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Brute Force Attacks: What They Are and How to Prevent Them

Learn What Brute Force Attacks Are And How to Prevent Them

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Best Practices for Identifying and Preventing DDoS Attacks 

Learn Best Practices for Identifying and Preventing DDoS Attacks 

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Mobile Device Management Best Practices

A study from 2016 by mobile security firm Lookout and the Ponemon Institute reported that mobile data breaches can cost enterprises up to $26.4 million and 67 percent of organizations that reported such breaches determined that the incidents were due to employees using personal devices to access company information². This raises the question: how can mobile devices be managed to prevent these data breaches?

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XSS Attacks: What They Are, How They Work, and How to Prevent Them

The internet plays a pivotal role in daily life, such as to correspond with coworkers, check our bank balances, and reserve flights and hotel rooms for upcoming business trips. However, hackers and other malicious actors lurk across the dark web, lying in wait to steal your most sensitive information. You must keep a watchful eye on any suspicious activity on your business’s website and web applications. One such activity is cross-site scripting (XSS). XSS attacks inject malicious code into vulnerable web applications so that attackers can steal the valuable information therein. In this article, we will learn more about how XSS attacks work and how you can keep them from wreaking havoc on your business. 

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The Power of More: Benefits of Two-Factor Authentication

It is a routine we follow day in and day out, several times a day. Whether logging into our desktops or signing into apps on our phones, we enter a username and password to gain access. However, that simple combination is not as secure as you think. Also, hacking can bring disastrous consequences. As outlined in IBM’s Cost of a Data Breach Report 2021, the average data breach cost an all-time high of $4.24 million last year. Therefore, you need a way to protect your data from cybercrime. 

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