CYBER SECURITY

Leveraging SSH for network security

System administrators, developers, IT support people, and power users all find Secure Shell (SSH) a very useful protocol for connecting to systems remotely over a secure network. Because of its cryptographic nature, SSH is always preferred to other insecure protocols like Telnet and FTP. It is also the protocol of choice for accessing Linux servers …

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Enhance your cyber hygiene in your virtual education/online presence

What’s your worst cyber nightmare? What is your plan to prevent this and should something happen, mitigate it? Have you heard of something called cyber hygiene? Surely, brushing your teeth and taking showers isn’t something traditionally associated with technology — yet the term is a useful metaphor for needing to make smart decisions about your …

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Children Online Safety Awareness Training

Master the art of how to use virtual learning platforms and social networks like WhatsApp safely Are you too secure to be hacked? As schools remain closed and embrace digital learning, hackers are leveraging the panic and confusion to transmit malware and break into computer networks. If you (parent) or any of your children have …

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Twitter hacked, as Bitcoin double scheme targets A-listers

Several Twitter accounts of high-profile people and companies were hacked on Wednesday 15th July 2020, throwing Twitter in the unwanted spotlight. This was a high-level coordinated attack aimed at scheming people through cryptocurrency who have already been battered financially by the coronavirus pandemic. According to Twitter, the attack was possible though “a coordinated social engineering …

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The value of Social Engineering pen-testing

Penetration testing is done in different ways, apart from other penetration testing processes, Social Engineering is one of the fundamental techniques and methodologies that is so important, which all organizations should embrace to assess their level of resilience towards information security.  As human beings continue to be the weakest link in the security chain, organizations …

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The Value of an IT Budget to your organization

Your data is valuable and should belong to you!! But what guarantee do you have that your online records are owned, accessed, and or reviewed by you alone? Yes, you deserve the right to ownership of your personal/and or organizational records, created and processed by you. Nevertheless, our online records are exposed on an almost …

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#covid19 cyber threats and attack vectors: how to be secure

Criminals attack when they are least expected. As you go about your business, someone somewhere is hatching a plan to steal from you. You must stay ready. #covid19 pandemic has disrupted the world in ways no one could have predicted. People are struggling for survival. A starving man has no option: to fight for survival …

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How to ensure safe work from Home Cyber-Hygiene

Looking at the array of technical countermeasures available to protect confidential data and computer systems has certainly expanded as compared to the last decade.  Most corporate IT departments now allocate a significant portion of their budgets to information security. What isn’t clear is whether systems are more secure as a result. It is now a …

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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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