Since the outbreak of the pandemic, organizations have warmed up to the idea of allowing their employees to work from home while staying connected with cloud platforms.

However, there is a devastating downside that accompanies the increased popularity of utilizing cloud services. Companies that rely heavily on storing and transferring data on a cloud are more susceptible to data breaches and the loss of sensitive data.

Thus, enterprises from around the world are on a quest to find a more secure way to connect their employees while retaining productivity.

The Adoption of SASE in Cybersecurity

Before the dawn of Secure as a Service Edge or SASE…


Not long ago, the retail industry heavily relied on making sales in person and physical stores. However, it is no longer the case, given the outbreak of COVID-19 and the mandatory restrictions that were put in place. Thus, retailers could hope to attain the most profitable source of income in this dystopian-like market condition through online platforms and virtual stores.

Advantages of Implementing Digital Transformation in Retail

Since the pandemic outbreak, retailers have begun to embrace the technology, with around 7.9 million retailers taking their business online in 2021. …


The mobile app development industry continues to advance at lightning speed. To survive and thrive in this technology-ridden era, you have to get accustomed to the changing mobile app development trends. Much before the COVID-19 pandemic, the dependence of people on android devices and computers was on the rise. However, the pace received a sudden jolt as tech became the only means for work and communication. It brought along with it the opportunity for cybercriminals to leverage security vulnerabilities.

Mobile app security received heightened attention from all the stakeholders since work from home became the norm in 2020. With this…


Multi-cloud data management
Multi-cloud data management

In an era when businesses embark on a journey to adopt cutting-edge technology, the wisest decision for any enterprise is to invest in a multi-tenant cloud environment.

According to Gartner, by 2022, around 75% of enterprise consumers relying on cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) will adopt a deliberate multi-cloud strategy.

But why would any organization put their best foot forward for embracing a multi-tenant cloud environment?

Well, multi-cloud, if implemented and managed effectively can yield scalability, security, and eventually offer disaster recovery.

The way data is managed and stored on the cloud is what it takes to stand ahead…


With the world being thrown into disarray since the pandemic outbreak, a significant number of companies have become a victim of data breaches. Several top-flight companies witnessed the unauthorized access of unknown individuals into their vast consumer databases.

Microsoft was accused of leaving a database containing 280 million consumer records without any protection. While the US government and other organizations distributed relief funds, cyberattackers worked overtime to send out phishing emails.

Data security
Data security

Work From Home and Data Security

As mentioned above, cyberattacks were at an all-time high in 2020, with around 3950 confirmed data breaches taking place. This increase in data breaches also coincides with the advent…


In recent years, the discussion on digital privacy has gathered steam. High-scale cyber thefts worth billions of dollars have opened the eyes of companies across industries. They now realize the need to take up preventive measures to fight this menace. According to the National Crime Record Bureau data, India recorded a total of 44,546 cybercrimes in 2020 compared to 28,248 in 2019, a growth of 63.5%.

Digital platforms, mainly social media platforms, have been getting a lot of flack recently. Research revealed that only 9% of users are confident that social media platforms will protect their data.

This has significant…


With the rising use of the internet, there’s a substantial increase in the number of security breaches around the world.

According to a global survey conducted in 2020, the average cost of a data breach is $3.86 million, which certainly compels enterprises to reinforce their first line of defense.

Also, what’s more alarming is the fact that the breaches disclosed by a majority of enterprises revealed third-party attacks since they were relying on software and services offered by trusted vendors.

So, the next big question among organizations is- how to prevent data breaches caused by third-party attacks?

Well, a series…


Hosting your business and consumer data on the cloud may offer countless benefits in terms of management, scalability, and access. But the fact that cloud security breaches are rapidly growing can’t be overlooked.

With around 94% of the enterprises using cloud platforms, data security is becoming the immediate necessity for every industry.

Businesses need to put their best foot forward to enhance data safety since inadequate decisions made around building cloud strategy and implementation can increase the risk of security threats.

Let’s have a quick look at several aspects that can help reduce the risk and mitigate cloud cybersecurity anomalies.


Even though most companies are keenly aware of common data security threats and have made tremendous efforts towards avoiding breaches, no set of user data security measures can be infallible to a data breach.

Security breaches have become an inevitable part of doing business these days. However, the presence of a solid playbook with recourse to recovery will help you minimize the negative impact of a security breach.

Today’s organizations and businesses must have a plan of action ready to mitigate data loss. Loss of personal information and user data, unauthorized access, leakage of sensitive information and personal data can…


The internet is becoming the second home for almost every individual amid the global pandemic. While everyone is following strict social distancing norms, cyber attackers are swiftly creeping up on our privacy by misusing broken authentication.

Broken authentication is a term that relates to different vulnerabilities that cybercriminals exploit to bypass the authentication methods.

authentication

Poor session and credential management leads to broken authentication, which helps attackers to gain access to an individual’s credentials.

As per the FBI, there’s a substantial amount of surge in cybercrimes amid the COVID-19 pandemic since the online activity of people across the US increased rapidly.

Laura Nutt

CyberSecurity Enthusiast, interested in latest digital trends, reader, hiker. I’m available at https://www.quora.com/profile/Laura-Nutt-5

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