How to Test a Link Without Clicking On It

July 07th, 2017

Think before you click.  It’s great advice and we repeat it and share it frequently, given the security risks associated with clicking links in phishing emails, malvertising or spoofed webpages.  But we also live in the real world -- where sometimes you just want/need/have to click -- so we wanted to share some practical tips on how to test a...

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3 Things that Sharks and Ransomware Have in Common

June 28th, 2016

It’s everyone's favorite time of year...Shark Week!

Just because we deal in dry-land topics doesn’t mean we don’t also get all fired up about Discovery’s Shark Week programming too.  (We definitely do!)

And just because we specialize in I.T. doesn’t mean we don’t like to have a little fun now and again.  (We do!)

Which is why we present this...

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5 Cybersecurity Solutions That are a Must for Your Business (Hint: the last one may surprise you)

March 30th, 2016

Another high-profile cyberattack made the news recently, this time against MedStar Health.  In this ransomware attack, the hackers demanded the equivalent of $18,000 in Bitcoins in exchange for the restoration of their systems.

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How to Spot Phishing Attacks and Keep Your Business Network Safe

March 04th, 2016

Do you know how to spot phishing attacks and keep your business network safe from threats like ransomware and identify theft?

One of the mainstays in a hacker's arsenal is the phishing attack. Phishing is defined as a form of fraud in which the attacker tries to learn information such as login credentials or account information by masquerading...

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The Scary Truth About Ransomware and What You Can Do About It

February 25th, 2016

ALERT: Please be advised that there is a marked increase in ransomware attacks against businesses nationally. As you may have seen, this issue recently made headline news, with a high profile attack on Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles. A number of police departments around the country have also been targeted.

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IT Trends Business Owners Should Watch in 2016

January 19th, 2016

What is going to happen to the IT world in 2016?

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Social Engineering Tricks and How to Avoid Them

October 27th, 2015

What is Malware and How Can You Prevent it From Infecting Your Network?

September 25th, 2015

With computer hacking in the news on a regular basis, security and how to protect your computer network are a top concern for many small businesses. But do you understand the dangers, and what it all really means? It can be a real challenge to decide what steps you need to take to protect yourself if you don't really understand what the risks...

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Phishing Email Scam Actively Circulating

September 15th, 2015

Please be advised that there is a Phishing email circulating that is an attempt to steal money from your business via wire transfer. This particular scam uses a spoofed email that appears to be from a trusted source.

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