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May 06, 2020

Top Tips to Stay Secure While Working Remotely

by Kevin Lancaster, Information Security Buzz Remote work is the new normal, and while staffers may love the comfort and convenience of logging in from the living room, IT staffers aren’t loving the potential pitfalls that come with a remote workforce. Learn more about how to adjust cybersecurity plans to account for the increased risk […]

Stop using your name as your online password, George

by Matt Binder, Mashable In honor of World Password Day, take a look at some of the worst choices that users can make when constructing a password based on ID Agent’s analysis of over 2 billion passwords. See the worst offenders from sports, pop culture, and more fields. Plus, gain insight into some of the […]

May 05, 2020

The Fed, SBA Fight Off Scams & A Breach While Processing Emergency Loans

by Roy Urrico, Credit Union Times Federal agencies have been fighting off a blizzard of cyberattacks including a huge increase in phishing. Add in a major breach at SBA, and the federal cybersecurity landscape has been rocky. Mistakes in updates and other routine maintenance errors have compounded these issues. How can these mistakes effect your […]

April 22, 2020

ID Agent Aims to Protect a Suddenly Remote Workforce

As companies have rapidly transitioned to supporting a remote workforce, adding a secure identity and access management solution like Passly helps reduce the possibility of a cyberattack. See how Passly is the ideal single tool to serve many purposes with single sign-on Launchpads for every user, crucial multifactor authentication, and easy remote access management.  Learn more about why securing […]

April 09, 2020

Mitigating the Threat

Staff, Professional Security Magazine Online In today’s unsettled world, we can expect all kinds of cyberattacks to be on the rise. Cybercriminals have the ability, means, motive, and opportunity to carry out new cyberattacks on a massive scale, and they’ve already started maximizing the opportunities that a chaotic business landscape has created for them in […]

April 03, 2020

Monitoring And Preparing For Emerging Coronavirus-Related Cyber Security Threats

by Esther Shein, Cybersecurity Hub In the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), companies making the sudden shift to remote work are finding out that it creates new security threats, and they aren’t as prepared to go fully remote as they should be. The looser grip on IT security that many companies are seeing from the […]

March 31, 2020

How Smart City Tech is Being Used to Control the Coronavirus Outbreak

by Veronica Combs, Tech Republic  Smart technology is changing the way that government agencies can find people to inform them of an emergency or health risk in their current physical location. Singapore and South Korea have successfully used this feature to pinpoint citizens and warn them of potential exposure to Coronavirus (COVID-19) as they seek to stop […]

March 26, 2020

Kaseya: COVID-19 and the unknown threat to cybersecurity

By Marie-Claude Rouleau, eChannel News The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is bringing new cybersecurity challenges to IT professionals as companies try to respond to the implications of an explosion in telework. This new way of doing business creates a new threat environment that many cybersecurity plans didn’t have factored into the equation. With no clear end […]

COVID-19 Response Roundup: Kaseya, ScanSource, Atera, More

By Edward Gately, ChannelFutures As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt the normal flow of business, the unprecedented circumstances of this crisis have also brought a host of new cybersecurity concerns to the forefront for many businesses. Strong cybersecurity plans have some built-in flexibility to account for variables like occasional telework or short-term business disruptions, […]