Posts Tagged ‘Security’

A Virtual Private Network Builds Organizational Flexibility

Posted October 28, 2018 by
For businesses that get a lot of work done while out of the safety and privacy of their offices, the importance of having a secure way to connect employees to important assets and data cannot be understated. To achieve these ends, many organizations implement what’s called a Virtual Private Network, or VPN. But what is…

Ransomware Can Floor Your Business

Posted October 23, 2018 by
Ransomware has been a major problem for several years now, and 2018 continues to see this threat develop in unforeseen ways. Ransomware is malicious software that can encrypt data located on your device or network, with the encryption key only being available to those who pay a ransom. Ransomware is known today as one of…

Are American Voting Systems Secure?

Posted October 12, 2018 by
Election Day for the United States is November 6th, and regardless of your feelings regarding U.S. politics, the fact of the matter is that millions of Americans will soon go to the polls and cast their ballots. Unfortunately, what many of them don’t realize is how insecure their voting machines actually are, and how they…

What Exactly is Protecting Your Online Transactions?

Posted September 30, 2018 by
So, like millions of others, you’ve taken to making purchases and paying your bills online. The speed of delivery, the ease, and the convenience are truly remarkable considering where we were just a couple short decades ago. But, have you ever considered what exactly makes up the technology that protects your personal information–and your money–from…

Our 2018 Business Technology Overview

Posted September 19, 2018 by
Businesses have a lot to think about, especially regarding best practices and upcoming trends in technology. Has your business been doing all it can to keep up? We’ve outlined some of the best IT innovations that we expect to see in 2018 as time goes on. Security Worries It should be clear that in today’s…

Tip of the Week: Avoiding Scams

Posted September 12, 2018 by
Uh oh. One of your employees sat down at their workstation and was presented with a pop-up telling them that Microsoft has detected a fatal issue with their workstation, and if they don’t let someone remote in to fix it, all of their data will be lost. This could be a serious problem… especially if…

Hackers Plus Artificial Intelligence Equals Big Trouble

Posted September 04, 2018 by
Thanks to the advent of artificial intelligence, cybersecurity professionals have to reconsider how they approach these threats. Machine learning is one option, as it can help today’s modern solutions learn how to be more effective against advanced threats. On the other hand, what’s stopping the other side from also taking advantage of artificial intelligence? The…

Don’t Be Fooled When Scammers Threaten to Spill a Dirty Little Secret

Posted August 13, 2018 by
What would you do if a stranger claimed to have compromising webcam footage of you and threatened to share it with your contacts? A new, very convincing email scam is making some users very nervous. The Sextortion Scam It’s as disturbing as it sounds. A scammer emails you saying that they got access to your…

Know Your Tech: Encryption Key

Posted August 02, 2018 by
Security is a necessity. Every technology professional will tell you this, but in an age where employees are taking information on the go, it’s trickier than it’s ever been before. Encryption is one of the ways that businesses are attempting to shore up their security, but this also requires having an encryption key. This week’s…

Has the Internet of Things Outpaced Network Security?

Posted June 26, 2018 by
The Internet of Things is constantly changing and evolving, but this also means that it might be growing a bit too fast for its own good. So many devices these days have connectivity that it’s difficult to keep your business secure from them. We’ll discuss whether or not the Internet of Things is outpacing the…

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