IT Security Tips for Small Business
Because IT and cybersecurity is such an IMPORTANT issue, we are promoting a series of IT security articles with useful tips to show you and your employees how to significantly improve your protection from being a victim of cybercrime. Every business must make certain their employees are clear on how to appropriately use, handle and protect company data and devices.
Every time we focus on one simple, specific action you can take to avoid a potential data breach. If you would like to receive these weekly articles via email, please subscribe to our newsletter.
IT and Cybersecurity Tips Blog Archive
Have you ever received an email that appeared suspicious or questioned where it came from? All it takes is one person opening a suspicious email, clicking a malicious link, or downloading an attachment to cause serious damage to your computer infrastructure and affect...read more
The FCC says in a March 27 alert that the scam centers on tricking victims into saying the word “yes,” which scammers record for later use in identity theft or fraud, including phony utility or credit card charges. “Can you hear me” Scam Did...read more
This obviously isn’t an original expression. It originates from the question, “It’s 10 PM. Do you know where your children are?” This ominous question dates back to 1967 when it was presented on television just prior to the local news. At that time, new curfew laws...read more
When people think of antivirus protection, the area that comes to mind is the personal computer, being the obvious. Most often, people tend to forget that they access company data not just from their desktop workstation, and that data resides in more then one...read more
Whether you like it or not, email is commonplace in the business world. With the ubiquity of emails comes a hoard of attacks to gain access to confidential information. According to the Center for Strategic and International Studies, cyber-attacks on organizations...read more
Increasingly, small and medium business (SMBs) are becoming victims of cyber-crime. According to the FBI, cyber intrusions are becoming more commonplace, more dangerous, and more sophisticated. Fraudsters and identity thieves are targeting companies and their...read more
You probably remember the incidents of Yahoo data breach that span in the course of several years. To refresh your memory about one of the largest cybersecurity breaches EVER you did NOT know about [Yahoo]: at least 500 million user accounts have been stolen and sold...read more
Bad ads have a higher probability of being visible to you during holidays, such as Valentine day – when people are looking for presents, bargain deals or ideas for a romantic gateway or dinner out. I am not talking about unethical advertising that pushes bad...read more
In IT, endpoint security refers to a methodology of protecting the business network when accessed through such remote devices. In the last few years, IT industry’s focus had shifted from a perimeter network security to endpoint and data security solutions....read more
If you haven’t encountered it yet, you’ve heard about it: ransomware is a type of malicious software designed to encrypt the data or block access to a computer system until a demanded sum of money is paid online. Traditionally, most ransomware thrived on...read more
While it is important to realize that hacking is a real, external threat, it is even more important to remember that hacker’s take advantage of existing, internal vulnerabilities. According to the latest 2016 State of SMB cybersecurity study by the Ponemon...read more
One of the biggest threats to your data is the popular advance of Bring You Own Device (BYOD) policies and mobile workers. According to Gartner is expected that half of all businesses will have a strong need for a BYOD policy this coming year. Employees will be using...read more