Category: eTechTip

  • How To Make Sure You Never Fall Victim To Ransomware

    How To Make Sure You Never Fall Victim To Ransomware

  • 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 […]

  • 10 Secret Tricks, Tools And Cool Features Hiding In Google

    If you use Google for searching the web, you’re going to love these 10 features, available to everyone that you probably didn’t know about. The best way to find these is to simply search for the item in Google. Google’s Dictionary Extension for Chrome. Add this plug-in and you can highlight words on a web […]

  • Top 4 Ways Hackers Will Attack Your Network And They Are Targeting You RIGHT NOW

    Most small and midsize business (SMB) owners exist in a bubble of blissful ignorance. They focus on the day-to-day operations of their organization, driving growth, facilitating hiring and guiding marketing, without a single thought given to the security of the computer networks these processes depend on. After all, they’re just the little guy – why […]

  • Why Your Current Antivirus, 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 […]

  • 4 Tips To Ensure Fear Won’t Destroy Your Business

    Fear can be a good thing if it keeps us from stepping too close to the edge of a cliff or motivates us to dodge out of the way of a speeding car. But in business, you shouldn’t let fear dictate the core of your decision-making process. Here are four ways to manage your fear, […]

  • The Internet Of Things: Are You Okay Playing Offense?

    Adjusting your home’s thermostat and hot water heater back to normal temperatures as you board a plane on your way home isn’t just cool, it’s incredibly handy. However, the network of these and other connected devices – often called “the Internet of Things” (IoT) – poses one of the biggest security problems of the modern […]

  • The Shocking Truth Behind Cybercrime Threats And What You Can Do About Them Now

    Today’s technological innovations have empowered small businesses to do things that would have been utterly unimaginable even 15 years ago. To remain competitive in a constantly shifting landscape, we’ve become more dependent on software and hardware to house even the most basic structures of the companies we run. Meanwhile, these technologies are evolving at breakneck […]

  • 7 Ways To Dodge A Data Disaster

    You stride into the office early one Monday morning. You grab a cup of coffee, flip on your computer and start checking e-mail… A note pops up that rivets your attention: “Your files have been encrypted. Send $5,000 within five days or they will all be destroyed.” You start sweating as your throat constricts and […]

  • 4 E-mails You Should NEVER Open

    No matter how “bomb-proof” we make your network, you and your employees can still invite a hacker in if you click on a link or open an attachment in an e-mail sent by a cybercriminal. Some spam is obvious (can you say, “Viagra at a discount”?) but others are VERY cleverly designed to sneak past […]