How to prevent common types of social engineering attacks with behavioral biometrics

Enterprises can protect their sensitive information, customers, and employees from common types of social engineering attacks using behavioral biometrics for 2FA and continuous authentication. Behavioral biometrics verifies the identity of customers and business teams, preventing unauthorized users’ access to accounts and devices. In this article, we’ll look into social engineering attacks and how they work … Read more

Three Cybersecurity Trends and Concerns for 2023

The top three cybersecurity trends and concerns for 2023 gravitate around privacy and data security as issues of growing importance. While the public and private sectors continue to take increased actions to prevent and limit the effects of cybercrimes, they must stay grounded on the present and future cybersecurity realities.  At the beginning of 2023, … Read more

Workforce MFA that doesn’t require personal phones

To achieve security, enterprises work with IAM systems that deploy multi-factor authentication (MFA) to verify the employees’ identities when they log in to corporate apps. While MFA is key to security, companies should avoid using methods that require employees to use their phones. Below, we focus on why phone-based MFA is burdensome and costly for … Read more

What is the Department of Defense Zero Trust strategy 2022, and how to comply with it?

The US Department of Defense Zero Trust strategy means increased security across all government bodies by giving no inherent trust to any user accessing apps, networks, or systems. The DoD Zero Trust strategy enables the transition from static, network-based security to a more dynamic collection of cybersecurity practices. Read on to find out what a … Read more

BYOD Security: Reducing Enterprise Risk With Continuous Endpoint Authentication

BYOD stands for Bring Your Own Device and is a practice in which personal devices are used to complete work-related tasks. BYOD has both pros and cons. On the one hand, BYOD can increase productivity and lower costs for enterprises and their employees. On the flip side, allowing contractors or employees to use their personal … Read more

Insider Threats To Watch Out for With a Remote Workforce

Insider threats include individuals within an organization who purposely or by mistake expose company information. Because proprietary data, customer information, and trade secrets are the heart and soul of any enterprise, security systems and processes to reduce insider threats are essential. Surprisingly, most insider threats result from negligent employees, such as those working remotely, who … Read more

PCI DSS Compliance Requirements for Remote Work: 5 Things You Must Know

If your business handles credit card and payment information, you’re responsible for keeping that cardholder data secured by obeying the Payment and Card Information Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance requirements. But when your workforce is remote and your endpoints are unprotected, keeping that data safe is an unprecedented challenge facing today’s security teams.  As more … Read more

Windows Defender for Endpoint Can Stop a Cyberattack, But Not Device Sharing

Windows Defender for Endpoint and similar antimalware/antivirus systems are all pretty good at analyzing incoming cyber threats that target endpoints, and responding to virus threats. But, what these systems fail at is providing visibility into whether the employee you trusted with that company endpoint is the one who’s actually accessing it throughout the entire workday — … Read more

Working from home call center equipment to ensure customer data security

From laptops to headphones, call center employees working remotely require the right equipment to be successful. But working from home presents an even bigger challenge: sensitive customer data is now spread across thousands of company laptops — so knowing who is accessing your company’s devices at all times becomes increasingly important.  Below, we explore why … Read more

HIPAA compliance checklist for remote employees in 2022

With rising cyber threats and more people working from home, securing endpoint devices has never been more critical. In the healthcare industry, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) protects private and sensitive patient data by requiring organizations handling healthcare information to pay closer attention to their protocols and institute airtight security safeguards. Hospitals, … Read more