Increasing risk of data breaches affecting growth small businesses

Security today announced the results of its annual study examining the financial impact of data breaches on organizations. According to the report, the cost of a data breach has risen 12% over the past 5 years1 and now costs $3.92 million on average. These rising expenses are representative of the multiyear financial impact of breaches, increased regulation and … Continue reading Increasing risk of data breaches affecting growth small businesses

How to stay safe online

Expect a significant spike in ransomware attacks and phishing scams during the coronavirus lockdown period, predicts Terence Govender, director of the IT advisory division of international advisory firm Mazars. He believes cyber criminals will take advantage of the fact that people and businesses will be working remotely during the lockdown period, as this creates a … Continue reading How to stay safe online

How to protect yourself from scammers

If you haven't fallen victim to scam, there's a great chance that your safety was born of sheer luck. Yes! Because we are all prone to getting scammed except that a little knowledge provides an advantage. Yet, it is true that some personality traits make you a good pick for scammers. Based on a research … Continue reading How to protect yourself from scammers

How to know if someone is snooping on your website

  Data privacy is increasingly becoming a concern not just for businesses but also consumers and, especially with the implementation of GDPR, companies must have measures to safeguard any data that is collected by any website that they operate. Failing which, businesses risk jeopardizing their reputation and losing customers, not to mention getting slapped with … Continue reading How to know if someone is snooping on your website