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Skimp On Data Protection And Pay The Price

Skimp On Data Protection And Pay The Price

We’ve said it time and again: Today’s cybercriminals are using more advanced technology than ever. And those malicious tools are becoming even more sophisticated at a breakneck pace. To top it all off, new software developments are enabling these criminals to cast wider and wider nets, targeting businesses that, before, would have flown under their radar.

Why Your Current Anti-Virus, Backup, and Firewall Have Been Rendered Completely USELESS (And What You Need to Do About It)

Why Your Current Anti-Virus, Backup, and Firewall Have Been Rendered Completely USELESS (And What You Need to Do About It)

At the end of World War I, German engineer Arthur Scherbius constructed a device that would become central in another worldwide conflict of unimaginable magnitude over 20 years later: the Enigma machine. The machines, which steadily became more complex with each iteration, consisted of a series of rotors that, by themselves, encrypted messages input via the attached typewriter.

The ONE Thing You Must Do to Keep Your Data Safe in the Cloud

The ONE Thing You Must Do to Keep Your Data Safe in the Cloud

How secure is your data? Cloud data storage is becoming a massive industry in this country, and many businesses and other institutions are putting their data into the cloud. Some of this data is pretty harmless. Other stuff — like hospital records, banking information, or company payrolls — are prime targets for bad actors.

A Primer on IT Risk Management

A Primer on IT Risk Management

Using information technology like e-mail, smart phones, and online ordering systems carries an inherent risk. Leveraging these technologies brings enough benefits that the risk is worth managing, so you vet shared systems, you establish rules and regulations around the use of technology, you update and patch your software, and you keep track of the technology used in your business.

4 Battle-Tested Tips To “FITE” Spam Attacks

4 Battle-Tested Tips To “FITE” Spam Attacks

You’ve got all points covered with fail-safe anti-malware and spam protection… Now you can kick back, breathe a sigh of relief and rest assured you’ll be spared any kind of devastating cyber attack, right?

Wrong.

No matter how “bomb-proof” your devices and software, you’ll always have weak points wherever people interact with your network.

Cloud Computing: Good, Bad & Ugly

Cloud Computing: Good, Bad & Ugly

When a network of IoT gadgets like routers, DVR machines and closed-circuit TVs can take down hardened, well-provisioned Internet giants like Twitter, Spotify and Amazon – as happened last October – you’ve got to think twice before moving your data to the cloud.

4 Must-Have, Low-Risk Cloud Solutions

4 Must-Have, Low-Risk Cloud Solutions

Let’s face it, your business has more competition than ever. And they’ll eat you alive if you fall behind in today’s technology “arms race.”

Maybe your network needs greater security. Or you haven’t yet taken advantage of new cloud-based apps that help your team get more done in less time.

Network Abuse: Don’t Push Your Luck

Look around your office.  Isn’t it great to see your team hard at work on their computers? Yet if we take a closer look, let’s see what’s really happening…
Joe, your new sales rep, is poring over last weekend’s game stats…
Amy in marketing is looking for a new job, surfing your competitors’ websites, chatting with their HR people…
Wes, over in customer support, just bogged down your entire network by downloading a video file of Metallica in concert…
Guy, your new hire in shipping, is on hotdate.