CYBER SECURITY

Take caution, prevent hackers’ access to your bank accounts

In the realm of this fourth industrial revolution, the security of our accounts starts with the creators/owners of the accounts. In many data breaches that have ever happened, it has been noticed that these start with weakly protected accounts and the laxity of account owners in addition to other causes. One other case to be …

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Patient’s platforms regarded as target

How to protect from the Cyber Risks created by technology providers with the use of mobile and patient portals. It has been noticed from various studies like Kantar (on 20th March 2020), about best practice cybersecurity methods for Remote care which have shown that privacy and security concerns are hindering patients’ willingness to use health …

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Risking your Browsing History/activity to Public WiFi owners..

Public Wi-Fi is found most popular in public places like airports, coffee shops, malls, restaurants, and hotels. It allows everyone that is short of their mobile data or enthusiastic about wireless connectivity (like it is experienced in most internet users), to access the Internet freely in such places. These owned networks (Hotspots) are so widespread …

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Are You Prepared for Next Cyber Threats?

As technology takes on a high trend in the fourth industrial revolution, a yet-coming world that will take on the next edge, almost entirely digitized and automatized with machinery and connected. This generation will expose companies to vast new cybersecurity risks and will bring about more attention to secure confidential assets. According to the EU …

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DNS poisoning redirects users to fake sites (Cyber Attack)

Humankind, not computers, are the pivot region for computer threats.  As predators (hackers) victimize others for their gain, access to secure networks is given to predators by humankind knowingly or without know-how, network assets are accessed with the intervention of humankind. Threat actors are unauthorized users who break into computer systems to steal, change or …

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Internet of Things (IoT) a growing threat

In the realm of technology comes the digital devices in the fourth industrial revolution. All electronic devices that have access to the internet and that take instructions as input and process instructions to generate an out are what we refer to as digital gadgets, in addition, smart devices in the fourth industrial revolution are all …

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Third-Party Software – a Security menace

Your device is at risk!!, your network is at risk! it’s all over the news, it is said every day, researchers and security officers lament over it every time, the question arises what is the computer security risk towards third-party software and what is the way forward? Security is most effective when practiced proactively, not …

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Business Email Compromise

More often than not, corporate emails stand the risk of a sophisticated scam. What exactly does the hacker aim at? Business Email Compromise is a fraudulent scheme that targets both business and individual emails of an organization through social engineering or computer intrusion to extract personally identifiable information and sensitive data. According to the Federal …

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Formjacking a menace in Cyberspace

Formjacking is a new invisible threat in cyberspace today. The term “Formjacking” is a combination of “online/website form” and “hijacking”. This term brings about the digital version of the well-known skimming by cybercriminals. Like it sounds, this kind of threat involves a cybercriminal taking over forms on websites by exploiting their security weaknesses. Cybercriminals use …

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I.T Security Controls

I.T Security professionals spend most of their time designing, executing, and managing security controls. Security controls are procedures and mechanisms that an organization puts in place to address security risks. A security control can also be defined as an action, a mechanism that we apply to our I.T. infrastructure to either to protect our systems …

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