Category Archives: Cyber Security

Sharing details of mass killings on social media, online gaming sites ‘an emerging trend’: experts

Cytelligence CEO Daniel Tobok speaks with Global News Toronto about how social media and online gaming are becoming an emerging trend for people to communicate their messages and discuss heinous activities. Although Tobok doesn’t believe the online video game chat groups are enablers for accused mass killers, he does believe we create better regulation to … Continue reading Sharing details of mass killings on social media, online gaming sites ‘an emerging trend’: experts

Social Media, Online Gaming and Cyber Security

People are spending more time on social media, online forums and gaming sites. Most posts are harmless depictions of life in general; status updates, pictures of friends or food, or even a joke. However, sometimes people discuss personal topics and posts that contain words or images that reflect loneliness, isolation, hopelessness, irritability, or hostility. Even … Continue reading Social Media, Online Gaming and Cyber Security

Evolving trends in ransomware are bad news for businesses

Ransomware is shifting targets, moving from victimizing consumers to attacking enterprises, where infections rose by 12% in 2018 even as overall ransomware infections were down, according to Symantec’s 2019 Internet Security Threat Report. Cyber criminals are flexing their muscles, with one expert seeing a “major increase” in organized crime. “This trend has been going up … Continue reading Evolving trends in ransomware are bad news for businesses

How Can Cyber Security be Improved in an Organization?

Daniel Tobok E: dtobok@cytelligence.com Posted on: June 25, 2019 As governments and businesses around the world continue to deal with unprecedented numbers of security breaches in their networks, cybersecurity has become a top priority for many organizations. These breaches cost companies billions of dollars each year, and they can also take a toll on a … Continue reading How Can Cyber Security be Improved in an Organization?

Cyber Security Essentials: What Security Elements Should You Have in Place?

Daniel Tobok E: dtobok@cytelligence.com Posted on: March 20, 2019 It can be difficult to keep up with the pace at which information technology moves these days. Mobile technologies, the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing are changing the types of assets businesses are connecting to their networks. This has created an environment where all … Continue reading Cyber Security Essentials: What Security Elements Should You Have in Place?

Why You Need to Establish a Cyber Security Culture in Within Your Organization

Daniel Tobok E: dtobok@cytelligence.com Posted on: March 20, 2019 You can do a great job of policing your networks, keeping patches up to date and do your best to uncover intrusions, but you might still be susceptible to cyber intrusions. Why? Because your number one cybersecurity vulnerability isn't your network — it's your employees. We've … Continue reading Why You Need to Establish a Cyber Security Culture in Within Your Organization

Why You Need a Data Breach Response Plan Before the Crisis

Daniel Tobok E: dtobok@cytelligence.com Posted on: March 20, 2019 Just as important as it is to have a cybersecurity plan and protocols in place, it's critical to have a Data Breach Response Plan ready to go in case you need it. In the heat of the crisis, you don't want to forget critical steps or … Continue reading Why You Need a Data Breach Response Plan Before the Crisis

Best Practices: Five Keys to Effectively Monitor Employee Computer Activity

Daniel Tobok E: dtobok@cytelligence.com Posted on: March 20, 2019 Many companies monitor their employee's conduct online to make sure they are doing their job, not spending too much time on personal matters, or misusing company equipment. Monitoring an employee's computer activity is an essential element of an effective cybersecurity strategy. Whether it's protecting trade secrets … Continue reading Best Practices: Five Keys to Effectively Monitor Employee Computer Activity

How Can Cyber Security be Improved in an Organization?

Daniel Tobok E: dtobok@cytelligence.com Posted on: March 20, 2019 As governments and businesses around the world continue to deal with unprecedented numbers of security breaches in their networks, cyber security has become a top priority for many organizations. These breaches cost companies billions of dollars each year, and they can also take a toll on … Continue reading How Can Cyber Security be Improved in an Organization?