Category: Category: Data Protection

5G security issues? Are you ready?

On our Newave Facebook page, we recently shared a video about 5G networks, and the IT staff is buzzing with concerns. Why? Because Newave experts are already aware of the 5G security vulnerabilities in this emerging technology. The current concern with 5G networks is authentication security. A Cornell University analysis abstract states, “we find that some […]

The Biggest Phish Story of 2018

Just this month, the FBI warned that there was a 60% increase in 2018 in fake email schemes that aim at stealing money or tax data. Phishing attacks aren’t new, but the realization of the impact to business infrastructure and economy is wide reaching. Integrity in marketing and specifically email communication is at the center […]

6 Most Popular Cyberattack Methods

Are cyberattacks really a problem? Is it just hype? – No, it’s not just hype; and here’s why…   Cyberattacks are on an increase this year.  According to a report by Positive Technologies, Q2 2018 demonstrates a startling increase by 47% in cyberattacks over Q2 2017. The six most common cyberattack methods criminals used in […]

Protect Your Business, The Importance of Strong Password

It’s simple. Make sure that your passwords are strong and unique. Don’t use your birth date, phone number, social security number, family members name or your pet’s name – these can be easily guessed by a cyber crook usually just by looking over your social profiles. It’s also important that you don’t reuse passwords between your accounts or […]

9 red flags to help you Identify a phishie email

Would you know if you were the subject of a phishing attack? Many people claim that they’d be able to tell right away if they received an email from an illegitimate source. If that were the case, there wouldn’t be 1.5 million new phishing sites every month, a 65% increase in attacks in the last year, and hackers […]

Why are phishing campaigns so rampant despite awareness from media coverage?

While the number of people falling for sending personal information to the crown prince of Nigeria in hopes of receiving his promised wealth and riches seems to be dropping, phishing remains a major issue. In fact, the number of phishing campaigns pursued by hackers around the world increased 65% in the last year. What exactly is […]

3 Key Reasons Every Business Needs Reliable Data Backups

Technology has improved almost every aspect of running a business, from keeping track of accounts receivable to maintaining customer lists and streamlining the bookkeeping process. However, all of these tasks depend on data, which is vulnerable to hackers, equipment failure, and theft. Without reliable data backups, a single malfunctioning computer can completely cripple your business, cutting […]

Part 4 Where Are Passwords Headed?

Passwords are a dying breed. Every company and security firm across the globe know it’s only a matter of time before even the most complicated password is cracked. Because of this, the traditional password must be phased out. The public has already seen bits and pieces of this, such as two-factor authentication (push notifications) and […]