How Can Organizations Prioritize Data Privacy Through Encryption?

Author(s):

Waqas S, Cybersecurity Journalist, DontSpoof

Data Privacy - Encryption

Rapid technological advancements have transcended data in value, making it highly significant to individuals and organizations. With that being said, despite the many regulations protecting data rights, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Data Protection Act (DPA), and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), there are still multiple threats to … Read more

Comparing the Cybersecurity Methods Between Private Accountants and Accounting Services

Author(s):

Frankie Wallace, ,

Cybersecurity and Accounting

Financial technology (Fintech) is the lifeblood of accountants these days. Whether accountants work for private clients or operate services for larger firms on a public level, they need the tools, software, and technology for accurately and quickly tracking finances and auditing systems. But now, facing a digital landscape plagued by more cybersecurity threats than ever … Read more

Bots: to Block or Not to Block? Effective Bot Management Strategy

Author(s):

Emma Yulini, Outreach Manager, Rise Digital

Bot Management - Good Bots - Malicious Bots

A significant portion of users visiting your site are not human. In 2017, more than 50% of internet traffic came from bots, and while there have been some improvements in recent years, today it’s estimated that more than 40% of all internet traffic comes from bots, and around 25% comes from malicious, bad bots. Malicious bots … Read more

5 Ways A Proxy Can Benefit Your Business

Author(s):

James Keenan, Automation and Anonymity Evangelist, Smartproxy

Proxy Network

Whether you’re a tech-savvy individual or just a casual user, you’ve almost certainly heard of proxies before. They can be used in your everyday life or in business. There are many different types of proxies, each with their own distinct purpose. To choose the best proxy for your business needs, you need to know how … Read more

The Worst DDoS Attacks in Recent History and How to Protect Your Business from Them

Author(s):

John Black, Senior Content Writer, Globex IT Solutions

DDoS Attacks - WAF

There has been an alarming increase in DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks in the last year. The majority of businesses in various industries along with their different processes have no choice but to shift online to ensure business continuity. There was sudden transfer to remote operations and telecommuting, which logically meant more access to … Read more

Fortify Your Network Against USB Threats by Implementing Device Control

Author(s):

Sathya R, Product Specialist, ManageEngine

USB devices and device control

How important is it to protect your organization from USB threats? USB devices are a popular choice when it comes to transferring data, but they can pose significant security risks for your organization. The plus points of USB devices are their size and efficiency; however, if these devices aren’t monitored or restricted appropriately, all it … Read more

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Securing Endpoints: The Gateways to Your Enterprise

Author(s):

Nikhil Narayan, Product Marketer, ManageEngine

Securing Endpoints - Network

Endpoints across an IT network lay the foundation of every modern-day enterprise.  These endpoints, comprising of laptops, desktops, and mobile devices that connect to the business’s network are seen by malicious actors as potential gateways for data breaches and malware intrusions. According to a study released by Quantitative, the average cost of a data breach … Read more

The Principle of Least Privilege: The Whats, the Whys, and the Hows

Author(s):

Ameera Azeez, Product Specialist, ManageEngine

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According to a recent infographic, in 2020 more than 70% of cybersecurity breaches happened due to the misuse of privileges. This emphasizes the need for the enterprise-wide elimination of unnecessary privileges, which is exactly what the Principle of Least Privilege (PoLP) advocates. Here is a detailed breakdown of what this principle means for organizations and … Read more

Implementing Application Control and Eliminating Productivity Dips

Author(s):

Ameera Azeez, Product Specialist, ManageEngine

Application Control

Application control, an integral step in achieving comprehensive endpoint security, often comes with implementation difficulties. Many organizations prioritize productivity issues over security issues, and tend to postpone taking the required measures to ensure their infrastructure is continually secure. However, if effectively executed, application control is a valuable addition to any organization’s security framework.  Here are … Read more

Avoiding Rough Patches Using Patch Management

Author(s):

Aritri Saha, Content Writer, ManageEngine

Patch Management - Patches

Patch management is an essential part of sustaining IT services in this era of malware and growing cyber threats. Letting your guard down in network security makes your organization an easy target for cybercriminals. The responsibility for keeping the network safe and guarded is a herculean task, but automating the process can make any system … Read more