Don't Know About SMiShing? Don't Open That Text Until You Read This!

June 22th, 2017

It’s official!  In our connected world, no digital domain or communication is sacred anymore.  In addition to staying alert to email phishing scams, malvertising and insecure Wi-Fi connections, text messages should also be treated as suspect thanks to SMiShing.

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Why do People Fall for Phishing Scams?

June 16th, 2017

Full disclosure, we are a technology service company, not licensed pyschologists.  But because the intersection of technology and psychology is actually one of the bigger threats to your business network, we decided to tackle the question of WHY people fall for phishing scams.

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Know the Red Flags of a Phishing Attack

June 13th, 2017

Cyber threats against businesses are ever-present, and phishing tops the list of security risks causing concern for today's business leaders. As the volume and sophistication of phishing attacks increases, the chance of an employee introducing this threat to the network through a bad click also goes up.  And because knowing the red flags of a...

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8 Tips for Keeping Data and Devices Safe During the Summer Travel Season

June 09th, 2017

Summer’s just about here! And that means vacations and the busy summer travel season are also upon us.  Whether you take a working vacation or travel for work, it’s important to keep your computer, your devices and your data safe and secure.  Here are 8 tips for doing just that.

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Keeping Your System Up-to-Date Means Having a Good Patch Management Strategy

June 02th, 2017

There is one common thread that is always cited when cybersecurity and protecting your business network against cyber-threats is the topic (which it often is these days).  That thread is the importance of keeping your software and operating systems up-to-date, and how you accomplish that is with a good patch management strategy.

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Honoring Memorial Day

May 26th, 2017

As we pause to both remember and honor the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving this country, we wish you peace and happiness on this Memorial Day.

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Learn More About These 7 Common Types of Cyber Attacks

May 25th, 2017

Cyber attacks are a hot topic in the news and around the water cooler these days, largely thanks to the unprecedented ransomware attack known as WannaCry.  In order to help make sense of today’s most common threats, here is an overview of 7 common types of cyber attacks that a modern hacker may use to try to harm your business.

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What You Need to Know About WannaCry…and Ransomware In General

May 16th, 2017

When a cyber-attack hits about 200,000 Windows PC’s across 99 different countries, it tends to command our collective attention.  (Enter WannaCry, the global attack that began on May 12.)  However, the WannaCry ransomware attack is not the first of its kind, nor will it be the last.  And that means that it’s important to understand not just...

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The Best Defense Against Phishing Is A Cautious End-User

May 10th, 2017

Last week’s sweeping phishing scam impersonating a Google Docs request underscored a critical point in cybersecurity: Your defense against phishing is largely in the hands of your end-users.  It’s an important reminder that “think before you click” isn’t just a helpful saying, it’s actually an important barrier between your data and the...

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How Are You Celebrating World Password Day?

May 04th, 2017

It's World Password Day!  Don't worry if you didn't know that was a thing and didn't have anything planned, because we have just the thing.  In recognition of this day and in support of creating awareness every day for the need for better, stronger, longer and more complex passwords to protect your data, here are password best practices and...

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