When you’re learning about the world of malware, hacking and cyber-security, you’ll hear a number of terms being thrown around that you might not understand. One of those is multi-factor authentication, also known as two-factor authentication or 2FA. Read more
With high-profile hacks and data breaches making the news every week, a lot of us are rethinking our own security, at work and at home. How difficult would it be for a hacker to guess your password?
Cryptojacking is what we call it when cyber-criminals use your computer to mine Bitcoin or other cybercurrencies. If you understand how Bitcoin and cryptomining works, that’s all you need to know. For everyone else, please read on…
Phishing is something that most of us see every day, and most of us completely ignore it. An email from what seems like a travel agency, telling you that you’ve won a free trip, and asking you to click on a link to redeem your prize. Or a message from a bank or other service provider, asking you to confirm your login details. Hard to even call it an attack. It’s an email. Read more
In the world of cyber security, there are a lot of different words that are used to describe the different types of threat. Ransomware, worms, cryptojacking? Does anybody know what these terms mean? Just in case you don’t, here’s a primer on malware.
It seems that every day, we hear about another major cyber attack or other digital security incident that exposes the personal and financial information of thousands of people to hackers and other cyber-criminals.
Cyber insurance is an emerging area of business insurance that covers your business from a myriad of different risks related to your digital presence. Read more
Although we’ve been living in an electronic, online world for quite some time, cyber insurance is still very new, and very misunderstood. Read more
Hackers seeking to steal data and money historically have targeted large multinationals and government bodies. In recent years, however, they have shifted focus, and now increasingly prey on small businesses and individuals.
GDPR is here and it has every big company shaking in its boots. Why? GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation, and it’s Europe’s latest personal data framework. The law was officially adopted on May 25. 2018 and it protects the personal information of all EU citizens. Read more