Misan Etchie

Entrepreneur, Digital PR Expert, and Blogger, Misan Etchie is the founder of WordScale. He’s an avid tech enthusiast, cybersecurity blogger, and content creator.

Why Cybersecurity is Important For Small Businesses

It’s almost 2022 and cybercrime is at an all-time high. Cyberattacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated, and nobody is safe– from the common everyday internet user, to multinational conglomerates, to government institutions. It’s always said that individuals need to practice better cybersecurity hygiene and it’s expected that as organisations with valuable, high risk information, larger international enterprises and government agencies spend a lot of money…

Your Multi-Factor Authentication Technology is Already Compromised – Here’s How

How can organizations introduce truly passwordless authentication?…

“New Normal” — Today’s Thriving Startups Will Be Camels, Not Unicorns

Unicorn is the term given to startups that are able to achieve a billion-dollar valuation, although not as rare as they were a decade ago, these startups are still often time the center of Silicon Valley’s obsession with building, finding and funding…

The Elimination of Cybersecurity’s Status Quo – Passwords

According to a report by the World Economic Forum, in the year 2020, cybercrime cost the world economy a staggering $2.9million every minute. According to another report, every single day, enterprises lose about 5 million records containing sensitive…

4 Overlooked Challenges to Our Shiny Self-Driving Future

According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, transportation alone contributes 29 percent of US greenhouse gas emissions and according to the World Health Organization, approximately 1.35 million people die each year as a result of…

How Password Issues Plague Help Desk Calls

Password-based authentication has always been a sore topic in enterprise cybersecurity. Passwords are inconvenient and hard to remember…

Is Using a VPN Illegal?

What are the issues around hiding your identity and gaining access to blocked content via VPN?…

More Secure Technology Can Backfire: Here’s How to Avoid Security Fatigue

4 ways to eliminate “security fatigue”: simpler tech, biometrics as seamless authentication, password elimination, and “less is more”…

How More Secure Technology Can Backfire And Harm Your Technology

With each new technological advancement, enterprises rush to keep up with the ever-changing ideas of security. While it is understandable that enterprises want to keep up with the times in…

You Can’t Reset Your Fingerprint

Unlike passwords, you can’t reset your fingerprint after a cyberattack. Here’s how passwordless technology prevents biometric theft and why it’s trustworthy…

Inconvenience — The Most Overlooked Problem in Cybersecurity

Convenience is critical to us humans, so much so that many businesses have sprung up with their main selling point being making things easier for users as opposed to their competitors or current day practices. Great examples include food delivery apps…

How Apple’s iPhone 5s Revolutionized The Cybersecurity Industry

One of the most controversial debates ever about privacy took place in 2016 when the FBI demanded Apple create a special version of their iOS operating system which would grant them a back door and special access to any and all iPhones. Apple’s CEO,…

The Great Authentication Gap: How Password Habits Differ Across Generations

Whether we like to admit it or not, we all, to some extent, assume that older people are less knowledgeable about technology while Millennials, the first generation to grow up in the digital age, are the more tech-savvy and super…

The Business Costs of Compromised Passwords

Passwords and Their Ability to Bring Down Even the Largest of Enterprises…

Millennials And Cybersecurity: Passwordless Future Fast Approaching

Passwords are a pain in the neck and have always been, mainly due to how inconvenient, insecure, and expensive they are. According to IT Governance, bad p…