The Ransomware That Will Have You Selling Your Soul

Ransomware has become a fast-track for making money for some hackers this holiday season. But instead of just demanding a small payment for the decryption code that will unlock their computers, some hackers are demanding that victims sacrifice two other friends to ensure they receive the code they need.

Ransomware is […]

By | 2016-12-28T16:00:41+00:00 December 28th, 2016|Business Value, Security|Comments Off on The Ransomware That Will Have You Selling Your Soul

What Is Managed Firewall and How Does it Work?

Let’s start with the basics: do you know the difference between a firewall and managed firewallopens in a new window? You probably have some idea of what a firewall is and what it does. A firewall is part of your computer system or network that is designed to block unauthorized access […]

By | 2018-05-29T05:44:29+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Business Continuity, Security|Comments Off on What Is Managed Firewall and How Does it Work?

Easy Business Security Tips for Preventing a Costly Data Breach

In an overwhelmingly digital landscape, businesses depend on I.T. for marketing, data storage, and financial transactions. And with that comes the need to secure every bit of private information cyber criminals might want to get their hands on. While an outsourced security professional may be a good investment, there are […]

By | 2016-11-25T16:00:48+00:00 November 25th, 2016|Business Intelligence, Business Value, Security|Comments Off on Easy Business Security Tips for Preventing a Costly Data Breach

Quiz: How Prepared Are You for a Ransomware Attack?

If you didn't score as high as you wanted to, you're not alone. Many business owners are underprepared for this kind of attack. The good news is that help is readily available! If you want to learn more about how to defend your business from ransomware, please let us know.

By | 2018-05-23T09:07:46+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Business Intelligence, Security, Trending in Tech|Comments Off on Quiz: How Prepared Are You for a Ransomware Attack?

‘I Wish You Would Drop Dead’: See the World from the Perspective of a Cyber Crime Victim

You might think only big corporations with valuable data might be victims of cyber crime, but you would be wrong. Ordinary people like you and me are often hacked, and with big consequences!

So what do you go through when you become a victim of ransomware? How do you win back your files? […]

By | 2016-08-10T12:49:23+00:00 August 10th, 2016|Security|Comments Off on ‘I Wish You Would Drop Dead’: See the World from the Perspective of a Cyber Crime Victim

Game Over: NBA team loses valuable data due to poor email security

Good cyber security, much like the best NBA defenses, must be strong and able to stop threats from every direction. The Milwaukee Bucks on-court and cyber security defense could both use a little practice. Yahoo! Sports reported that the Milwaukee Bucks sent out the names, addresses, social security numbers, compensation […]

By | 2016-06-20T20:00:56+00:00 June 20th, 2016|Business Value, Security|Comments Off on Game Over: NBA team loses valuable data due to poor email security

4 Reasons Why Managed Security Is the Right Choice for Your Business

One of our security partners told us that every time they offer a potential customer a free trial of their security service, they find an active threat to that customer’s network. Every. Single. Time. You may think that a managed security service is just too much for your business and […]

By | 2018-05-29T05:55:54+00:00 June 7th, 2016|Business Value, Cloud Services, Security|Comments Off on 4 Reasons Why Managed Security Is the Right Choice for Your Business

Are Your Site’s Images Hiding an Attack?

As more and more content management services are released to aid SMBs in online marketing, security risks also increase. One such helper is the image processing service ImageMagick. And while it has proven useful to countless businesses, it is now something you should be concerned about from a security standpoint. […]

By | 2016-05-17T20:00:03+00:00 May 17th, 2016|Business Value, Security, Trending in Tech|Comments Off on Are Your Site’s Images Hiding an Attack?

Think You’re Not Responsible for a Data Breach? Think Again.

Is your business in California? If so, the California Data Breach Reportopens in a new window is required reading. Produced by the office of the Attorney General, it outlines the findings on the nature of breaches affecting California businesses and what can be done to prevent and mitigate them.

Inside you’ll find […]

By | 2018-05-29T05:59:00+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Business Value, Security|Comments Off on Think You’re Not Responsible for a Data Breach? Think Again.

Ransomware Is On The Rise. Are You Smart Enough to Stop It?

Ransomware attacks are on this rise since last year, and are expected to grow. Millions of samples of ransomware were created between 2013 and 2015 (millions!!!).

Chances are, you’ve been hearing about ransomware a lot lately. Why? Since February of this year, major hospitals, police departments, universities, and school districts have […]

By | 2018-05-29T06:10:18+00:00 April 7th, 2016|Business Continuity, Business Value, Cloud Services, Security|Comments Off on Ransomware Is On The Rise. Are You Smart Enough to Stop It?