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The Rise of Zero Trust: Threats Are No Longer Perimeter-Only Concerns

The zero-trust strategy approaches security from the mindset that no one — not even your internal network users — can or should be trusted automatically. Here’s why zero trust security is picking up traction with organizations and governments globally… … It’s not paranoia when someone really is out to get you. And if you’re an …

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The Definitive Cyber Security Statistics Guide [2023 Edition]

This type of article needs no introduction: It’s a list of the top cyber security statistics and facts you need to know. We’ll divvy up the content into categories that make sense — everything from total financial and data losses to how these attacks impact organizations and their IT/cybersecurity staff (and everything in between). Rather …

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12 Social Engineering Statistics That Will Make You Question Everything

Social engineering is all about bad guys hacking your employees instead of your network. Here are a dozen social engineering stats you should share with your team & leadership to prepare for attacks you’ll likely face in 2023 and beyond… Social engineering describes how cybercriminals try to “hack” the people within your organization instead of …

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SD-WAN: How to Use It to Transform Your Digital Networks

Why are organizations turning to software-defined wide area networks? Explore why organizations should consider adopting an SD-WAN approach to revamp their digital networks Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog contribution from Nahla Davies, a software developer and IT/tech writer. Davies explores what a software defined wide area network is, how it’s commonly used, and …

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A Practical Guide to Software Supply Chain Security [10 Tips]

Whether you’re a software creator or software buyer, you’re vulnerable to software supply chain attacks. Here’s how you can protect your company and customers… What would happen if a popular software (one that’s widely used across your organization and is sourced from a reputable vendor) turned out to have malicious code in it that allowed …

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What Is Encryption? A 5-Minute Overview of Everything Encryption

Encryption is everywhere online; it’s the process and technologies that enable you to securely log into your email and make online purchases What types of information are you sending in emails or via website connections? What are you storing on your company servers? Inquiring minds want to know — namely, cybercriminals. Data from Orca Security …

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Digital Signature vs Digital Certificate: A Quick Guide

Digital certificates are akin to the internet’s versions of certificates of authenticity. Here’s what you need to know about them and the public key cryptographic technologies that make them work Digital certificates and/or signatures make your world more secure virtually everywhere you look online. These tools allow you to send secure emails and exchange sensitive …

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HTTP vs HTTPS: What’s the Difference Between the HTTP and HTTPS Protocols?

The difference between HTTP and HTTPS can be the difference between your business being successful or suffering a data breach. Let’s quickly highlight the key differences you should know about these two foundational connection types HTTP, or hypertext transfer protocol, is the default connection type that websites revert to without a special security tool called …

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