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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

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

Cybersecurity Acronyms – A Practical Glossary

Author(s):

Lauren Abshire, Director of Content Strategy, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Cybersecurity Acronyms

Whether you are a cybersecurity professional, an end-user, just starting in cybersecurity or interested in the field, this cybersecurity acronym practical glossary is for everyone. Cybersecurity acronyms can be confusing, especially with some acronyms having dual meanings – think IP address and IP for Intellectual Property – and some acronyms having very slight differences. Here, … Read more

Even Cyber Pros Fall Victim to Cybercrime and Bad Habits

Author(s):

James Everett Lee, Chief Operating Officer, The Identity Theft Resource Center

Cyber Pros Fall Victim to Cybercrime

Back in January of 2021, you may have seen this eye-catching headline: “Hackers are targeting security researchers”. As it turns out, threat actors in North Korea were luring pen testers and other vulnerability professionals into a trap where a backdoor was installed on unsuspecting researchers’ operating systems. This scheme was discovered by Google’s Threat Analysis … Read more

DLP Technology – Why Does it Fail?

Author(s):

Alex Haynes, CISO , IBS Software

DLP Technology

Long ago, before GDPR, there was a class of technology called DLP that claimed to solve all your data leakage and data protection issues.  An acronym that stands for “data loss prevention” (it can also be referred to as “data leakage protection” or “data loss protection,” depending on who you are talking to) was supposed … Read more