What is an Advanced Persistent Threat?

Cybersecurity professionals fear a persistent cyberattack that uses various sophisticated techniques to steal a company’s valuable data. An advanced persistent attack, or APT for short, is a hidden and complicated series of hacking techniques. It allows the attacker to gain access to a secure system, stay inside the system for a long time, and wreak
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What is Operational Security?

A Fundamental Guide To The Basics Of Operational Security and Why It Could Be Important To You Introduction Operational security is also called “procedural security” in some circles. It allows the person to view things from an enemy’s perspective. “You have to know how the dark side works if you want to defeat it.” It
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How-to Protect High-Value Information

In any typical business day, high-value information is accessed and changes hands several, sometimes hundreds, of times. This takes place within organizations of all sizes, but small to medium-sized organizations are particularly at risk. Unless specific guidelines are put in place, and appropriate protocols are followed to identify who should have access to this high-value
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Useful Infosec Tools

As we near closer to the impending arrival of the global accessibility to the internet, only the U.S. government’s efforts towards obtaining the atomic bomb rival the amount of time and effort invested in innovation and R&D (Research and Development) regarding cybersecurity. Cybersecurity is the protection of computers and their data from malicious software attacks.
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Marijuana Dispensary Security Plan

Legal Marijuana enterprises are growing tremendously. Cannabis dispensaries, specifically, can generate huge profits. The legal marijuana industry in the United States last year generated massive sales to the tune of $10 billion. These kinds of profits make cannabis dispensaries a high-value target for theft. All cannabis dispensaries require a security strategy in operation to secure
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Cyber Security Guide for Campaign Teams

In any election year, candidates and their corresponding campaigners usually face various challenges ranging from recruiting new members, raising funds, and the ever relentless demands from media houses. Most campaigners generally view these challenges as regular hurdles, mainly because they have been accustomed to them. However, a new trend of security flaws has caught most
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Protecting High-Value Information

While business has been conducted mostly throughout time, new challenges have presented themselves in the 21st century. Many companies have migrated at least some of their operations into a digital space. While there are endless benefits to using the internet in business, there are also some concerns. Cyber-attacks have become increasingly common, and businesses and
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Cybersecurity tips for small businesses

If you own and operate a small business, then you have probably seen how valuable technology can be. Unfortunately, not everything about being connected to the world is as positive; that’s why cybersecurity is crucial to your success. It might seem intimidating to navigate the often complicated topic, but the basics of keeping you as
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Five practical ways to make yourself cyber safe

Most of us are probably aware that cyber security is a big issue in this age of the Internet. The Internet is also cluttered with information on the topic; however, most people are unaware that the majority of security breaches occur due to our simple mistakes. While reminders about cyber-attacks and countless breaches are frequent,
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Army considers additional 2FA measures

Cybercrime is more prevalent than it has ever been. Every year, the dollar value of damages done by cybersecurity will continue to rise. One way to build up walls against potential cyber-attacks is to protect yourself with two-factor identification, 2FA. The United States Army, one of the country’s five branches of the military, recently announced
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