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29 Sep

7 Trends Shaping Cybersecurity Threats in Communications
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The internet can be a dangerous place, but taking collective action, investing in education and adopting new tech can help tame it. Communication technologies, platforms, and companies are critical for global commerce and most people's social lives. These businesses can also be some of the most vulnerable forms of technology. Here are seven encouraging trends making a positive difference regarding threats in communications. Better Transparency and AccountabilityStrong Cultured and Invested EmployeesZero-Trust Security Infostructure Strategic Redundancy Investing in Talent Cybersecurity-as-a-ServiceAdvanced Threat-Detection Technology 1. Better Transparency and Accountability The Center for Strategic and International Studies maintains a list of...

Keep your Business secure with these email security tips
28 Sep

Security Best Practices to Protect Your Business Email
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Email security is important for everyone, but it should be a top priority for business owners. Hackers with criminal intent target personal email accounts, but they put more effort into compromising business email accounts. From their perspective, with access to a business email account, there's more to steal. If you own a small business, you must take email security seriously. There's one move that will address a large portion of your email security needs—opting for a managed email hosting service. After a brief discussion of the risks involved in an email breach,...

Check these plugins options to keep your WordPress secure
17 Apr

6 WordPress Security Plugins You Can Actually Trust
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As a WordPress user, you probably know the importance of securing your website. There are many ways to do this, but one of the most important is installing WordPress security plugins to secure your website from prying eyes. No one thinks it will happen to them, but the reality of it is that WordPress websites do get hacked. And when this happens, website owners - especially those who haven’t taken proper security measures - lose valuable data and, in some cases, even access to their websites. If you don’t own a personal...

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30 Oct

Infographic: How to Perform a Security Audit on Your Website
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Ensuring the safety of your website is an ongoing process. It definitely helps to have a website security service that will perform monitoring 24/7. But every once in a while, you will need to check your website for any potential lapses in security by yourself. In this infographic, we go over the steps that need to be included in your website security audit. It's really not as complicated as it sounds, but it will give you peace of mind that both you and your website visitors won't fall prey to...

How to Keep Your Website Secure
22 Oct

How to Keep Your Website Secure
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Is your website critical for the functioning of your business? Then protecting it against hackers should be one of your main priorities. Don’t believe it can happen to you?  Today’s hackers target businesses exactly like yours. That’s because today’s tools have made it easy for them to do so.  And that tool is data. In fact, Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Investigation Report states that small businesses account for 43% of all data breach victims. You may wonder, what could happen if my website was hacked and my customers’ data was breached? Quite simply,...

What to Do If Your Website Was Blacklisted By Google
27 Sep

What to Do If Your Website Was Blacklisted By Google
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Has your website been blacklisted by Google? Or are you worried about what can cause this to happen?  In this article, we’ll explain the reasons why your website has been or can get blacklisted, and what steps you can take to prevent this from happening.  But first, let’s see why Google blacklists websites in the first place, and why it’s important that you know all about it.  Why Google Blacklists a Website and What It Means The most visited website in the world is Google. Every day, people ask it millions of questions. And...