Navigating the Cloudscape: A Chronicle of Data Security in Cloud Computing


We recently wrote about some tips to secure email. Now, we will have a look at the data security for the cloud. With the ever-changing landscape of technology, cloud computing has been coming to the mainstream. This has radicalized the way organizations manage, process, and store data. With this digital metamorphosis happening quickly, the topic … Read more

The Secret Sauce to Safer Emails: Email Security Best Practices


Hello, digital wanderer! 🚀 If you’ve ever rolled your eyes at yet another “important message about our privacy policy update” email from IT guys (seriously, how many times can they update it?), then you’re in the right place because we will help you understand the importance of securing email. While those updates might be snooze-worthy … Read more

What Guidance Identifies Federal Information Security Controls: Importance and Challenges


Securing information systems is of paramount importance in a world that has been digitalized beyond recognition if you have not been following the epic change. Federal information security controls indicate that even the government is responsive to this change.  These controls have been designed to act as a critical shield against ever-evolving cybersecurity threats to … Read more

Types Of Insider Threats In Cyber Security and How to Guard Against Them


Did you know? Over 34% of businesses worldwide experience insider threats every year. Over the past two years, there has been a 47% increase in insider incidents. These days,  data protection has become a major need of everyone be it individuals or any organization. However, for an organization, insider threats can put them at dynamic … Read more

Understanding Network Security Policy and Its Sub Components: Safeguarding Your Digital Frontier


Securing a network is of paramount importance for businesses in this age where digital information, which is also the lifeblood of companies,  travels through the network.  A network security policy serves as the fundamental framework comprising rules, guidelines and procedures for safeguarding the critical data that travels on network and the digital assets that process … Read more

Changing Information Security Risk Landscape and Challenges in 2023 and Beyond


Information security risk refers to the damage that may result from a successful attack against IT systems. This risk can lead to a range of security incidents like data breaches, noncompliance with regulatory requirements, reputational loss, and financial costs.  Difference between risk and threat There is a little and subtle difference between risk and threat, … Read more

How Different Types of Security Controls Can Help Protect Your Business


At the core of information security is protecting organizational assets, including hardware, software, data, information and people against risks.  Any policies and actions taken to help reduce, eliminate or mitigate these risks to assets are called security control.  In this article, we will discuss about types of security controls that exist. But before we talk … Read more

Why Access Control Policy is Important and What Should it Include


One of the core policies in an information security management system is the access control policy. It is also one of the critical domains of ISO 27001 controls. This policy aims to manage and minimize the potential exposure of an organization’s information and data from unauthorized access, which will optimize the confidentiality, integrity, and availability … Read more

Comprehensive Information Security Management System Introduction – Everything Covered


Technology empowers our lives and makes them easier, but it brings its own risks called cyber threats. Organizations institute an information security management system (ISMS) to protect themselves better from such malicious attacks and data exposure.  In this write up, we will be looking in detail at the definitions of an ISMS, its objectives, and … Read more