs, we revisited that Critical Infrastructure (CI) comprises both physical and cyber assets. Like cities and countries, this infrastructure exists within your organization – both on-site and in virtual environments. While cybercriminals may be seeking to harm a region or country by taking out critical infrastructure, they are also both…

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Why Attacks on Critical Infrastructure Are Dangerous

Critical Infrastructure (CI) comprises physical and cyber assets vital for the smooth functioning of societies and nations across the globe. The sectors that make up critical infrastructure differ from one country to another. For example, the USA considers 16 sectors to be vital as opposed to 13 in the UK. The disruption or damage of…

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