One of the most famous tech companies was hacked not too long ago, leaving people asking, “if a tech company cannot stay safe, how can we?”
SolarWinds is a company that develops software for businesses to help manage their networks and IT infrastructure. They’re very popular and are used even in government departments around the world.
Recently, attackers compromised SolarWinds’ Network Monitoring Software and used it to push out malware as a software update, which gave them unrestricted access to all companies who installed that update.
Chances are, individuals are not running software like this on their home networks. However, what happened to SolarWinds should still serve a valuable lesson and encourage people to secure their personal data. Here are the most effective ways to lock down one’s network and personal information:
Following those 5 tips will help people secure what’s important to them and aid in mitigating the risk of today’s growing cyber attacks.
Anthony holds dual degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from NYU.
He has over 30 years of experience in hardware design and software programming. Anthony specializes in computer and cloud networking and has collaborated with clients and third parties on creating custom software designs and is a web presence and accessibility compliance expert.