Cybercriminals are leveraging the hype and hysteria linked with the growing COVID-19 pandemic as a tool to steal passwords and data.
Since launching our Cyber Security department in 2019, we’ve received a whirlwind of questions surrounding this developing business need. While some of these questions involve understanding the motives or methods of hacking, many revolve around the criminals that perpetrate these damaging attacks on businesses. Today we would like to highlight just how complex this issue can be and address the more common misconceptions we hear from both large and small businesses looking to learn more and start engaging in preventative measures to protect against hacking attempts.
Last week, Louisville Geek was asked to speak at a Business Development Luncheon, hosted by Republic Bank. The topic of our presentation was cybersecurity, so we decided to come up with 10 things you can do in 10 days to better protect yourself from cybercrime. The following is a rundown of what we presented.
The most effective method, and the method we utilize for small businesses, is the Layered Security Approach to cyber-security. It is a proven method for preventing cyber-attacks, and a system that will protect your business in the long-term if used correctly.
We sat down with Josh Parker, our Senior Security Analyst, to learn more about the cyber threats facing small businesses and what they can do to prevent a breach.
Here are the top 5 technology mistakes we see being made by small businesses and our advice on how to avoid them