10 Best Free EQ Apps for iPhone and iPad

10 Best Free EQ Apps for iPhone and iPad

The audio output one chooses may be as varied as the music genre one listens to. Some people prefer a powerful tone, while others want a clean, balanced sound. While the iPhone’s built-in EQ has a lot of features, it doesn’t allow you complete control. Thankfully, these top EQ applications for iPhone and iPad can … Read more

7 Best Audio Volume Booster Apps For iPhone – Expert Review

7 Best Audio Volume Booster Apps For iPhone

Are you tired of searching the internet in vain for a half-decent sound booster? That is why we are here. We’ve compiled a list of the finest sound boosters available on the App Store, allowing you greater control over things like treble, bass, mids, and more. Today, we’re going to show you the greatest audio … Read more

Could homomorphic encryption be the solution to big data’s problem?

Could homomorphic encryption be the solution to big data’s problem?

Helical founder Eric Hess discusses how homomorphic encryption could change the way data is transferred and processed securely. While advances in data analytics have enabled businesses to gain expanded insight into large structured and unstructured datasets, these advances have come with increased privacy and misappropriation risks. Exercising greater control over the life cycle of data … Read more

Happy National Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

Happy national cybersecurity awarness month

For 17 years, October has been National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). The importance of deeming it awareness month is that, particularly for small to mid-sized businesses, it’s difficult for enterprises to focus on cybersecurity awareness when there are so many other distractions. Unfortunately, times of turbulence have provided more opportunities for hackers and with it, the threat … Read more

Ransomware Up 715% – Don’t Leave it to Chance

Ransomware Up 715% - Don’t Leave it to Chance

The threat of Ransomware is on the rise. Bitdefender’s 2020 Mid-Year Threat Landscape Report found that ransomware attacks in the first half of this year are up 715.08% compared to the first half of 2019! And it’s not just attack frequency on the rise. Attack costs are increasing as well. SafetyDetectives found that the average ransom per incident has nearly doubled since 2018 … Read more

Iranian Cyberthreats Persist Amidst Rising Tensions

Iranian Cyberthreats Persist Amidst Rising Tensions cks.

As noted in a previous Helical blog, escalating tensions between the US and Iran have continually resulted in a series of state-sponsored cyberattacks. This trend holds true as tensions flare once again between the two nations. On August 20, 2020 the US demanded that the UN re-impose sanctions on Iran that were laxed as a part of the now defunct 2015 nuclear deal. 10 days prior to this announcement, … Read more

City Officials Forced to Pay $45,000 After Ransomware Attack

City Officials Forced to Pay $45,000 After Ransomware Attack

According to an alert on the city website, Lafayette Colorado was hit by a ransomware attack compromising their phone, email, and online payment services. After a cost analysis, the city determined that paying a $45,000 ransom was less damaging than rebuilding the compromised systems. Thanks to their use of PCI compliant payment gateways, security was strong enough to keep personal payment data … Read more

Yet Another Zoom Vulnerability

Yet Another Zoom Vulnerability

Ever since COVID-19 disrupted the business world, Zoom Video Conferencing has become the lifeblood of many organizations seeking to stay connected. Unfortunately, it has also become an easy target for bad actors looking to take advantage of simple vulnerabilities. First, Zoom-Bombing took the world by storm, and now a new vulnerability has emerged. Largely as … Read more

Cybersecurity Is a Top Risk To Businesses

Cybersecurity Is a Top Risk To Businesses

According to a recent study by the World Economic Forum, Cybersecurity ranks among the top 3 Covid-19 related business risks.   Cybersecurity is only behind the risk of a global recession and the surge of company bankruptcies and consolidations.   As the workforce has been forced to adapt to employees working from home and dealing with increasing threats … Read more