If you have been concerned about your business’ security, chances are you have heard about Zero-Day vulnerability, Zero-Day Attacks, or even Zero-Day Exploits. But what are these? Before I go and explain these terms to you, I would like you to know that as a startup founder or a small business owner, it is your … Continue reading Z is Zero-Day Attack and What it Means for Your Small Business!
Y is for Your Security Your Concern
As we come to the end of this challenge, I would like to say a few words. The month has been challenging for me as my health has been of constant worry. Writing and typing had been a tad difficult with a painful right-hand wrist. But anyway, here is the alphabet for today, Y, and … Continue reading Y is for Your Security Your Concern
Limit Login Attempts To Prevent Brute Force Attack
When an intruder attempts to enter your password-protected device, system, or network, they are trying a number of permutations and combinations to break through. This is known as Brute Force Attack. To understand it more clearly, let’s look at the definition and how Locking Accounts can be one of the best ways to protect your … Continue reading Limit Login Attempts To Prevent Brute Force Attack
Jamming Attacks SMBs Need To Be Careful About!
J is for jamming; it is not the casual dance and music session you have heard about earlier. It is one of the cyberattacks and is a growing concern in the field of cybersecurity. So, let’s understand what a Jamming Attack is and how is your small business vulnerable to it. What Is Jamming Attack … Continue reading Jamming Attacks SMBs Need To Be Careful About!
H is for Honeypots – No, It’s not a Pot of Golden Honey!
Honeypots. Does it ring a bell? No? How about Honeytrap? Did this ring a bell? I hear a 50-50 yes and no. Well, if you consume espionage content, you must have come across the term honeytrap. If not, never mind; I am here to explain, what honeypot is? What are Honeypots? In simple words, Honeypot … Continue reading H is for Honeypots – No, It’s not a Pot of Golden Honey!
Bad Actors Love SMBs and SMEs
Bad Actors love SMBs, SMEs, and Startups. B is for bad actors and their love for small businesses. But why do they love small businesses? While there are several reasons why bad actors target small businesses, the three significant reasons are: Bad actors love to prey on the weak: Small businesses are weak compared to … Continue reading Bad Actors Love SMBs and SMEs
D-Day is Here… A to Z Bloggathon!
I will be posting A to Z of cybersecurity this entire month, considering SMBs and Startups in mind. While there is a lot of data to support the fact -- small businesses are at higher risk of closing down after a cyber attack, there is a lack of awareness among business owners. Here are some … Continue reading D-Day is Here… A to Z Bloggathon!
A is for Awareness of Attack Surfaces
Awareness is crucial to stay safe when we are interconnected for our businesses. Now the questions are – Awareness about what? What can we protect if we are aware? Can awareness help us stop a breach? Let’s start with the last question – can awareness help us stop a breach? The straight answer to this … Continue reading A is for Awareness of Attack Surfaces
A to Z Blogging Challenge 2023
SMBs, SMEs, StartUps, and Cybersecurity
Attention SMBs and Startup owners and founders! Bad actors don't care about your business size; they want your data and money. Yes, they want both. And they are not bothered about your reputation or your customers. They know they have the power to destroy you. Will you let them do that to your business? No? … Continue reading SMBs, SMEs, StartUps, and Cybersecurity