Category Archives: Digital marketing

Myth #1: We’re too small / too young / too … to be hacked

Myth 1 We're too small to be hacked

If there is one myth about cybersecurity that we hear regularly and that absolutely needs to be busted, it is this one. “Why would anyone attack us? We’re too small, too young, no one knows us, we have nothing online… We’re not interesting to hack.”

Actually, yes, you are interesting.

Let’s take each point separately:

– Why would anyone attack us? No one knows us

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Did you check your website’s security before peak season?

Ecommerce christmas time and securityChristmas is right around the corner and winter sales are arriving too. Online shopping is planned. Your banners, packaging and special offers are ready, but did you think of your website’s security?
We won’t remember you to update and install patches or to watch suspicious operations (what you are already doing), but we concentrate on three elements to protect your client data and to reassure them about your security level.

 

1/ HTTPS certificate

Using HTTPS is indispensable for an e-commerce website. Users expect to see the well-known padlock on pages where they give their information. Many people only rely on an URL starting with HTTPS and the padlock to judge the reliability of a website.

However, malicious hackers do know it too. Now they create websites with an HTTPS certificate to deceive users. A study from Phishlabs estimates that in the 3rd quarter 2018, 49% of phishing websites are using an HTTPS certificate.
(We detail here how to identify suspicious emails to avoid phishing attacks, which can be tricky even for experienced users.)

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What R.O.I. for a Security Audit?

It is a question that we often hear. Sorry, we don’t have a formula ROI=… to reveal.What ROI for a security audit The return on investment of penetration testing is complex to measure, but we are giving you 4 keys to demonstrate the financial benefits of pentest. Security is not only useful to avoid potential problems, it mostly creates value encouraging sales.

 

1/ Investing to avoid a loss or a higher future expense

Penetration tests are a preventive action. Pentests, by simulating realistic attacks of malicious hackers, enables to detect security flaws, technical as well as logical (this article explains more precisely what logical flaws are).

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Our Digital World: Opportunities and Risks

Digital technologies offer great possibilities for the everyday life and for businesses. Websites, emails, applications, connected devices…
But, if business people are enjoying digital tools as an opportunity for their activities, can you imagine how happier are malicious hackers?
Direct attacks, phishing, intercepting information, stealing data… So many possibilities from their point of view, as the growing use of digital technologies is making the attack surface growing too.

What can you do to protect your activity from malicious hackers’ attacks? Do you know ethical hacking?

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