Is Your Business or Organization Accurately Assessing Cyber Threat Risk?

Doing business or running an organization in an age where cyber threats are becoming increasingly more sophisticated is a challenge. The manipulation, corruption and control of sensitive data on poorly managed or unsecured servers are happening at unprecedented levels. Organized cybercriminals, certain nation-states and other bad actors are largely responsible for these data breaches, but…

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Beware of mobile malware!

According to the mobility firm Ericsson, there may be over six billion smartphone users worldwide by 2020, far outstripping landline users. But all this popularity comes at a price: namely, the increase of malware often seen on these devices. Is your device at risk? Almost any mobile device is at risk for being high jacked,…

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What happens when your mobile device isn’t secured?

Internet users are at risk for attack by virus-laden programs all over the world. These attacks often come when users work with programs such as Java, Acrobat Reader and Internet Explorer on their PC’s (personal computers). However, hackers are getting smarter. Nowadays, they’re trying to sneak in any way they can, and that includes your…

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Look out for these 3 cyber threats

There’s never been a better time to be a cyber criminal. As more and more people are on electronic devices every day, crucial data is just there for the taking. Make sure you’re not at risk for any of the following cyber threats: Bank attacks You don’t need a handkerchief over half your face or…

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Are you falling for these malware myths?

If you do any business on a computer or online (and who doesn’t, these days?), you’re probably concerned about malware, and rightly so. Malware can slow down, stop, or even destroy your computer. It can also lead to personal or client data leakage. That’s why it’s important to know the truth about malware and not…

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What are the advantages of hosted IT?

If you’re looking for a new way to maximize investment (ROI) and your company’s precious time, consider hosted IT (Information Technology). Take a look at just a few of its advantages here: It’s tax-deductible. As part of your operating expenses, most hosted IT is tax-deductible. Check with your company’s accountant or accounting firm, of course,…

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Don’t be duped by sophisticated phishing

By now, most people know what “phishing” is. It’s not the kind of thing where you go out and catch seafood for dinner, but a cyber attack that tricks you into releasing private data. And it’s only gotten worse as time has gone on. Here are a few sophisticated phishing tactics you should be aware…

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What happens if you DON’T move to the cloud?

These days, you hear a lot about the importance of moving certain aspects of your company’s data to the cloud. And maybe you think, “Yeah, yeah – when I get around to it. Right now I’ve got too much on my plate. What’s the rush anyway?” The answer may actually turn out to be “quite…

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What is a computer virus?

There are plenty of nasty diseases going around these days. Colds, flus and oh yeah . . . computer viruses. They may not be as painful to your body as a cold or flu but they can do serious damage to your hardware – and your business. But how exactly do they do that? Self-replicating…

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Don’t ignore cybersecurity

It’s easy to want to keep security on the back burner of your business. After all, it’s not one of your chief money-making operations. However, if you work with companies who maintain sensitive information, security is of paramount importance to them. Therefore, it needs to be of paramount importance to YOU. Cybersecurity is your responsibility…

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