Tips for safeguarding business data

June 10th, 2019
Tips for safeguarding business data

You can’t afford to lose business data. It takes away the trust of your clients, leading to loss of revenue. Cybercriminals are here to stay, so it’s more important than ever to utilize tight security measures to keep your business data safe. Still, some hackers may have advanced cracking skills, or are really determined to […]

9 Cybersecurity terms you need to know

May 28th, 2019
9 Cybersecurity terms you need to know

Cybersecurity is everyone’s responsibility. But you don’t need to be an IT expert to know how to protect yourself from a cyberattack. To help you get started, here are helpful terms you need to know so you’re not left in the dark, whether you’re teaching yourself how to update your anti-malware, updating your systems, or […]

The basics on 2-step and 2-factor authentication

May 9th, 2019
The basics on 2-step and 2-factor authentication

Cybersecurity is a vital component to businesses these days. You need to make sure that criminals cannot just hack into your network. When it comes to verifying users’ identity, there are two types of authentication used: two-step and two-factor. These two are so similar, many confuse one with the other. Learn the difference between the […]

Warning signs your computer has malware

April 24th, 2019
Warning signs your computer has malware

With the rise of eCommerce and online banking, cybercrime has evolved. Like criminals who pull smash-and-grab jobs, they go where the money is. However, unlike bank robbers, cybercriminals do their best to avoid detection by letting malware do the work for them. Viruses and ransomware sneak into PCs to quietly steal passwords, financial credentials, and […]

Tips to monitor employee activities online

April 9th, 2019
Tips to monitor employee activities online

There are a lot of pros and cons when it comes to monitoring your employees online. We’ve put together an honest and transparent list of arguments for and against this practice. And if you decide it is something you want to pursue, we’ve provided some tips for a smooth implementation process. The case for monitoring […]

Most common HIPAA mistakes healthcare organizations make

March 29th, 2019
Most common HIPAA mistakes healthcare organizations make

Having cutting-edge medical equipment is no longer enough to be a top-notch healthcare organization. Now that the internet plays a bigger role in virtually all industries, healthcare organizations need IT to store crucial patient data, as well. For instance, computer networks and the cloud are used to manage patient data instead of old-school logbooks and hard copies of documents.

Every business needs an MSP for cybersecurity

March 22nd, 2019
Every business needs an MSP for cybersecurity

Businesses can no longer afford to relegate cybersecurity to the bottom of the budget, not with cyberattacks targeting any business regardless of size, strict security, and privacy regulations surrounding data. Businesses with a small or limited budget have the advantage of partnering with a managed IT services provider (MSP) for their cybersecurity needs. Why is […]

Ways hackers install ransomware onto your network

March 15th, 2019
Ways hackers install ransomware onto your network

Hackers are constantly developing ransomware that can sneak past even your latest detection and recovery tools and techniques in place. As ransomware evolve, they become harder to identify, and encrypted files more difficult to recover.

It used to be quite easy to spot ransomware activity because it used to just overwrite or lock the file system.

Cyberthreats and the finance sector

March 6th, 2019
Cyberthreats and the finance sector

The financial sector has long been heavily targeted by cybercriminals. Over the years, the number of attacks that involved extortion, social engineering, and credential-stealing malware has surged rapidly. This means that financial institutions should strive to familiarize themselves with the threats and the agents behind them. Here are seven new threats and tactics, techniques, and […]