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While buying a new software consider these five things

Regina Christensen Perspectives

When running a business, you will often find yourself in need of new software tools to enhance the productivity, efficiency, effectiveness and even the security of your various business processes. These software programs range across a wide spectrum of tools including accounting, finance, IT, e-commerce, marketing, sales and many more. In this blog post, we discuss the key elements you …

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Insiders becoming Cyber-threats !!!

Regina Christensen Perspectives

When we speak of cybercrime and data theft, we typically think of seasoned cybercriminals. But you’d be surprised to know that the cause of businesses becoming victims of cybercrime is most often their own employees–sometimes on purpose, sometimes inadvertently. Remember Bob from accounting who was let go? Or the new intern who worked for 3 days and never showed up? …

Work from home is also a threat to your security

Obtaining a competitive edge during the pandemic

Regina Christensen Perspectives

The COVID-19 pandemic has been tough on everyone. The lockdowns, the need to follow social distancing–though indispensable–have been tough on individuals and also resulted in a lot of revenue loss to businesses. For SMBs though, this time has been particularly difficult, with a general downturn in the economy and the job losses, which has been affecting people’s ability to make …

World has become a Remote Desktop

Effective ways for safe remote desktop access

Regina Christensen Perspectives

Remote desktop access is an essential in these days when businesses are expected to be responsive to their clients almost 24/7. Moreover, there has been a surge in the remote desktop access practice with coronavirus pandemic. But, did you know that remote desktop access, while almost indispensable now, can threaten your network security? In this post, we discuss a few …

Password security is a necessity

Reasons why you really need to have a Password Management System

Regina Christensen Perspectives

Password management tools are software programs that put up enough security and safety mechanisms in place to ensure there’s no password breach. Your employees can use the program to generate random, high-security passwords as per the industry best practices. They don’t have to worry about remembering them either, because these tools have built-in mechanisms to store the passwords securely and …

Password mistakes can cause a lot of damage

Most frequently done Password Mistakes that needs to be avoided

Regina Christensen Perspectives

Research points out that more 80% of data breaches happen due to password hacking, meaning that poor password hygiene is responsible for a majority of cybercrimes that follow data breaches. To make sense of this statistic better, let’s first look at what constitutes poor password hygiene.Seven Common Password Blunders1Using simple passwordsOften passwords that are easy-to-remember are easy-to-hack. Do you use …

Secure your data from site cookies

How to handle cookies efficiently so that they do not pose a threat to your data

Regina Christensen Perspectives

Avoid third-party cookies: Third-party cookies are primarily used for online advertising and retargeting, so you won’t miss anything significant by avoiding these cookies. So, whenever you see a cookie alert on any site, first, check if it is for third-party cookies and if yes, it’s best to ‘Not accept cookies’. As a business, don’t allow third-party cookies on your site. …

Incomplete knowledge about cookies can be dangerous

Understands cookies to manage them better

Regina Christensen Perspectives

There are 3 kinds of cookies, each having different functions. One of them is session cookies. If it weren’t for session cookies, you wouldn’t be able to do any online shopping, banking, social media posting or any other activity that requires you to be logged in/identified. These session cookies are temporary cookies and they disappear once you log out of …

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Reasons why Hackers love Cookies !!!

Regina Christensen Perspectives

When you visit a site, probably for the first time or from a new device or browser, you will see an alert that mentions the site uses Cookies to offer you a more personalized experience and asks you if you are okay with it. Let’s admit it. A lot of us don’t even bother to read what the notification says …

Don’t let hurricanes wipe out your data!

Regina Christensen Perspectives

“Life is not about sheltering yourselves from the rain, it is about learning to dance in the storm”, goes a popular saying. But, if you are a small business, you first need to shelter your assets from the rain, before you can afford to dance in the storm without a care in the world. Hurricanes, tornadoes and thunderstorms can catch …