Posts in Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs)

Why Hacker Tactics Are Shifting To Cookie Theft: Expert

April 8th, 2024 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Why Hacker Tactics Are Shifting To Cookie Theft: Expert”

“Don’t look now, but hackers are getting fat off your cookies, too!”

Glenn Baruck, eDot

As online security measures continue to evolve, so do the tactics employed by bad actors and hackers. As digital privacy is increasingly paramount to business and our personal lives, cybercriminals constantly adapt their strategies to bypass security protocols. One such technique gaining traction among hackers is the theft of cookies, a seemingly innocuous element of browsing that can harbor sensitive information. In this article by Senior Editor Kyle Alspach for crn.com, we explore the reasons behind this shift in hacker tactics and the implications for individuals and organizations.

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3 steps to a comprehensive security threat assessment

April 3rd, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “3 steps to a comprehensive security threat assessment”

“Stay proactive and protect your premises and people with these critical strategies.”

Glenn Baruck, eDot

In the realm of physical security, businesses and organizations encounter a range of threats that can disrupt their operations and jeopardize safety. Addressing these concerns requires a comprehensive assessment to identify vulnerabilities and mitigate potential risks effectively. A recent piece by Sarah Ludwig Rausch for securitymagazine.com outlines three essential steps to conduct a thorough physical security threat assessment. By following these measures, organizations can fortify their defenses, enhance safety protocols, and safeguard against threats to their physical assets and personnel.

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2024 outlook: Strengthening retail security to combat new threats

March 21st, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “2024 outlook: Strengthening retail security to combat new threats”

“Retail is tough enough; keep your security up to date!”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice and Data

As the retail landscape evolves, so do organized crime syndicates’ tactics. In 2024, mob-rush attacks, Organized Retail Crime (ORC), and smash-and-grab tactics pose significant threats to the industry. With these challenges in mind, retailers of all sizes must adopt robust security measures to protect their assets and ensure the safety of employees and customers alike. This article from securityinfowatch.com by author Dave Baker explores the latest strategies and technologies essential for strengthening retail security in the face of these emerging threats.

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Record number of ransomware attacks in 2023

March 18th, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Record number of ransomware attacks in 2023”

“Ransomware attacks occurred at a record pace in 2023 and show no signs of slowing down anytime soon!”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice and Data

In 2023, the threat of ransomware attacks reached unprecedented levels, causing widespread concern across industries. According to a report by Corvus Insurance, a record-breaking surge in ransomware incidents occurred, highlighting the growing sophistication and frequency of cyber threats. This piece by Matthew Lerner for businessinsurance.com explores the alarming statistics revealed by Corvus, shedding light on the evolving landscape of cybersecurity challenges businesses worldwide face. As companies and organizations grapple with the aftermath of these attacks, understanding the key findings outlined in the report could prove paramount to fortifying your defenses against future cyber threats.

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New fraud threats businesses should prepare for in 2024

March 4th, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “New fraud threats businesses should prepare for in 2024”

“Keep your guard up and stay informed in 2024!”

Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security

“2024 brings a new wave of digital challenges for businesses worldwide. In her latest article, Kathleen Peters of securityinfowatch.com delves into the emerging fraud threats poised to disrupt industries this year. Organizations must brace themselves for the evolving landscape of cyber threats, from sophisticated cyberattacks to intricate phishing schemes. Thank you, Kathleen, for helping us stay informed and prepared as we navigate the complex realm of cybersecurity in the digital age!

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Physical security: top predictions, trends for 2024

February 13th, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Physical security: top predictions, trends for 2024”

“As our world changes, so do physical security challenges!”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies

“Physical Security: Top Predictions & Trends for 2024” offers a comprehensive insight into the evolving landscape of physical security. As technology continues to proceed at a rapid pace, everyone connected to or concerned with physical security will continue to face new challenges and opportunities. From the integration of AI and machine learning to the increasing importance of cybersecurity measures, this piece by John Dobberstein for securityinfowatch.com explores the key trends shaping the security landscape this year. With an emphasis on proactive strategies and innovative solutions, readers can expect to gain valuable foresight into the future of physical security in 2024.

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