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What Is A DOS Attack? A Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack happens when an attacker overwhelms a system with numerous unnecessary requests, hindering legitimate users from accessing the system’s normal services. These cyberattacks can target various devices, information systems, or network resources while remaining difficult to trace. Consequences include crashing systems or halting typical services. These attacks […]
Do You Accept Credit Cards? PCI Compliance is Essential Accepting credit cards is a standard practice for most businesses, offering convenience to customers and potentially leading to increased sales. While it’s essential for any size of business, being able to process credit card payments comes with a responsibility to ensure the security of your customers’ […]
What Does An AI Use Policy Need To Include? An effective AI use policy should cover various aspects to ensure responsible, ethical, and compliant use of artificial intelligence within an organization. Here are key components that an AI use policy should typically include: Purpose and Scope: We must clearly state the policy’s objectives and the […]
What is Wardriving? Uncovering the Basics and Implications Wardriving is a practice where individuals search for wireless networks, particularly those with vulnerabilities while moving around an area, typically in a vehicle. Using hardware and software tools, they can discover unsecured Wi-Fi networks and potentially gain unauthorized access by cracking passwords or decrypting routers. The origins […]
PCI SSC Publishes PCI Data Security Standard V4.0 Update The recent publication of the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) version 4.0 reflects the importance of securing payment data and keeping up with the ever-evolving needs of the global payment industry. To create a comprehensive and flexible framework, experts from more than 200 organizations provided […]
What Is Wi-Fi 7? A Comprehensive Overview for 2024 Wi-Fi 7 is the upcoming standard in wireless technology, poised to improve connectivity and performance in various devices. As the successor to Wi-Fi 6E, it promises to significantly boost speed and stability, ensuring a seamless experience for users. Despite being in the draft spec phase, Wi-Fi […]
Is Your Cybersecurity First Mindset Boosting Your Organization’s Resilience? In today’s digital world, an organization’s cybersecurity plays a crucial role in its survival and success. Prioritizing cybersecurity protects valuable assets and sensitive information, and fosters trust with clients and partners. To fully reap the benefits of a cybersecurity-first mindset, it is important to embed it […]
How To Create A Security First Culture Inside Your Organization: A Comprehensive Guide In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, organizations face many cybersecurity threats that can severely affect their operations and reputation. As a result, it is no longer sufficient to rely on tactical and episodic security measures. Instead, a strategic and long-term approach is […]
Does Your Organization Have a Written AI Policy? The Importance of Guidelines for Employees As artificial intelligence (AI) integrates more deeply into the workplace, every organization needs clear guidelines. Your employees may already be using AI tools without a proper framework to guide them. Your company may encounter unforeseen legal, ethical, and operational risks without […]
ARCserve Makes Sudden Cloud Services Exit: Analyzing the Unexpected Move Overview Arcserve, a well-known storage and data protection software developer, has unexpectedly halted sales of its Arcserve Cloud Services and Arcserve OneXafe Solo offerings. This has left managed service providers (MSPs) scrambling to find alternative solutions for their customers. On February 12, Arcserve informed its […]
Does Your IT Company Really Love Having You As Their Client? Signs to Look For As Valentine’s Day approaches, we can’t help but wonder if our relationships extend beyond our personal lives and into our professional ones – particularly with our IT companies. When partnering with IT service providers, the foundation of a successful collaboration […]