Cyber attacks can cost millions of dollars in their direct impact. A recent cyber attack report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies shows the United States has been subject to more major attacks than any other country in the world. These 6 steps to prepare your organization for a cyber attack should help you to protect your systems from being attacked whether you are based in the Greater Los Angeles
It seems almost every day another news story surfaces about a data breach that occurred in which vital information such as credit card data, addresses or personal health information was stolen. Even the U.S. Secret Service recently reported the theft of a laptop containing important security information from one of their agent’s vehicles. Many businesses are beginning to realize they simply cannot afford to skimp anymore on the products and
If you haven’t heard the term, “social engineering,” prepare to be annoyed. Most professionals have heard of phishing and try to take precautions to avoid becoming victims of it. However, phishing is a form of social engineering and unfortunately, just a small part of a larger group of craftier forms of manipulation. Social Engineering Preys on the Desires Many People have to be Liked, to be Polite, to be Friendly, to
Malicious mobile apps have grown to become a major problem in recent months. These apps, which pose as useful apps or as other apps entirely, serve no purpose, but once installed they can infect a users device with malware, adware, ransomware, and viruses, putting their sensitive information and digital security at risk. This has led many mobile users to wonder how they can avoid falling prey to these fake apps.
There are two basic types of employees revolving around any given business — current employees, and employees who are discharged from a company (Employees who are fired, who quit, or who retire). One small or missed detail in a business’ security infrastructure can result in vast databases of compromised computer data and/or personal data — fortunately, the computer industry is constantly at work in searching out security vulnerabilities to make