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Welcome to the DataLocker blog, your home for DataLocker’s thoughts on the trends moving the cybersecurity industry. Bad actors are constantly developing new ways to attack and steal your data – don’t get caught in the dark. Follow the DataLocker blog for the latest in security vulnerabilities and how you can better protect your remote data.


May 29, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

We all make mistakes, but in the world of cybersecurity, these errors can be costly. In fact, human error causes 90% of all data breaches. But of the many types of human error, what are the most common issues related to technology? Some of the leading causes of human error in technology include: Poor Understanding […]

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May 29, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

According to the Uptime Institute, human error accounts for nearly 70% of all downtime incidents. And as you may know, downtime can cost as much as $100,000 per hour for some companies. But why is this downtime so expensive? Downtime costs many companies a fortune in many ways including loss of revenue, damage to reputation, […]

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May 29, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

According to Hacker News, human error is the leading cybersecurity threat to businesses in 2021. But what is human error exactly? It’s an internal threat that causes unintended harm. Basically, it’s a mistake someone makes. This could be anything from forgetting a password to accidentally deleting important files. Human error can cause severe problems for […]

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May 29, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

It’s become all too common  for organizations to suffer cyber attacks.. Just look at the recent global ransomware attack, WannaCry, which has impacted companies across the globe.  Hackers are demanding ransom payments in Bitcoin and companies are often paying. In fact, in 2021, 37% of all businesses have been hit by ransomware attacks like WannaCry. […]

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May 29, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

Hackers have the goal of stealing valuable information and money from people and businesses. In fact, cyber-attacks are now estimated to cost companies an average of $200,000. How do you prevent hacking from affecting you? It’s wise to invest in tools and tactics to prevent hacking and keep your vital information safe. Here are some […]

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May 29, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

Hacking isn’t just for movies or news headlines anymore. Hacking t affects people and businesses every day. According to Inc, 60% of businesses will not make it to their sixth month in business due to hacking and cyber-attacks. But what does hacking look like? Well, hacking can take many different forms, depending on who the […]

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May 29, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

Hacking is one of the most significant cybersecurity threats facing organizations. According to IBM, it takes about 280 days for companies to realize they’ve been hacked. This makes hacking one of the most challenging cyberattacks to deal with. So, what’s hacking? Hacking is the process of using your technical knowledge to break into a computer […]

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May 29, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

Malware is a type of malicious software that can cause all sorts of problems for businesses and consumers alike. It comes in many different forms, including viruses, spyware, worms, and Trojan horses. In 2020 alone, 5.6 billion malware attacks were recorded, which makes you wonder: what causes malware, and how can we stop it? There […]

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May 29, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

Investing in a secure drive is an excellent way to protect your sensitive data from getting into unauthorized hands. Even when you store software-encrypted data in regular USB drives, it’s still possible to use sensitive data. For example, in 2017, an unencrypted USB thumb drive exposed Heathrow Airport’s confidential files after it was found on […]

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May 28, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

As most businesses have shifted their operations to digital platforms, the need for cyber security is on the rise. Cybercriminals target all types of businesses; however, smaller firms are more vulnerable due to their weaker security defenses. According to a survey conducted on senior executives, 46% of all small businesses have become victims of malware […]

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