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Thursday, June 04, 2020

The three security strategies businesses must update

Through the COVID-19 pandemic more and more businesses have gone to a work-from-home model. Even now, with many pandemic restrictions lifting, businesses are expecting to see more people opting to work from home at least partially. This means merchants and brands must update their security measures so that their business isn't put at risk. Here are three strategies that should be updated. >>

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Brands: Is it time to rethink passwords?

In May many businesses observed National Password day by sending emails reminding employees and executives to reset passwords. Some may even have rolled out new password requirements - like longer pass phrases. But according to one expert these measures may not be enough to protect brands because most (80%) of hack-related breaches revolve around password credentials. >>

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Studies highlight security issues for brands

Although some restrictions are lifting and more businesses are opening during the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of businesses say they'll continue supporting the option of employees to work from home. The problem? Many businesses are ready for long-term work-from-home options and this could put their business at risk to hackers, phishers, and other nefarious types. >>

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Top 5 tips to up your password game

COVID-19 has changed many things on a global scale from how people work to how they stay in touch with friends and family. One thing that hasn't changed? How hard fraudsters work to steal personal, business, and financial information. Here are five ways to improve the security of your personal and business information simply by upgrading passwords. >>

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

How consumers are spending time during social distancing

Over the coming week, as more states begin to slowly re-open for business, many expect time spent online to decrease. But while there may be some pull-back as people go back to work or resume pre-lockdown activities, the new 'normal' of being attached to screens will likely not disappear entirely. Which means brands and marketers need to be prepared to continue serving their shoppers in the digital space. Here is how many have been spending time digitally during lockdown. >>

Monday, April 20, 2020

Reports: How COVID-19 is changing digital space

Brands and consumers continue to grapple with the new-normal that COVID-19 has brought to the globe. From changes in how people are shopping to how brands and marketers are changing marketing strategies, nothing is the same in April 2020 that it was in January 2020. >>

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Most businesses say they are 'set up' for remote work

As the world awaits the go ahead to return to work, school and to re-start hobbies and renew face-to-face lunches and dinners, many businesses say they are now set up and ready for remote work. According to new data out from Adobe and Fortune, 84% of larger businesses and 94% of smaller workplaces say they have the tools to send their employees home to work. >>

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Expert: 4 IT initiatives to take in wake of pandemic

As more people work from home and as more businesses temporarily shutter their offices because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is leaving some areas of business unsecured. We asked an expert what brands can do now to increase the security of their business. >>

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

World Backup Day: Top 5 tips to create a backup strategy

More businesses than ever are going to the cloud - from remote workforces to document collaboration there are hundreds of ways businesses are using the worldwide web to conduct their business. Yet many businesses continue making the same mistakes with cloud storage, backing up files and even password protection. On World Backup Day, we wanted to share tips to help small businesses create a stronger backup strategy. >>

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Reports: Unemployment, ecommerce, phishing spiking due to COVID-19

Several early reports are out, warning of big changes to life in the US over the next few months because of the global pandemic, Coronavirus. According to researchers at Ball State, COVID-19 is likely to send unemployment skyrocketing to at least 14% throughout the country. >>

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Top tips to keep your business safer during quarantine

Newsletter opens have surged up since the US outbreak of the Coronavirus. That's a key takeaway from new LiveIntent data. According to their researchers email opens have increased 5% since more consumers have been staying home. >>

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Studies: Cyberattacks up, consumers want data compensation

New data out from Akamai shines a spotlight on how fraudsters are attacking financial sector brands: 75% of hackers target the APIs of financial brands with credential stuffing attacks. >>

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Report: More threats coming from the cloud

New data out from Imperva indicate more businesses need to take a look at their cloud security. That because, according to their latest Cyber Threat Index, attacks that originated from public cloud sources - like Amazon's Web Services - spiked up 16% from August to December 2019. >>

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

What Chrome's 'SameSite Cookie' update means for marketers

This week, Google announced an update for SameSite Cookies. In brief, this update will require sites to explicitly label the third-party cookies that can be used on other sites. Cookies without the proper labelling won't work in the Chrome browser. >>

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Study: Execs worried about cybersecurity

A growing number of executives are worried about cybersecurity, and they aren't just paranoid. That's the word from a new Google/Harris Poll survey which found that executives are increasingly under attack from phishers and other nefarious types. >>

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