In case you needed a wake up call...of the biggest cyberattacks was unleashed about a week ago. Impacting over 150 countries and infecting more than 250,000 machines, ransomware aptly named WannaCry quickly made headlines. What's Ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malicious software (malware.) It normally travels from person-to-person via email attachment, when visiting a compromised website, or when downloading software. Once infected, essential files on PCs and company... read more →
It's estimated that 30% of people never performed a backup before. If you fall in that category, make a commitment to change your game. Friday, March 31st is World Backup Day. Your documents, music, entertainment, and the precious memories you create are important. Set aside time on Friday to make... read more →
Looking to boost awareness about malware at your company? Want a quick overview that you can share with your team? Check out (and share!) our new infographic on cyber-attacks.
It takes a lot to run a business. Caring for customers, leading employees, working with vendors, conference calls, meetings - it’s endless. With so much going on, Business Continuity planning quietly simmers on the back-burner. It’s a task we’ll get to in the future, when we magically have more time.... read more →
According to the IRS, phishing scams surge this time of year - and for many of us, tax season is tough enough! Watch our short video (under 2 minutes!) to learn how to safeguard against scammers.
1. Improve Site Content. Time is money. Yes, it’s cliché, but for good reason. Take a monthly email sample. How many hours (dollars) are required to thoroughly answer questions from prospective and existing customers? Next look at the content on your website. Notice any opportunities to improve? Could product descriptions... read more →
Just as the name suggests, ransomware takes something you hold dear – in this case, computers or important data and files- and holds them hostage. The scenario plays out like this: you open an email attachment, visit a website, or install software downloaded from the Internet – just as you’ve... read more →
Let’s face the facts, cybercrime is increasing and is projected to jump from a $75 billion problem (2015) to a $170 billion problem in 2020. The sobering fact is that we will almost always appear to be one step behind: It’s the nature of the game. But if we are... read more →
So the time has come. You have decided to get that new smartphone. You are going take the plunge! But what do you do with old one? Be careful, all may not be what it seems. Smartphones are very personal devices. They involve the use of our totally private data.... read more →
The sun’s setting earlier. And the leaves are beginning to change. The breeze is a little stronger. Soon, Summer’s going to be gone as quickly as it came, which means one thing: it’s back-to-school season. Students, new ones going for the first time, seasoned primary school, impressionable middle school, and... read more →