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Are Passwords Leaving Your Network Unlocked?

May 7th, 2018
Are Passwords Leaving Your Network Unlocked?

Passwords today are like spare keys that have been given out to too many friends and neighbors. Common password content like birthdays, favorite sports teams, or names of children or pets are easily found on social media accounts.

Cybersecurity is vital to a successful business, especially as hackers try to exploit the companies they expect to be the least protected: small-to-medium sized businesses.

An Employee’s Guide to Cyber Crime Prevention

April 20th, 2018
An Employee’s Guide to Cyber Crime Prevention

When your productivity is measured in tasks crossed off your checklist and projects finalized, it’s easy to develop a one-track mind. You know you need to get your work done, so other details, such as IT security, fall to the wayside. After all, isn’t that why you have an IT department, or outside managed IT services? Yes and no.

Protect Your Business from Digital Threats

April 4th, 2018
Protect Your Business from Digital Threats

National Small Business Week is April 29 to May 5! According to the United States Small Business Administration, "more than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year.

7 Security Threats

March 20th, 2018
7 Security Threats

Have you ever heard about cyber attacks in the news and think “that would never happen to us?” Well, think again. Businesses of all sizes are susceptible to many different attacks. Here are 7 you need to know about.

March 31 is World Backup Day

March 15th, 2018
March 31 is World Backup Day

Small and medium-sized business owners must take every precaution against cyberattacks, and World Backup Day is the perfect time to assess the cybersecurity tools in your arsenal. In the current high-threat environment, it is good for business to add as many layers of digital protection as possible.

2017 List Of The Most Commonly Used Passwords

February 20th, 2018
2017 List Of The Most Commonly Used Passwords

When was the last time you changed your password? When you did, was security top of mind? If you’re like most people, probably not. Case in point: Take a look at the most commonly used passwords from 2017 from SplashData.

Here’s just the top 10.

123456
password
12345678
qwerty
12345
123456789
letmein
1234567
football
iloveyou

There are a few things you can learn about these passwords.

Mobile Safeguarding: The New Malware Prevention Practice

February 7th, 2018
Mobile Safeguarding: The New Malware Prevention Practice

Mobile malware attacks skyrocketed last year. In just the first quarter of 2017, McAfee had already detected more than 1.5 million new incidents of malware specifically targeting mobile devices. By January 2018, Google had removed 60 apps from its Play Store due to malware.

Five Signs That You’ve Been Hacked

January 9th, 2018
Five Signs That You’ve Been Hacked

January 28 is Data Privacy Day, and the New Year is the right time for implementing resolutions and fresh starts. Have you resolved to be more vigilant in 2018? Your small business cannot afford to overlook the dangers posed by hackers who are getting more sophisticated every year.