For the vast majority of us, email provides the central hub for our personal and professional internet activities. Unfortunately, as cybersecurity experts (and the growing number of breach victims worldwide) know too well, this means that our email accounts are lucrative targets for malicious hackers.
The frightening reality of our increasingly interconnected and digitized corporate landscape is that anyone—from multi-billion dollar enterprises to humble SMBs—can fall victim to cyber crime. Regardless of your company’s size and profit margins, no business can afford the financial and reputational damage that follows a data breach.
In our current digital age, safeguarding online account credentials is a critical cybersecurity measure for individual end users and businesses alike. If you want to improve your security posture and protect your sensitive data from malicious hackers, it’s essential to familiarize yourself with two-step and two-factor authentication.
In the wake of Facebook’s worldwide privacy scandal, it’s time to revisit some social media best practices. Your personal information is incredibly valuable to online advertisers and malicious hackers, and you can’t rely on social media platforms to keep it safe when they’re primarily concerned with making a profit.
The ability to have an internet browser save and autocomplete your passwords can be incredibly convenient—especially when you have a unique, complex password to remember for each of your user accounts—but this convenience comes with a hidden security cost.