How to avoid the most common enterprise resource planning security risks

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems rely on huge blocks of live data to generate accurate reports and perform the right actions. Naturally, it’s important to secure business data. Poor data practices will surely expose a company to regulatory audits, not to mention ruin its reputation and loss of customers and investors.

4 Best Security Practices for Enterprise Resource Planning

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) refers to the integrated management of business processes, such as inventory management, customer relationship management, and marketing and sales. Typically mediated by technology, which is increasingly likely to come in the form of a fully cloud-enabled infrastructure, ERP involves the handling of large sets of confidential corporate and customer data.

Security and Cloud Computing – Important Factors to Consider

Migrating business applications to the cloud offers many long-term benefits, such as reduced overhead and practically unlimited scalability and accessibility. At the same time, choosing the right cloud provider can be a daunting process.

Although there are many factors to consider, security should never be overlooked when it comes to the cloud.

What we can learn from the WannaCry cyberattack

As you probably heard by now, a powerful ransomware strain known as WannaCry devastated more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries last month. The outbreak, which started on May 12, infected government, healthcare, and private company computer systems, including UK’s National Health Service and FedEx. Aside from a financial loss, this cyber attack created mass chaos and a logistical nightmare for all involved.

Free decryption tools fight ransomware

Similar to the shakedowns you see in mob movies where innocent shop owners are forced to pay “protection money,” deploying ransomware is a means of extortion. Computer hackers install it on your network to seize control of your company’s precious confidential data, then demand payment for its safe return. The way in which these nefarious […]

5 security measures made easy

Let’s face it, keeping yourself free from online threats can be a pain: using different passwords for every site, changing them every three months, using advanced encryption, the list goes on and on. You either end up paranoid of being online or give up altogether. We’ve organized 5 simple cybersecurity measures that we promise anyone […]

WordPress 4.5.3 patches security vulnerabilities

WordPress is an amazing open source platform that is favored by individuals and business users worldwide due to its ease of use, simplicity and flexibility. However, given that it is the most widely used content management system, it is also the most vulnerable platform out there. Recently WordPress has released an update that addresses security […]

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