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Protect Your Business with Cybersecurity Best Practices

There are plenty of reasons cyber criminals target small and medium-sized businesses for cyberattacks. They often assume smaller organizations don’t have the financial means, personnel and know-how to maintain the appropriate levels of cybersecurity needed to run a business today. Just three years ago, the U.S. Congressional Small Business Committee announced that 71 percent of cyberattacks happened to businesses with…
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Is Your Anti-virus Giving You A False Sense of Security?

One of the most important things for a business to do is to take steps to protect themselves from outside threats. Security management is indisputably important for any company today. The increasing amount of threats to security has led to most, if not all, businesses to install anti-virus software. The anti-virus market is pretty mature so the products on the market…
Monday, May 14, 2018

Protecting Against Ransomware, Malware, and Other Viruses

The fight against ransomware, malware and other viruses is one that never ends and one that is continually changing. Most organizations implemented changes over the last couple years to help protect themselves from outside attacks. The issue is that as malware and ransomware continue to evolve, your network security needs to evolve as well. Your IT strategy needs to address…
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Three Phases of Ransomware

By this point, your organization should be well educated on the threat of ransomware. New strands are still being introduced almost weekly and countless victims are getting infected and are facing the decision; to pay or not to pay. A few times a week, I google ransomware just to keep up on the latest strands that have been introduced and…
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Network Security Basics

Back to the basics. As more and more threats pile on and the level of complexity increases, the ways you can protect your organization doesn’t have to be difficult. Basics are just that, basic and simple. Relentless cyber criminals, disgruntled current and former employees and careless users can bring down your computer networks and compromise data. Network security encompasses your hardware, software,…
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Ransomware: Big Issue for Small and Midsize Organizations

The evolution of ransomware is a dangerous thing for small and midsize organizations. What began as simply a nuisance for a business has turned into a potential business ending attack. This explosion of ransomware in the last year should be very concerning for any business, but especially those on the smaller side. What makes ransomware attacks dangerous is that although…
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Newest Ransomware Released

After about my second blog article on Ransomware, I quickly realized it was going to be a regular topic in rotation for us. There isn’t a day that goes by that Ransomware isn’t in the news. The scary thing about Ransomware is the amount of different strands of it being introduced and the success rate they are having. What is…
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

New Ransomware Should Cause You Pause

Unfortunately, almost every type of ransomware has a period where it becomes successful and makes headlines. In the last couple years, the pace at which we are seeing new ransomware threats has been increasing. It is inflicting major losses and damage to companies, organizations, and individuals, and earning cyber-criminals millions of dollars. In case you aren’t familiar, ransomware is a…
Tuesday, July 12, 2016