Unified Endpoint Management and Security: Breaking Down the Silos

Author(s):

Achuthan Ramesh, Senior Product Marketer, ManageEngine

Endpoint Management and Security

Consider the case of a smart home. Smart home systems offer life safety monitoring using carbon monoxide detectors, smoke detectors, and flood sensors along with home automation technology such as smart locks, smart thermostats, and smart bulbs. Now, imagine using a different tool for each of the above smart home capabilities—suddenly, smart homes don’t seem … Read more

4 Ways to Protect Yourself: Ransomware is Inevitable

Author(s):

Manish Mandal, Product Marketer , ManageEngine

Ransomware Attacks

When it comes to ransomware attacks, the window to react and remediate these impending attacks is very small. By the time this attack is recognized, it may be too late to spring into damage control mode. Take the WannaCry ransomware attack, for instance—once it was deployed, it took eight hours to develop the kill switch. … Read more

Insider Attacks: How Prepared Are You?

Author(s):

Karthika Surendran, Product Marketer, ManageEngine

Insider Attacks

Insider attacks often catch organizations by surprise because they’re tricky to spot. Banking on reactive solutions like antivirus software or a patch management solution to stay abreast of such attacks is not very wise. Understanding what exactly contributes to the increasing number of insider threats and addressing these factors is the only way to secure … Read more

The Dynamic Duo: Data Breaches And Employers

Author(s):

James Keenan, Automation and Anonymity Evangelist, Smartproxy

Your data and employers

Before you fill out your next employment form, look at it and assess how much of your personal information you are handing over. Your full name, where you studied in college, your home address – this is just a snippet of the information employers request from us.  You always hear tips about staying private on … Read more

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