Why Integrated Network Security Architecture is the Future

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Integrated network security architecture refers to a unified system of different network security features across a network. It provides a systematic approach to designing and implementing a set of cybersecurity measures that are synergistic and mutually supportive to one another, to provide an increased level of protection.   With an integrated network security architecture, you can…

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Things to Consider When Defending Against a Rogue API

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Application programming interfaces (APIs) are a crucial aspect of most businesses. Its responsibility involves the transfer of information between systems within an organization or to external companies. Unfortunately, a rogue API can expose sensitive data and the organization’s internal infrastructure to misuse.  A security breach could result in the leaking of sensitive customer data such…

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CISA’s New Zero Trust Maturity Model: What You Need To Know

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Did you know that 74% of IT decision-makers now believe ransomware should be considered a matter of national security? Ransomware threats have skyrocketed in recent years. An eye-watering 60% of organizations fell victim to a ransomware attack last year. Undoubtedly, ransomware is cybersecurity’s most significant challenge today. So, how do organizations fight back and safeguard…

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The Impacts of the Ransomware Crisis on IT Teams

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It’s no secret that IT teams are on the front lines of a rapidly evolving cyber-threat landscape. The ransomware crisis is raging, with attacks escalating in frequency, magnitude, and sophistication. This has impacted IT teams in multiple ways, including increased pressure to keep pace with the latest threats, complicating existing data protection efforts, and hindering…

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How Cloud IAM Security Vulnerabilities Are Being Exploited

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What is IAM Security? IAM is an abbreviation for identity access management. Identity access management systems allow your organization to manage employee applications without checking in to each app as an administrator. IAM security solutions allow organizations to manage a variety of identities, including people, software, and hardware.   IAM Infrastructure Over the past few years, businesses…

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IoT Device Management & The Critical Role of NAC 

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Introduction  IoT (Internet of Things) is a revolutionary technology with tremendously promising potential impact. It has grown exponentially, from industry to home, and the number of IoT devices will likely keep rising. However, this new technology also raises security concerns. As these devices become prevalent in the public sector and the home, IT specialists must…

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Why the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) Needs Better Security

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In today’s world,  high-security breaches face every sector, and the medical industry is no exception. The myriad of internet-connected medical devices and hospital networks  designed for the improvement of health care services, also drive the  increasing risk of security threats and vulnerabilities.   The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released several safety communications highlighting …

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Enhancing OT Security Without Disrupting Operations

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What is Operational Technology? Cybersecurity has come a long way in the recent past. Its importance is felt in all aspects of modern life, both personal and industrial. The current digital and network advancements are steadily pushing Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) towards integration. While IT systems interact with each other for data-centric…

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CISA Urges Organizations to Prepare For Future Quantum Threats

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As the world anticipates quantum computing, many believe it has potential benefits for every industry. Equally excited and awaiting its rollout is the hacker community who could use these powerful quantum computers to compromise the digital systems we use daily including online banking and email software    The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)…

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Passwordless Authentication: A Paradigm Shift in Security

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Passwordless authentication appears to be the new belle of the ball amongst tech experts. Of course, the reasons all bother on the general challenges experienced by security companies and businesses.  The security and tech world continue to advance in scope and sphere – through  developing efforts to improve existing structure.  These changes  are prompted by …

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6 Tips for Enhancing Security Across Your Remote Workforce

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Before the pandemic, 17% of employees in the US worked from home five days or more per week – a share that catapulted to 44% during the pandemic, and more than 60% after the pandemic.  The COVID-19 pandemic climaxed the remote working trend, as workers were forced to work from home – a trend that…

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Cutting Through the Hype of Securing the Zero Trust Edge

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What is Zero Trust? Zero trust is a strategic approach requiring all network users to be authenticated, authorized, and regularly validated. The framework covers the internal and external users of an organization’s network.   As a cybersecurity concept, it requires full awareness of security policy based on established contexts rather than assumptions. A well-defined zero trust…

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