Protection Against Phishing and Ransomware

Protection against phishing and ransomware attacks

Now we know what cyber threats are capable of and where they come from, let’s take a close look at how to protect your systems from two of the most common forms of cyber attack – phishing and ransomware.  Protect your business against phishing attacks   Phishing is an attempt to trick you into giving access…

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The Sources of Cyber Threats 

The sources of cyber threats

In the previous articles we explored cyber threats and some of the different types of attack that – if successful – can cause severe problems for your business. Now we will explore where those attacks come from and some of the best tools and methods to ensure that your organization is well defended .  Cyber…

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Cyber Threats – The Types of Attack 

Cyber Threats the types of attack

In our previous article we explored why your small business may be a prime target for cyber threats. In this article, we’ll go over the type of threats your business could face if unprotected. The Most Common Types of Cyber Threats  Malware  Malware is software that is designed specifically to cause problems, and is used…

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Cyber Threats – Are You a Target? 

Cyber Threats Are you a target

The number one threat to businesses is cyber crime. Today, your business is far more likely to be targeted by a cybercriminal than a traditional intruder. And if you’re a small business, even just a ma and pa shop, do not assume you are under the radar. If you have a computer network, if you…

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Security Assessments – Penetration Testing

security assessments penetration testing

What is Penetration Testing? A penetration test – aka ethical hacking – is an authorized simulated cyber attack on a computer system. As with anything else security related, a test is necessary – that is why safe doors are assessed by a professional safe cracker before being installed in a bank.  Our penetration testing identifies the…

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How to Gain Efficiency from Your Remote Workforce

If your business survived Covid by transitioning to a remote workforce – fantastic! Now that the worst of the pandemic seems to be behind us, coping can no long be the objective. It’s time to thrive again. You have no doubt seen multiple benefits from having a full or partial remote workforce, and employees may…

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The Dark Web – A Guide to Stopping Your Data Ending up There

The likelihood of your organization becoming a victim of cyber crime has risen considerably over recent years. It our responsibility as business owners to educate ourselves on the threats that a successful cyber attack can pose on our organization. We must know the cyber security measures on the market, and understand what attacks they combat,…

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Knowing the Threats to Your Business

Business man shocked discovering cyber security attack

As unfortunate as it is, cyber security is now firmly at the top of our list of business concerns – regardless of the size of your organization, you are vulnerable. Cyber criminals see opportunity and pounce on it. Being a smaller business does by no means put you under the radar. You cannot guarantee cyber…

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The Growing Cyber Security Threat

Cyber Security

The Growing Cyber Security Threat How serious of a problem is cybercrime? A study by Cybersecurity Ventures predicts these crimes will cost the world $6 trillion a year by 2021. This is a big number, but it’s no surprise to anyone who has followed the exploits of hackers and online scammers. Cybercrimes have become big…

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Cyberattacks in School Districts

Since 2016, there have been 855 cyber incidents publicly disclosed by U.S. schools and districts, according to data from the K–12 Cybersecurity Resource Center. There were 348 in 2019 alone, nearly three times the number in 2018. With the increased use of technology for teaching, learning and continuing school operations in today’s remote environment, schools…

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