Businesses are worried about ransomware – and rightfully so. Last year, 70 percent of companies targeted by ransomware attacks paid rather than risking data loss, with 50 percent of these payments topping $10,000. Take an inside look at tech's biggest threat.
Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have become some of the most pervasive threats to websites and businesses on the internet today.
No specific hacker’s tools or resources are mentioned here for obvious reasons, but by taking the mystery out of what is essentially a simple process, the business owner can understand what they are up against and why trusting the big software security firms – or even investing in outsourced IT support – is a wise idea.
Here in the U.S., we are celebrating National Small Business Week (NSBW), April 30 – May 6. Learn about ESET's new research on cybersecurity training in the workplace and how you can train your employees for free.
Safeguarding against a data breach – and preparing for one – is something small business owners really need to have on their radar. The good news is that there are some effective, if not infallible, defenses small business owners can easily – and inexpensively – implement.
Phishing emails can harm businesses whose identities are spoofed. Don’t want that to happen to your business? Read the new Staff Perspective from the Federal Trade Commission, "Businesses Can Help Stop Phishing and Protect their Brands Using Email Authentication."
A Strategic Approach to Cybersecurity Risk Management: Highlights from the Nasdaq & NCSA Cybersecurity Summit
The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and Nasdaq recently partnered to host the Nasdaq & NCSA Cybersecurity Summit in an effort to educate businesses about strategically managing cybersecurity risks and building a company-wide culture of cybersecurity.
NCSA board member Anthony Grieco, senior director and trust strategy officer of Cisco’s Security and Trust Organization, shares three elements necessary for a comprehensive cyber strategy.