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The COVID-19 pandemic threw multiple challenges at the healthcare industry. The sector saw a steep increase in demand that led to the collapse of health infrastructures in different parts of the world. What’s more, the industry experienced an unprecedented cybercrime surge.
Published on: 10/16/2023 | Category: Articles
A secure and compliant work environment is what data protection regulations worldwide mandate your business to build and maintain. It must be secure enough to mitigate as many risks as possible and be compliant with every single rule/guideline listed in the regulation. The most important aspect to remember is that these regulations take into consideration your remote work environment as well. No matter how centralized or decentralized your IT environment is, you must prove that you have undertaken the necessary measures to protect the integrity of sensitive data. Your commitment to compliance across all work environments, proven with the required documentation, is the only way you can avoid regulatory action against your business.
Published on: 10/09/2023 | Category: Articles
While organizations and workers have certainly benefitted from the advancement of technology, it has also introduced an unprecedented number of cybersecurity risks. Ransomware attacks, for example, hit businesses every 11 seconds in 2021.1 Therefore, if you want your business to grow and succeed, you must understand the realities of cybersecurity.
Published on: 10/02/2023 | Category: Articles
In today’s global information economy, your business data is the golden goose chased by cybercriminals. Given how this data has an endless life, who can ensure that it isn’t exploited for unsavory gains? Well, governments worldwide have stepped up to the plate.
Published on: 09/25/2023 | Category: Articles
Global data protection regulations (new or updated) are being enforced aggressively, resulting in a tsunami of hefty fines and penalties handed out to violators. The majority of these violations are a result of the failure to conduct regular risk assessments, which form an integral part of the ‘appropriate measures’ a business must take to ensure information security.
Published on: 09/18/2023 | Category: Articles
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications are more in use than ever before. Almost every company uses either one or the other SaaS application on a daily basis. The global SaaS market size is expected to reach $185.8 billion by 2024 as businesses move online and adapt to cloud for an agile and lean growth model.
Published on: 09/11/2023 | Category: Articles
If you want your business to remain competitive even during a business disruption, you need to self-reflect.
Published on: 09/04/2023 | Category: Articles
Ever since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the concept of Disaster Recovery (DR) has received unprecedented attention. Most businesses have realized the importance of bouncing back quickly from a disruptive event. In 2020, about 80% of SMBs reported having a recovery plan in place.1 But are you sure your business’ data is 100% recoverable?
Published on: 08/28/2023 | Category: Articles
The science of encryption has been the answer to the fundamental human need to masquerade and protect sensitive information from prying eyes. Although the technology has witnessed a drastic metamorphosis over the ages, the fundamental concept behind encryption has remained unchanged. Encryption involves substituting the original information with codes that can be deciphered only by authorized parties.
Published on: 08/21/2023 | Category: Articles
It may not be news to you that ransomware is on the rise, but the numbers may leave you shocked. In 2020 alone, there were close to 300 million ransomware attacks worldwide.1 The cost of ransom payments demanded by hackers are also increasing in tandem with the increase in attacks. According to a recent projection, the global annual cost of ransomware attacks will touch $20 billion by the end of 2021.2
Published on: 08/14/2023 | Category: Articles