Top Cybersecurity Trends in 2020

Top Cybersecurity Trends in 2020The world of cybersecurity is changing dramatically. As we move further into 2020, it's easy to wonder what new trends we will face in cybersecurity. From 2010 to 2019, many of the threats that we uncovered had to do with cloud platforms and the Internet of Things. As the world becomes more connected, it also becomes more dangerous. So, what are some of the cybersecurity trends and threats that we can see happening?

Cyber Security Basics - Keeping Employee Software Updated

One of the first cybersecurity basics a company needs to cover is creating a software update policy. Software is periodically updated to protect an organization from newly discovered exploits. When software isn't updated, it becomes vulnerable. Yet while a company can control its own devices, it can't always control employee devices—and these employee devices can become a risk in and of themselves. 

Why a Next Generation Firewall is Essential - CWPS

next generation firewallIf your organization is operating behind last year’s firewall, you are not protected. Don’t believe us?

Network Security for Small Business: Top 4 Tips - CWPS

Itechnology-servers-server-159282.jpegf there’s one thing your small business needs to understand about cybersecurity in 2018 it is that you are a target for hackers. Small Business Trends shared some important statistics about a year ago that we should probably revisit in order to illustrate our point:

Cyber Security Risks - Everything You Need to Know about the Equifax Hack - CWPS

security-protection-anti-virus-software-60504.jpegLast week, 143 million Americans had their Social Security numbers hacked from the Equifax data warehouse. If you haven’t heard about this, it’s time you paid attention. This hack could lead to even more cyber security risks if your data is sold on the open market.

Cyber Security Threats – Pegasus for Android and iOS - CWPS

cyber_security_breaches.jpgThe Pew Research Center tells us 72% of all the adults in the Unites States own a smartphone, and most use that phone for work. That number should make the average network administrator cringe a little because the popularity of these tools virtually ensures that the cyber security threats to these devices will increase.

Secure Your Emails with Encrypted Email Service - CWPS

Email encryptionIf you’re the owner of a small to mid-sized business, you may be thinking that encrypted email is out of your reach. For those of you who’ve heard the term but don’t quite understand it, encrypted email is a methodology to scramble business communications so that only the intended recipients can read it.

You Should Never Have to Hire a Data Recovery Services Company (Here's Why) - CWPS

cyber-attack-data-breach.jpgWhat would happen if you lost a portion of your business data? What critical business functions would be affected? How would it affect your clients? 

The Pitfalls of an On-site Secure Mail Server - CWPS

Onsite secure email serverTo get right to the point: most businesses don’t need an on-site mail server. Setting up an on-site server can be an expensive and time-consuming and there are so many great virtual alternatives, that a secure mail server in the cloud makes sense for most businesses.

The Importance of Cloud Computing to Your Cyber Security Strategy - CWPS

security-cyber.jpegMoving your data to the cloud is more secure than keeping it on-premise – not less. That’s why it’s increasingly the foundation of a cyber security strategy for a growing number of businesses.