Data Security: Tokenization vs. Encryption

Encryption and tokenization both aim to protect data, but the manner in which each method does so varies. It’s important to begin by understanding the core concepts for each of these methods of protecting data before diving deeper into the specific differences between the two. What is tokenization? Tokenization is the process of turning an… Read More

Data at Rest: Myths, Reality and Best Practices

A staggering 66% of organizations fell victim to ransomware attacks in 2023, as reported by Sophos. Amidst this alarming statistic, however, there is a beacon of hope: 97% of those organizations that had encrypted their data were able to recover it. As ransomware technology becomes increasingly pervasive and sophisticated, the frequency of such attacks is… Read More

What’s Next for Cybersecurity and Privacy in 2024?

2023 was a significant year for cybersecurity and data privacy issues. Cybersecurity Ventures reported that worldwide cybercrime costs are projected to reach a record $10.5 trillion annually by 2025. Over the past few years, businesses have not only stepped up their efforts to protect people’s privacy, but governments at both the federal and state levels… Read More

Safeguarding Data: Ransomware Defense Essentials

There are 1.7 million ransomware attacks every day, that’s 19 ransomware attacks every second of every day. These attacks result not only in financial loss to a corporation, but also in exposure of personal data for individuals. To mitigate this risk, one essential tool in your cybersecurity arsenal is data-at-rest encryption. In this article, we… Read More

Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Cybersecurity

As seen in AITechPark Magazine Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been developing at a rapid pace and has been integrated into a growing number of applications across every industry. AI continues to widen its capabilities to assist in a variety of daily tasks but, as can be expected with any Internet-based technology, AI also has a… Read More

5 Data Encryption Myths Debunked

Post-pandemic, a surge in cyberattacks has forced businesses to confront the issue of cybersecurity, and more specifically, data encryption. To learn more about trends in cybersecurity after Covid-19, check out our article for more insights into threats, responses, and methods of protection. To take a step in the right direction, we must separate fact from… Read More

Predictions for 2024: AI Impacts Both Offense and Defense in the Battle for Cybersecurity

As seen in App Developer Magazine, Featured Story, Dec 18, 2023 This is an easy call to make: NetLib Security predicts that Artificial Intelligence – Generative AI – will continue to heavily impact the world of cybersecurity, upping the game for defensive players, while giving cybercriminals more tools on the offensive side. 2023 was a… Read More

HIPAA and Data Protection in Healthcare

As featured in Medical Device News Magazine. Healthcare organizations face many challenges: they must protect patient privacy, deliver quality care, and meet strict regulations. These organizations, which include medical device manufacturers, are trusted to safeguard incredibly sensitive information, a task which carries immense responsibility. The healthcare sector remains particularly vulnerable to cyberattacks, given its handling… Read More

Cybersecurity in the Post Covid-19 World

Cyberattacks happen around the clock every single day, and we rarely hear about the majority of them. During Covid-19, cyberattacks skyrocketed at an alarming rate, and have been on the rise ever since. Outside of 2016-2017’s high volume of breaches, 2020-2021 was one of the worst periods of cyber breaches to date, taking a huge… Read More

Unveiling Keys and Key Management

With the rise of cyberattacks, reliance on password protection and two-factor authentication alone is no longer enough when it comes to the safety of your sensitive information. Data should also be stored in an encrypted form – unusable and unreadable unless unlocked by the authorized user. That’s why encryption, keys and key management are at… Read More