How can you demonstrate the tangible value of Cybersecurity to your organization? Need to show the tangible value of cybersecurity?


Cybersecurity must be prioritized in an age characterized by technological innovation. Organizations and businesses relying heavily on IT for operations are more vulnerable to cyber threats due to this dependency, making cyber attacks all the more likely.

66% of small businesses are concerned about cyber risk. 47% lack the know-how necessary to effectively defend themselves, leaving them open to high-cost attacks.

Convincing decision makers of the value of cybersecurity initiatives may prove challenging. Executives want tangible data that justifies their spending decisions.

We will examine ways of demonstrating the tangible advantages of cybersecurity to demonstrate its benefits for your compa...

How to bridge the AI trust gap among your employees


Have you been considering how Artificial Intelligence (AI) could enhance the efficiency and productivity of your business?

There's just one problem. Recent research uncovered an intriguing yet not unexpected reality: There exists an AI/workplace trust gap.

Your employees may be concerned and wary about AI even if you believe it can transform their job or your business.

Here's a brief glimpse of our results:

AI has the support of 62% of executives in the C-suite but only 52% employees. When AI implementation begins, 23% of workers feel uncertain if their employer will remain committed to meeting employee needs.
But 70% of business leaders believe AI must be used alongside human intervention and r...

Are sensitive data hidden within employees' personal email accounts?


Your organization will grow over time, as will the amount of data sent daily to employees via email. Email is the lifeblood of your business: proposals, contracts, IP details and customer records may all pass through it - but are you fully in control of all this sensitive data?

Poor management of how employees access and manage work communications is one of the major weaknesses for many large companies. But why?

Although combining work and personal email may appear convenient, doing so presents serious risks to your business.

Transparency of Your Data Gmail does not permit IT departments to have a centralized view or administration over how business files are stored, transmitted, or accessed b...

Forget about "you can't teach an older dog new tricks


New research has unlocked an unexpected facet of cyber security risks: your younger employees who possess technological proficiency could be your biggest exposure.

Are You Shocked? Let's Get Down to Business

Survey results were alarming: Over 6,500 employees worldwide were polled with an even distribution across demographics.

Study results revealed that younger office workers (those aged 40 or under) are more likely to disregard basic password safety rules and use their birth dates as passwords, while only 19% used this tactic among those over 40!

And it doesn't stop there.

Young workers were more likely to use the same password across multiple devices than any other age group; 38% admitted doing...

Cyber Crime and young employees: exploring various perspectives

temp-post-imageParticular care must be taken with cyber security training if your workforce comprises employees between 16-19.

New research demonstrates that many young people have accepted as normal online behaviors which are concerning. Unfortunately, many of these activities may be illegal.

This type of cybercrime does not involve ransomware or data theft.

One-third of 16-19 year-olds admit to digital piracy - such as downloading illegal movies or hacking an account online to harass someone - at some point during their life.

Most of these behaviors will not directly harm your business; some are so widespread that many young people consider them part of everyday life.

Do not allow your employees to bring any ...

Do your younger employees experience tech-shame?

temp-post-imageGen Z and some Millennial employees may not possess the technological proficiency that employers would like to see; this causes employers to experience feelings of 'tech-shame'.

Young workers raised on Snapchat, TikTok and Minecraft may lack the necessary skillsets for transitioning successfully into an office setting.

Recent research has revealed that one out of every five employees between 18-29 years old feel judged when facing technical problems at work, as opposed to only 1 in 25 employees over 40.

As is often the case in workplace environments with remote workers or mixed roles, better training should be offered to all employees - not only newcomers. Gen Zers may have come of age during t...

Trust can go a long way.

temp-post-imageMany employers mistakenly believe their employees cannot perform at their best without physically being present at work, yet managers can struggle with adapting to this new hybrid world. Unfortunately, this perception is far from being reality.

Research indicates that remote and hybrid work arrangements can often result in significant productivity gains; yet many organizations continue to impose office-only working policies.

Employers may feel unprepared to deal with the aftermath of recent years, and hope productivity will rebound after pandemic outbreak.

This could be seen as an antidote, since hybrid workers have demonstrated greater morale and creativity compared to pre-pandemic levels.

Big ...

Monitor the Dark Web for Opportunities


The Dark Web is an important hub of illicit activities. Even legitimate businesses cannot ignore its presence entirely. In this article we'll outline its details, and show why monitoring its millions of pages could prove advantageous.

In the mid-1990s, the US government established the Dark Web to allow spies and other intelligence agencies to exchange information freely. Journalists and law enforcement agencies still utilize it today; additionally it may also be utilized by people living in countries which restrict open communication.

The Dark Web is an online space where illegal activities take place, such as counterfeit money trading and child pornography. Users may also access counterfeit ...

Implementing smart IT purchases with an MSP

temp-post-imageBusiness technology solutions are plentiful. But selecting the ideal one can be challenging due to all the options available - this article provides helpful advice for making smart IT purchases.

These common factors could derail your smart IT purchase in 2023.

  • Many small and medium business owners lack technical knowledge. If purchasing decisions are solely determined by budget, this could result in tech that doesn't meet your requirements. Attractive marketing or charismatic salespeople may draw customers in; but technical knowledge should never be taken as granted!

  • Buyers tend to remain loyal to one brand or supplier. Unfortunately, this may not always be the best solution.

  • Even well-meaning b...

Do you have cyber security measures in your business that are under-utilized?


Let's examine a topic that may give us chills--cybersecurity skeletons in the closet. While it's possible that there may not be any actual skeletons lurking, cybersecurity vulnerabilities could still exist and be waiting to cause havoc.

At times it can be difficult to remedy things without first knowing they exist, so now is the time to address any hidden dangers in your business. By taking proactive steps you can protect against potential cyber-threats.

Be proactive by recognizing potential threats that could put your business at risk, here are the top cybersecurity risks SMBs face.

Outdated software: the nightmare with cobwebs

Updates can be an inconvenience, and running outdated software can ...