Ransomware Trends For 2021 Roundup

January 5, 2022By Andrew RadfordCyber Security, Ransomware, Technology

While ransomware needs no introduction as a cybersecurity threat, 2021 demonstrated that cybercriminals could disrupt anyone from individuals, the private sector, and even governments. In 2021, cyberattacks hitting individuals, corporations and supply chains are on the rise. Ransomware attacks affected the ability of millions from accessing health care, fuel, and even the purchase of groceries. … Read More

Will SD-WAN Completely Replace MPLS?

December 30, 2021By Andrew RadfordSD-WAN, Technology

Compared to Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), Software-Defined Wide Area Networks (SD-WAN) is said to be more cost-effective, secure, and resilient. Will SD-WAN replace MPLS? Of the two, MPLS is still the king of low latency site-to-site data transfer; This makes MPLS appear hard to beat, especially considering most new technologies require the fastest data transfer … Read More

Why Is Low Latency Important? 5 Key Areas

December 16, 2021By Andrew RadfordTechnology

With real-time business-critical applications such as voice, video, and even the evolving metaverse demanding even more from the network layer, low latency is becoming the latest technical challenge your company faces. So, why is low latency important? While eliminating latency isn’t technically possible, reducing it is most certainly achievable. At Securus Communications, we have rolled … Read More

13 Tips to Prevent Cyber Attacks on Businesses

August 31, 2021By Andrew RadfordTechnology

As companies continue to expand remote working operations, they must re-evaluate security weaknesses to prevent cyber attacks and data theft. The speed at which organisations have transitioned to cloud services has also spawned new challenges in protecting vital business information. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed gaps in security that few could have predicted. These gaps … Read More

11 Common Social Engineering Techniques Revealed

August 30, 2021By Andrew RadfordCyber Security

Cybercriminals use several common social engineering techniques to manipulate an individual to divulge confidential information or provide system access. Although some of these techniques appear quite simple and easy to identify, others are far more complex and sophisticated. The challenge for businesses is that it only takes one moment’s lack of concentration by a single … Read More

7 Reasons BYOD Is a Security Nightmare

July 29, 2021By Andrew RadfordEndpoint Security

In an ideal world, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is a good idea; letting staff use their personal devices for work can save businesses a fortune in device hardware costs of mobile phones and laptops. The problem we are now facing is that BYOD presents serious security challenges. With phishing, malware, and ransomware on the … Read More

4 Popular Security Suites For Small Businesses

June 30, 2021By Andrew RadfordCyber Security

The threat landscape is ever-changing, and so your security software must keep up. The best security suites for small businesses offers a plethora of different features to keep your business safe from a wide range of cyberattacks. It’s no longer just about virus defence. Ransomware is now considered a significant threat, with many attacks against … Read More

Ransomware as a Service: Beginning of The End?

June 27, 2021By Andrew RadfordCyber Security

2020 was a lucrative year for cybercriminals, who thrived while businesses struggled to adapt to new working conditions and remote configurations. Hackers were able to attack larger targets and demand more money using ransomware. We have seen the rise of Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS), which flourishes in underground forums. Ransomware operations are becoming an all-too-successful enterprise on … Read More