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What is a Cyber-Attack and How Can Your Business Stay Protected?

Cybercriminals are mysterious and elusive, making the number of arrests for cybercrimes small. Understanding them is difficult because they hide in plain sight. Ultimately, if we all understand and utilize cyber-security, we stand a better chance of outing the attacks. In order to do this, you need to recognize the different types of cyber crimes … Read moreWhat is a Cyber-Attack and How Can Your Business Stay Protected?

HTTP & HTTPS: Why The Difference Matters

When we type a website into our browser of choice, often we will see it change to the full URL of the website and it will almost always start with either HTTP:// or HTTPS://. One might disregard the beginning of the URL, called the protocol, in favor of the actual domain name. In this post, … Read moreHTTP & HTTPS: Why The Difference Matters

Phishing Scams: How Businesses are the Real Bait

Phishing

One phish, two phish…. Clicked phish, data breach. This phrase was recently seen on the monitor at a hospital and it was alarming because a hospital has so many sensitive files. Hospitals contain all your medical records and your sensitive billing information. Well according to Forbes Magazine, one of the most popular phishing scams of … Read morePhishing Scams: How Businesses are the Real Bait

Ransomware: Do’s and Don’ts

Ransomware

Logging in to your computer one morning, it opens to a screen claiming the computer is locked and your files encrypted. It presents you with the option to recover your files, at an incredibly steep price. When you attempt to access one of your latest files, you see some gibberish text. Again you try to … Read moreRansomware: Do’s and Don’ts

Managing Your Password Security

Between email, cloud services, social media, and more, passwords are important when it comes to account security for your business. They are the first line of security from hackers with malicious intent. Most websites will alert us when the passwords we create are weak, making the account easier to hack. Generally, a password should be … Read moreManaging Your Password Security