Your organisation's cybersecurity is worse than you think.
Your Patching is Too Slow
If a system has vulnerabilities, ethical hackers say they can typically exfiltrate data inside 5 hours.
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Your organisation is under-prepared for a ransomware attack. Almost all organisations are.
Luckily, it's likely you'll have time to fix many security problems before they are exploited.
Microsoft is changing how it treats failed attempts to log on to Windows 11 remotely using remote desktop protocol.
The default policy for Windows 11 will soon lock accounts for ten minutes after ten failed login attempts – slowing down brute force attacks.
Here at hSo, our staff are routinely subject to phishing attacks. Who ordered many of these digital attacks on our staff?
Public key encryption that protects your web browsing, VPN traffic, hard disk data and data backups will become crackable as quantum computers improve.
As a year of unprecedented upheaval draws to a close, everyone is entitled to feel a little optimism that vaccines might make the world a safer, more normal place again in 2021.
However, in the world of cybersecurity, merely hoping for safety is of course not enough and businesses around the world will now have to turn their attentions to combatting 2021’s cyber threats.
In 2020, businesses will likely have better cybersecurity measures in place than ever before. This is great news for business owners, meaning that targeting companies through cyber infrastructure vulnerabilities will become more costly to cybercriminals in resources, time and effort.
At one time or another, we have all fallen afoul of a mis-remembered password that sends us on an hour-long journey to reset our online accounts and set a new one. Most of us have also probably had our accounts compromised in some way due to an insecure or easily hackable password.
Cyber attacks and data breaches are an increasingly common occurrence, and organisations and individuals from the smallest micro businesses right up to governments and mega-corporations have been targeted by malicious cybercrimes.
"Our technology is really secure!" said every vendor ever. Meanwhile, these same vendors have probably released over a dozen critical security patches this year. The ugly truth is that all major operating systems have serious security flaws, even when 'fully patched.' So never rely on a single vendor's assurances of security.