Technology underpins nearly every aspect of modern business processes. The problem is that managing technology can be complex and tedious. This is where managed IT services providers (MSPs) come in. Whether a company needs software to record customers’ data, network infrastructure management, or cloud technology, MSPs can provide these services and much more. MSPs defined […]
Unfortunately, there’s no such thing as 100% foolproof cybersecurity. Last month, we walked readers through 5 steps to implement a solid, multi-layered NIST-compliant security protocol. Many businesses right now are solid as far as the first 3 steps are concerned: Identify, Protect and Detect.
Ransomware is a persistent and pernicious threat to any business. Paying the criminals doesn’t guarantee the safety of stolen data – but blocking the initial attack does.
Although the pandemic will continue to drive their business as people who are unable to shop in person flock to the service, in other circumstances this would assuredly cause customer dissatisfaction, especially after the information for 278,531 Instacart accounts turned up in a Dark Web marketplace after the first one.
It pays to guard old data too by updating storage security and access security. Many of the oldest databases and accounts involved in this incident had never had their security updated and it had long since become obsolete, making it easier for hackers to break in and steal.