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8 Common Cybersecurity Threats to Watch Out For

8 Common Cybersecurity Threats to Watch Out For

Security
8 common cybersecurity threats to watch out for 2020 has been a strange year, to say the very least. But despite Covid-19 throwing the world into disarray, hackers have shown no signs of slowing down — some even took advantage of the pandemic to exploit targets. In October, it was reported that more than a quarter of Canadian organizations surveyed had been affected by Covid-19-themed attacks. The Minister of National Defence, Honourable Harjit Sajjan, actually stated that “cyber security has never been more important, as more and more of our business and personal activities move online.” Scott Jones of the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security, reinforced these sentiments: “From cybercriminals holding our personal information for ransom, to state-sponsored actors threatening our critical infrastructure, the cyber threats Canadians face are increasing…
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Why Data Backup Matters

Why Data Backup Matters

Data Backup
Why Data Backup Matters Loss of your company’s sensitive and important data is no longer a question of if, but when. Data loss in the corporate setting is bound to happen sooner or later. As such, it is important to backup your corporate files. What is Data Backup? A data backup is the copying of sensitive and important data for the purpose of being able to restore them in case of data loss. By having several copies of your organization’s valuable data, it does not matter if one is destroyed as you can easily get another copy. Data Loss Causes Your organization’s valuable data is susceptible to potential loss through the following: 1. Hardware Failure Hardware failure is bound to happen. Computers have a lifespan. They cannot be used forever.…
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Tag: it risk

8 Common Cybersecurity Threats to Watch Out For

8 Common Cybersecurity Threats to Watch Out For

Security
8 common cybersecurity threats to watch out for 2020 has been a strange year, to say the very least. But despite Covid-19 throwing the world into disarray, hackers have shown no signs of slowing down — some even took advantage of the pandemic to exploit targets. In October, it was reported that more than a quarter of Canadian organizations surveyed had been affected by Covid-19-themed attacks. The Minister of National Defence, Honourable Harjit Sajjan, actually stated that “cyber security has never been more important, as more and more of our business and personal activities move online.” Scott Jones of the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security, reinforced these sentiments: “From cybercriminals holding our personal information for ransom, to state-sponsored actors threatening our critical infrastructure, the cyber threats Canadians face are increasing…
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Why Data Backup Matters

Why Data Backup Matters

Data Backup
Why Data Backup Matters Loss of your company’s sensitive and important data is no longer a question of if, but when. Data loss in the corporate setting is bound to happen sooner or later. As such, it is important to backup your corporate files. What is Data Backup? A data backup is the copying of sensitive and important data for the purpose of being able to restore them in case of data loss. By having several copies of your organization’s valuable data, it does not matter if one is destroyed as you can easily get another copy. Data Loss Causes Your organization’s valuable data is susceptible to potential loss through the following: 1. Hardware Failure Hardware failure is bound to happen. Computers have a lifespan. They cannot be used forever.…
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