Practicing cyber hygiene is the online equivalent to maintaining good personal hygiene. Maintaining good cyber hygiene is the process of taking proactive steps to incorporate risk management and IT compliance in order to help prevent, monitor and prepare for future cyberattacks on an organization.
This past weekend, thousands of organizations around the globe were affected by the WannaCry (Wanna, WannaCrypt, Wcry) ransomware worm. As with similar cases, this recent cyber-attack could have been prevented had the steps below been implemented.
The ABC’s of Cyber Security is a blog series designed to break down the complex meaning behind the terms associated with cyber security. Worrying about the threat of a cyber-attack on your business is enough to keep you up at night, but trying to understand what it all means should not.
Just when you think you’re protected when visiting a “legitimate” and “trusted” website, drive-by attacks, or ransomware, can direct you to a series of malicious sites. Unfortunately, WordPress has been recently hacked infecting a large number of first-time visitors.