Key practices to strengthen your email security posture

Email remains a cornerstone of modern business communication, valued for its speed, ease of use, and convenience. However, it also presents a potential vulnerability in the face of cyberattacks. By implementing the following practical measures, you can significantly enhance your email security posture and protect your valuable business information.

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Password Management Fundamentals Part 2

Introduction Continuing our discussion on password management, this edition focuses on enhancing organizational control and compliance through advanced password management features. Joint Administration for Control and Compliance Effective password management tools offer advanced administrative features that enhance security and compliance: Audit and Reporting: Administrators can view audits and reports on password-related activity, which is essential […]

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Password Management Fundamentals

Introduction Each week, we delve into critical cybersecurity concerns for non-profits in Canada. In this edition, we explore the essential foundation of password management. Effective password management not only strengthens security but also streamlines operations, making it a cornerstone of digital safety.

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Hackers 101: Understanding the different types and what they do

Back in the 1950s, the term “hacker” simply described someone who enjoyed tinkering with computers and pushing their boundaries. However, with the rise of personal computers in the 1980s, the term became associated with individuals who exploited vulnerabilities in computer systems, often teenagers who enjoyed the thrill of breaking into government IT systems.

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Simple steps to protect your online presence

With cyberthreats on the rise, businesses must prioritize online security to safeguard sensitive information and maintain customer trust. The good news is that understanding the basics of online security can go a long way in keeping your data safe from prying eyes.

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Understanding the role of cyber insurance

The evolving cyberthreat landscape poses a significant risk to small businesses. Cybercriminals often target such businesses due to the valuable data they possess and possibly less advanced security measures. To protect themselves, small businesses often implement safeguards including firewalls, data backups, and ongoing cybersecurity training for employees.

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Applying NIST guidelines to improve password security

When it comes to password generation and security, many people tend toward bad practices, such as passwords based on their birthday or using the same password across different accounts. These practices can compromise the integrity of your passwords and, by extension, the security of the systems and data those passwords are meant to protect.

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How hackers can infiltrate your systems

While technology empowers us in many ways, it also opens up vulnerabilities that can be exploited by malicious actors. When breaching your systems, hackers will typically look for the path of least resistance, which is often through these common entry points.

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Is it worth monitoring employees online?

The digitization of the workplace has opened up new frontiers for employer oversight. With workers more connected than ever through computers and internet-based tools, companies are exploring the advantages of monitoring for optimizing workflow and enhancing productivity.

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Navigating the cybersecurity landscape: Must-have training for a secure digital future

In today’s digital landscape, cybersecurity is an indispensable aspect of running a small business. With the increasing prevalence of online threats, having a solid grasp of cybersecurity fundamentals is not only crucial for safeguarding your own business, but also for preventing potential security breaches that could compromise your clients, partners, or even larger networks.

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