What to do if your small business falls victim to malware
Nov29

What to do if your small business falls victim to malware

Never before have small businesses needed to focus more on how they plan to defend their networks and devices against cyber attacks, specifically malware.

Most businesses, not just small, are taking this threat seriously - as they should. In 2018, security service investment in company budgets grew faster than any other investment area.

However,[...]

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Here is what businesses need to know about network infrastructure
Oct31

Here is what businesses need to know about network infrastructure

Business IT needs are always changing. However, one constant that remains is the need for each company to maintain and secure some form of network infrastructure.

It is true that cloud computing’s rise in popularity seems to always be increasing (hint: it is), but many businesses continue to rely on a network infrastructure that is centered[...]

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What businesses should know about wireless network setup
Aug29

What businesses should know about wireless network setup

Businesses rely on the internet and the many wireless networking capabilities it offers more than ever before.

With good reason, too. Not only does better wireless networking improve experiences between businesses and customers, but it can also increase capabilities within the office by streamlining communication, offering productivity-boosting[...]

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How to defend your network against common malware types
Jul31

How to defend your network against common malware types

The world of malware is constantly transforming. Those who wish to cause grief for computer users are always discovering new ways to annoy and even cause actual financial harm through their cyber attacks.

These cyber attacks are also getting sneakier and more sophisticated. On top of that, hundreds of millions of computer viruses and malicious[...]

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Why you shouldn't ignore software updates
Jun28

Why you shouldn't ignore software updates

Nobody likes interruptions. This is certainly true for businesses and busy professionals who have productivity levels to meet and goals to accomplish every day.

However, some interruptions are necessary. Take software updates, for example. Though they can interrupt the daily workflow, software updates carry anything from user experience[...]

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Don't let your business fall victim to email phishing
Mar31

Don't let your business fall victim to email phishing

If you have an email account, then chances are you have encountered your fair share of phishing and other forms of spam email messages.

Every day, 14.5 billion spam messages are sent, according to Spam Laws. That accounts for 45 percent of all email sent every day.

Email clients apply filters and separate most spam from your general inbox, but[...]

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Why You Should Get a Regular Audit of Your IT Security
Jul16

Why You Should Get a Regular Audit of Your IT Security

Welcome to the Age of Technology, in which everything seems to be connected through the Internet and internal networks. If you are running a business, you most likely have a network that you and your employees use for operational tasks.

Your network might seem secure to you, but how are you really going to know without getting it checked out[...]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Ransomware
Dec06

Frequently Asked Questions About Ransomware

Ransomware is malicious software (malware) designed to extort money from users. There is a lot of information being shared about all the different types of ransomware. With all the data available, it's hard to get a full understanding of this serious threat. That's why we put together these FAQ's. It's our hope that it  will help you to[...] Read more.
Here’s what you should know about the KRACK WiFi vulnerability
Oct17

Here’s what you should know about the KRACK WiFi vulnerability

1. It does not affect Access Points, unless the Access Point is in client mode (Wireless Bridge).
2. It does not affect Windows or iOS, as they don’t support the part of the handshake that allows for the rekeying vulnerability.
3. BSD/Linux/Android (it runs the Linux kernel) are affected since a majority of the AP’s on the market use[...]

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Why Forcing Frequent Password Changes is Actually Harmful for Security
Sep06

Why Forcing Frequent Password Changes is Actually Harmful for Security

The general rule of thumb in security is to have users reset their passwords every 60 or 90 days. If you're a user who logs into a network every day, you're probably familiar with the notification that you must change your password. If you're an IT administrator, you are probably faced with determining the right time interval to satisfy security[...] Read more.
Common Intrusion Points for Ransomware and Malware Infections
Aug09

Common Intrusion Points for Ransomware and Malware Infections

If you have read the news recently, you have  probably heard of the WannaCry ransomware attack, a scary computer infection that took hold and quickly spread worldwide. In what seemed like a matter of hours, computers across the globe were crippled, as were the businesses that owned them.

As ransomware goes, the WannaCry exploit turned out to[...]

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