large-scale cyber attacks in the modern day. Just recently, major networks were targeted and successfully compromised by attackers. While the news has been mainly focuses on attacks on big organizations, it does not mean that hackers have shifted their goals from personal users to organizations. The threats of data theft still exists whether in the personal realm or organizational level. It is indeed very easy for hackers to invade your personal space and misuse your data. So how do you keep the hackers away? Here are five great tips. Keep the Privacy Settings in Check The first thing you need to do is to check your privacy settings to ensure that they are adjusted to keep you safe. Whether you are using a device or you are browsing social media, the privacy settings determine how much information people can see about you. All popular social media apps and operating systems today have an exhaustive list of privacy settings that you can adjust by yourself. Make sure that the … [Read more...] about Top 5 Cyber Security Tips To Keep Hackers Away
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"CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell sat down with FBI Director Christopher Wray at FBI headquarters in Washington, DC, for Wray's first extensive multi-part interview since he took the helm of the nation's top law enforcement agency. Here are the top five takeaways from their wide-ranging conversation: 1. "I have not seen a nervous breakdown of executive power" Wray refuted the central premise of Fear, legendary journalist Bob Woodward's latest book documenting turmoil, infighting, suspicion and discord throughout the Trump White House. O'Donnell asked Wray whether he, as one of the Trump administration's top national security officials, had experienced what Woodward described as a "nervous breakdown" of executive power. "I have not seen a nervous breakdown of executive power," Wray replied flatly. "I have not read Mr. Woodward's book – and I'm not sure whether I'll ever find time," he said. O'Donnell also asked Wray about the other publication … [Read more...] about Norah O’Donnell interviews FBI Director Chris Wray: Top 5 takeaways
How Luxury Brands Handle Digital Security and IT Challenges For luxury brands in fashion, auto, and design, few things are more important than cyber security. It’s one of the most pressing issues on the IT front. However, very few brands are adequately prepared. The Top Digital Security and IT Challenges Luxury brands face a number of unique challenges in the business world. They typically find themselves handling larger than average transactions and frequently work with high-status customers. And because of the aura surrounding the brand name, these companies often have invisible targets on their backs. As an owner, manager, executive, or IT director for a luxury brand, it’s imperative that you understand the risks you face and implement proactive steps and procedures that allow you to protect the identity and integrity of your brand. With all of that being said, let’s take a look at some of the top digital security and IT challenges your brand may face … [Read more...] about For Luxury Brands, Cyber Security is a Big Deal
In recent times, cyber security disasters have been no stranger to big corporate businesses and public organisations, 2017 was rife with them. WannaCry brought many organisations across Europe to a standstill, including the UK’s National Health Service, causing huge uproar and external scrutiny. Shortly thereafter, the Equifax data breach occurred, a security breach that exposed the personal data of 143 million people, was the result of no more than a vulnerability in a web-application. At the heart of these attacks were exploits simply caused by outdated software.Thinking about the devastating simplicity of these cyberattacks, there are five key things that we can take away:1. The attacks caused major financial damage to the businesses affected and their customers.2. The aftermath of the disasters ruined reputations and brought negative worldwide attention down on those involved.3. These attacks, while destructive, were not in any way sophisticated, the attackers targeted … [Read more...] about Windows as a Service: A security disaster waiting to happen?
Click here for moreWorking on the move is now commonplace, and being able to connect to the internet anywhere and at any time has become an essential business service.The plethora of Wi-Fi hotspots offer fast and cheap access. However, for business users, security must at all times be of paramount importance, which is why many mobile business users have moved away from using Wi-Fi to 4G access services.Cyber security company F-Secure says: "Public Wi-Fi simply wasn't built with 21st century security demands in mind. When you use public Wi-Fi without any added security measures, you leak data about yourself from your device."So if public Wi-Fi is simply too insecure for business users, what's the solution?As mobile phone networks have improved, speeds have moved past what can be expected with an average Wi-Fi connection, making 4G the connection channel of choice for fast and secure internet access on the move.Advances in mobile connectivity offer solid speeds depending on the carrier … [Read more...] about Business on the move: how to secure 4G and public Wi-Fi connections