Tag: cybersecurity

  • 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 […]

  • That Fake App Just Stole Your ID

    Ryan loved tweaking photos on his Android phone. He’d heard rave reviews from his friends with iPhones about Prisma, a new iOS app for image editing. So when he heard Prisma would soon be released for Android, he logged in to the Google Play Store to see if it was there yet. To his surprise, […]

  • Top Tricks Cybercriminals Use To Hack Your Computer Network

    There’s no denying that cybercrime is on the rise. All it takes is a glance at a few big news stories from the past couple years. Equifax gave up the information of over 100 million people, many of them not even users, to a surgical hacker attack. Last May, over 57,000 infections spread from a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]