With remote working and cloud usage taking over, the cyber risk landscape is expanding continually. This is because criminals are getting increasingly sophisticated with their attack tactics. Every business or individual relying on the use of technology is in ardent need of adopting advanced password security measures to combat such malicious efforts. Password security measures should be centered around password creation security, using a password vault, and scanning all vulnerabilities of storing passwords in browsers and other vulnerable applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel files.
Data vulnerability followed by a subsequent breach results in monetary losses and risks the overall brand name. Hence, enterprises heavily deploy advanced security tools or partner with service providers who can protect all their sensitive accounts that hold personal client or company data.
With credentials being sold on the dark web, regularly monitoring of all processes is critical to enterprise security. In the worst-case scenarios, the client is not even aware of where the credentials are being sold.
Dark web monitoring is important to reduce the amount of time wasted between the occurrence of any data breach and the awareness about it. The prompter the realization and response, the lesser is the loss. The continuous monitoring process shrinks the window of opportunity that criminals have to make copies of the private data and sell it for a fortune.ComputerDoctor’s advanced technologies prevent the threat of confidential data loss by constant monitoring to maximize the response effort and minimize the damage caused.
Constant updates across all systems are critical to building resilient and healthy business operations. Updates undertake a lot of responsibilities to assure fixing and repairing security holes discovered over a period of time. Regularly scanning for computer bugs, Windows and drivers updates is critical for minimizing all risky factors.
In short, technology is evolving and advancing with each passing day and to keep up with such a massive pace of change, it is recommended to continue chasing the new features with system updates, thus ensuring that your operating system and applications are running the latest and safest version.
Junk E-mail Problems
Email spamming or junk emails are undoubtedly the most annoying tech-induced factor of all times. Such unsolicited messages are not only risky but are also extremely disturbing, at times intruding the privacy and comfort of users. Mostly such emails are commercial in nature, but at times may also consist of risky links that lead to phishing or malware attacks.
To prevent email spamming, users can remember some basic security measures:
Don't purchase anything from a spammer
Avoid opening junk mails
Don’t click on any doubtful links
Don't be tempted to reply
Avoid 'unsubscribe' options
Don't threaten the spammer
Prefer using a disposable email address
Always be wary about sharing out your primary email address