Are Your Smart Home Devices Spying On You?

    • Are Your Smart Home Devices Spying On You?

      • Donna Aplin

      The integration of smart home devices has become synonymous with modern living. They offer convenience, efficiency, and connectivity at our fingertips.

      But a recent study has raised concerns about the darker side of these smart gadgets. It suggests that our beloved smart home devices may be spying on us.

      It’s natural these days to invite these devices into your home. Yet there is also the need to scrutinise their privacy implications. We’ll shed some light on the potential surveillance risks posed by smart home devices as well as discuss ways to safeguard your privacy in an era of increasing connectivity.

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    • Gamers Beware! Hackers are Targeting You.

      • Donna Aplin

      Gamers haven’t really been the focus of cybersecurity for a long time. You mostly hear about attacks on businesses. Or stolen personal data due to phishing attacks. But gamers are not safe from hackers targeting them.

      As cyberattacks continue to escalate, gamers have become prime hacking targets. Malicious actors seek to exploit vulnerabilities in the digital realm. The gaming industry continues to expand. Also, more users immerse themselves in virtual worlds. As this happens, the risks associated with cyberattacks on gamers are on the rise.

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    • The Tangible Value of Cybersecurity?

      • Donna Aplin

      You cannot overstate the importance of cybersecurity. Especially in an era dominated by digital advancements. Businesses and organisations are increasingly reliant on technology to drive operations. This makes them more susceptible to cyber threats.

      66% of small businesses are concerned about cybersecurity risk. Forty-seven percent lack the understanding to protect themselves. This leaves them vulnerable to the high cost of an attack.

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    • Top Data Breaches of 2023…

      • Donna Aplin

      The battle against cyber threats is an ongoing challenge. Unfortunately, 2023 has proven to be a watershed year for data breaches. Data compromises have surged to an all-time high in the U.S. This is based on data from the first 9 months of the year. Meaning that numbers will only end up higher for the year.

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    • Beware of These 2024 Emerging Technology Threats

      • Donna Aplin

      The global cost of a data breach last year was USD $4.45 million. This is an increase of 15% over three years. As we step into 2024, it’s crucial to be aware of emerging technology threats. Ones that could potentially disrupt and harm your business.

      Technology is evolving at a rapid pace. It’s bringing new opportunities and challenges for businesses and individuals alike. Not all technology is benign. Some innovations can pose serious threats to our digital security, privacy, and safety.

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    • How Could Your Business Be Impacted by the New SEC Cybersecurity Requirements?

      • Donna Aplin

      Cybersecurity has become paramount for businesses across the globe. As technology advances, so do the threats. Recognising this, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has introduced new rules. They revolve around cybersecurity. These new requirements are set to significantly impact businesses.

      These rules are a response to the growing sophistication of cyber threats. As well as the need for companies to safeguard their sensitive information.

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