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Is your data’s ‘armour’
as impenetrable as you think?

3 Types of hackers and what they do

There are many hackers in the world. Some hackers just want to cause mischief, while others have more malicious intentions. In this blog post, we will explain the three main kinds of hackers and how they differ from one another. A complicated history In the 1950s, the term “hacker” was vaguely defined as someone who […]

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Working remotely? Follow these cybersecurity tips

Working from home is becoming an increasingly popular option for employees around the world. While this flexible work arrangement can be a great perk for employees, it also comes with its own set of security risks. Follow these cybersecurity tips so you can protect yourself, your personal information, and your company’s data while telecommuting. Patch […]

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Don’t be caught napping with your email security

Did you know that somewhere around 75% of security compromises (some reports say up to 94%) occur via the email vector? Simply put, between seven and nine malware attacks out of every 10 will target your email. Worried? You should be, if you haven’t taken the necessary precautions to protect your personal and business data […]

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Is it beneficial for employers to track employees’ online activities?

The COVID-19 pandemic pushed many businesses to embrace a work from home setup. However, one of the challenges managers faced was checking the productivity of each employee. Monitoring employees online is a good way of tracking the productivity of a remote workforce. Keep reading to learn more about employee monitoring. What is employee monitoring? Employee […]

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Why two-factor and two-step authentication matter

Two-factor authentication and two-step authentication are both vital for data security. But what’s the difference between them? Is one authentication process better than the other for your business? In this blog post, we will break down the differences between two-factor authentication and two-step authentication to help you decide which is more suitable for your needs. […]

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Why your business needs an IT security audit

Over the years, the online business landscape has evolved due to rapid advances in computer technology and the introduction of cloud-based resources that have provided organizations with a viable IT environment to help them manage online operations efficiently. However, as companies build their online infrastructure, they open themselves up to various cyberthreats that can adversely […]

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Is your data’s ‘armour’ as impenetrable as you think?

As mentioned in previous Castlerock newsletters, the Covid era has seen a rapid shift in the way companies manage their day-to-day operations. One of these ‘pivots’ has been the moving of data into cloud-based applications in the assumption that this vital intellectual business property is protected, no matter what.

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Why managed IT services is best for SMB cybersecurity

Without technology, businesses cannot compete and succeed. But with the advancement in technology comes the ever-constant threat of hackers and cybercriminals. That’s why small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) need to protect themselves with robust cybersecurity solutions managed by reputable managed IT services providers (MSPs). The numbers Through the years, the number of SMBs falling victim […]

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A closer look at fileless malware

To avoid detection by anti-malware programs, cybercriminals are using fileless malware to initiate attacks. Fileless malware is used to infiltrate trusted applications and issue executables that blend in with normal network traffic, IT processes, and system administration tasks while leaving fewer footprints. Learn more about fileless malware and how they threaten your business. What is […]

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Why password autofill is risky

Many people use password autofill on their web browser or password manager for convenience. The feature, however, can be used by hackers and advertisers to access user accounts and gather your sensitive information without your consent. Why password autofill is so dangerous Modern web browsers and password managers have a feature that enables usernames and […]

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