Cybersecurity: Best Practices

May 29, 2018

The recent attacks on some of our largest international corporations have left a meteoric hole in our beliefs about the safety of the internet. The supine response of these corporations has left a bad taste in our mouths and have beleaguered our sense of security. Considering this, we are now collectively understanding the importance of cybersecurity. It is an issue that affects individuals and businesses alike with potential ramifications that can be the life or death of anyone or anything.

Therefore, it is incredibly important to stay diligent and informed about all hacks and breaches wherever they might occur. Even with the congressional action taken, it is by no means a resolved issue. In 2014 there were 14 million small businesses hacked alone which is an absurd number. This is primarily due to their inability to prevent a cyber threat or deal with digital breach. Hackers are known to bug ads on small business websites and use them as portals to individual’s personal networks. The small businesses are also easily breached, and, with minimal pen testing, they can be exposed to malicious actors who want credit card details and the like.

This is simply because most business owners and individuals do not know how to adequately protect themselves digitally. Some, unsurprisingly, still do not find that they need to secure themselves because they have purchased a well-known antivirus software package.....

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