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Security Trends for 2019: DDoS Attacks, Credential Stuffing and Application-Level Attacks

Awareness of cybersecurity threats is one of the best gifts small business owners and system operators can give to themselves. As the threat landscape continues to evolve, knowing what kind of attacks have been happening and thinking about what could happen in the future is a key to effective preparation and maintaining a proactive security […]

Six Best Practices for Secure Remote Access

These days everyone is on the move and location does not dictate what we are capable of accessing. In the web industry, this has become especially true as working remotely is now the norm. This is largely made possible by secure remote access, which, as the name suggests, is a way of accessing a computer […]

Data Backup and Disaster Recovery

Back in April, we gave you Ten Questions You Need to Answer to Survive a Data Disaster. Recall that, “Good business relies on good planning. Anticipating scenarios, detailing responses and understanding consequences is an essential part of your business survival kit.” This notion remains true, and I’d like to take a more in-depth exploration of […]

Top 5 Most Common Security Issues and How to Fix Them

Most businesses are aware that a spam filter and antivirus program are not all they need to protect themselves from the constantly evolving landscape of cybersecurity threats. Knowing just what a comprehensive security stance entails, however, is far less obvious. Comprehensive web security includes a full suite of tools to protect against malware infections, data […]

Prevention vs. Protection: How Should You Mitigate DDoS Attacks Against Your Server?

It’s one of the oldest cyberattack methods in existence – and one that’s been around for nearly as long as the Internet itself. I am referring, of course, to the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Although there are many different attack vectors a DDoS may exploit and many different methods through which it may […]

Five Essential Steps In Protecting Yourself From Ransomware

Not every criminal is interested in stealing corporate secrets or downloading financial information. There are some who have little interest in navigating their way through the countless security walls put up by most businesses. They have found a much easier way to turn a profit -ransomware.

The Truth About DDoS Attacks

It starts with a bit of unusual traffic – a surge of access requests from seemingly-unrelated IPs. Slowly but surely, your servers are overwhelmed. Your network-facing infrastructure starts slowing down, until it eventually grinds to a halt altogether. With a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach, you realize what this means. You have […]

WordPress DDoS Attacks, A Problem You Can’t Protect Against With Plugins

The more popular a website is, the more likely it’ll become a target for cyber attacks. That holds true for the platform the site is built on too – and WordPress is one of the most popular platforms on the Internet. According to a 2015 W3Techs survey, WordPress websites make up 58.7% of the CMS […]