Unlocking Potential: A Hierarchy of Data Needs for Nonprofits

Nonprofit organizations are constantly pushed to do more with less for the communities that they serve. Data is an invaluable tool that nonprofit organizations can use to allow them to meet those needs. In an era dominated by information, nonprofits must harness the power of data to optimize their ...
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Virus & Malware Protection: The Fundamentals

Just as you can pick up a virus or infection from being out in the world, your machines and systems can acquire a virus or malware infection through exposure to the internet. Fortunately, the basics of protection in both cases are similar.
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Scanning Tools: Insights That Keep You Safe

What if you could see your network or website the way that an attacker sees them? What if you could see where they were most likely to strike and had an estimate of how bad that attack would be? What if you could do this without years of study to learn the tactics and procedures that threat actors ...
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Penetration Tests: The Simulated Attack That Stops A Real One

Penetration Tests are simulated attacks on an organizations assets and systems carried out by a cybersecurity professional. The penetration tester operates as if they were a cyber attacker and attempts to gain unauthorized access, escalate their privileges to access more sensitive data, steal that ...
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Balancing Cyber Security and the User Experience

There is a common misconception that users must trade simplicity and usability in exchange for protection from cyber risks. However, in search of the right balance between security and usability, a key concept has been missed. It is increased usability that promotes stronger security. Usability ...
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Open-Source Software Risks and How to Mitigate Them

What is Open-Source Software An estimated 90% of organizations use at least one open-source component. Software that allows for public viewing, modification, and enhancement of its code is referred to as open-source software. This software is usually developed by a developer community and is ...
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Developing a Cyber Security Program for a Non-Profit Organization

What is a Cybersecurity Program? Cyber risk management is critical to protecting information and systems from cyber threats. Many non-profit organizations are stuck in a fire fighting reactive approach, depending on a small collection of cyber security tools to defend their organization from cyber ...
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Network Sniffing & Packet Deconstruction: What You Need to Know

Have you ever wondered how data travels across the internet? How do you send an email, watch a video, or browse a website? The answer is that data is broken down into small pieces called packets, which are sent from one device to another using a network. Each packet contains information such as the ...
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What is Intrusion Detection? and Why Do You Need it?

If you use the internet, you know that there are many threats and dangers lurking online. Hackers, viruses, malware, ransomware, phishing, and other cyberattacks can compromise your data, devices, and privacy. How can you protect yourself from these malicious activities? One way is to use an ...
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IPS vs IDS: What's the Difference and Why It Matters

If you are concerned about your network security, you may have heard of the terms IDS and IPS. But what do they mean, and how do they differ? In this blog post, we will explain the basics of IDS and IPS, their similarities and differences, and why you need them to protect your network from ...
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