Z is Zero-Day Attack and What it Means for Your Small Business!

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!

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

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

Theme Reveal for A-to-Z Challenge in April

I am excited to share my participation in A to Z blogging challenge kickstarting next month. Since I am a B2B Technical Writer - Cybersecurity. My theme for this year's challenge will be A to Z about Cybersecurity. This year I will take up some new terms with some regular ones you already know or … Continue reading Theme Reveal for A-to-Z Challenge in April

Z is for Zero Trust

Image Source: https://www.globaldots.com/resources/blog/zero-trust-explained/ With increased data leaks and data breaches, the traditional way of protecting or securing infrastructure are outdated. Today the IT experts say to trust no one and verify everyone. Thus, zero trust. But what is Zero Trust? When was the first time this term was used? Who coined the term Zero Trust? … Continue reading Z is for Zero Trust

W is for Whaling — An Attack on Whales!

Whaling or Whale Phishing or Whaling Phishing, call it whatever you may, it is one of the most well-planned attacks on the whales aka the C-suite executives of an organization. The aim behind Whale Phishing is to trick the executives into doing what the Whale attackers want them to do. That could range from money … Continue reading W is for Whaling — An Attack on Whales!

U is for URL Spoofing!

Read the URL carefully here. This is an example of URL Spoofing. Image Source: https://www.webopedia.com/definitions/website-spoofing/ I am sure you must have received emails stating offers that are too good to be true, either from your favorite holiday destination, or your aviation company. Yes! What did the offer look like or rather what did it read … Continue reading U is for URL Spoofing!