Business Security

Ransomware attacks hotel computer and keycard system

Ransomware attack on hotel holds computer system hostage making reservation and electronic key inaccessible.

1 February 2017 min read

Cybersecurity threatscape: Bigger and badder than ever


The Bad Guys, including malicious and careless insiders, continue to raise the cybersecurity stakes with existing and emerging threats.

22 January 2017 min read

Shadow IT and 'No' versus 'Know'


Shadow IT has the potential to transform IT from 'too little, too late' to 'business enablement.'

18 January 2017 min read

Creating a culture of cybersecurity at work


People, along with tools and processes, are key to effective cybersecurity. But without the appropriate training and education they can pose the biggest threat.

15 January 2017 min read

Ransomware: A billion-dollar problem


Ransomware — malware that locks you out of your device, applications, or data — is a growing threat, but it can be dealt with using security best practices.

9 January 2017 min read

Phishing attacks at their highest in 2016


People are your best defense against phishing attacks and other cybercrimes, but you must educate them or they can be your greatest vulnerability.

28 December 2016 min read

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How to provide better Windows 10 security


Microsoft’s most popular OS, Windows 10, is also very popular with cybercriminals, requiring additional security measures to maximize your protection.

23 December 2016 min read

Cybersecurity: SMBs at greater risk [infographic]


When it comes to cybersecurity, SMBs are even more vulnerable than enterprises, with less resources to combat internal and external threats.

6 October 2016 min read

Data breaches are the new normal [infographic]


Internal and external threats proliferate and evolve, challenging businesses large and small.

28 September 2016 min read

Cybersecurity is a process, not a one-time solution


Effective cybersecurity addresses 5 core functions in a holistic manner which evolve with the threat environment.

20 September 2016 min read

Back-to-school security tips for IT admins [infographic]


Locking down school environments is virtually impossible with BYOD and BYOA, so school administrators need best practices to secure their students and staff.

29 August 2016 min read

What businesses can learn about cybersecurity from season one of Mr. Robot


Avast takes a look at the hacks from season one of Mr. Robot and explains what businesses can learn from them.

12 July 2016 min read