Implementing the CIS 20 Critical Security Controls

With the increasing number of data breaches each year, it is crucial for every organization to ensure that they have all necessary security controls in place to keep their data secure.

Although many organizations have a variety of tools and best practices to secure infrastructure against interruptions, many do not know what they should focus on first and are not sure which security measures will have the most significant impact. Continue reading Implementing the CIS 20 Critical Security Controls

The Role of Cloud Computing and Fog Computing in IoT

The Internet of things (IoT) is the inter-networking of physical devices, vehicles (also referred to as “connected devices” and “smart devices”), buildings, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity which enable these objects to collect and exchange data.

The Internet of Things (IoT) is increasingly part of all of our lives, personally and business-wise. An enormous amount of data is also being generated through IoT devices, creating a need for larger data silos and generating more network and internet traffic than before.

Thanks to instruments such as Cloud Computing, we’re able to deliver a variety of data types through the internet to remote data centers. Continue reading The Role of Cloud Computing and Fog Computing in IoT

Types of Cyber-attacks and how to prevent it

Let’s examine the most common type of cyber-attacks that your business could face and ways to avoid them.

  1. Malware is an all-encompassing term for a variety of cyber threats including Trojans, viruses and worms. Malware is simply defined as code with malicious intent that typically steals data or destroys something on the computer.

How does it work? Malware is most often introduced to a system through email attachments, software downloads or operating system vulnerabilities. 

How can I prevent it? The best way to prevent malware is to avoid clicking on links or downloading attachments from unknown senders. Continue reading Types of Cyber-attacks and how to prevent it