5 Things to Look For Before You Click – The Anatomy of a Phishing Email

At the most basic level, a phishing scam involves sending fraudulent emails that appear to be from a reputable person or company, with the goal of deceiving recipients into either clicking on a malicious link or downloading an infected attachment, usually to steal financial or confidential information.

5 Ransomware Statistics Every Business Owner Needs to Know

While ransomware statistics in 2017 were alarming in terms of growth and severity of attacks, the cybersecurity industry has made great strides in defending against them. But despite our best efforts, the threat shows no signs of going away.

Best Practices to Avoid Insider Threat

Best Practices to Avoid Insider Threat
All companies must use the best practices to avoid insider threat from taking place and know how to avoid situations involving accidental or a malicious rogue employee or contractor. According to Verizon’s 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report, 50% of all security events are caused by a company's own employees.

Insider Threats and IT Security: How to Identify and Prevent

The number of insider threats from employees causing IT security breaches has skyrocketed since 2007. Globally, over 4.2 billion records were compromised in 2016, and according to Verizon’s 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report, 50% of all security events were caused by employees from inside the organization where they work.

Security Awareness Training: Strengthen the Human Firewall

 

With the threat of a cyber attack literally just a click away, providing quality, comprehensive security awareness training to your employees is more important than ever. Your employees are your first line of defense to your network, and they can easily be your strongest asset to identifying threats or your weakest link.

The Case for Employee Monitoring and Usage Policies

Employee monitoring is becoming more and more popular as businesses look into ways they can have tighter security and a more productive workforce.
It's true that the employee workplace has come a long way in terms of labor rights and fair wages, equal opportunity, and what questions are appropriate to ask in interviews.

Top Benefits of Hosted Email

Can you imagine managing a business without email? Neither can we. As a primary means of business communication, email, especially hosted email, is extremely important to any organization.
There are abundant resources for free email accounts on the web, but as we warn our business clients, there are also inherent risks and potentially severe costs that can come with those services.

9 Symptoms of a Spyware Infection

Is your computer not booting up as fast as it once did? Are some programs taking much longer to start than before? As the number of Internet users increases worldwide, so does the number of malicious Spyware infections.
One specific type of malware is spyware, and as the name suggests, it is deceitful, insidious, and dangerous.

12 Tips For Your Data Security Plan

Did you know that 90% of the 5,500 small, medium and large companies surveyed in 2015 experienced at least one security incident? Having a data security plan in place is of utmost importance to every business.

With all the personal and corporate data provided by clients, customers, and employees, it is of crucial importance that businesses have security measures in place to protect this sensitive information.

The Most Important Concerns for Small Business Network Security

Sure, everyone hates getting spam, but usually, it’s mostly annoying more than anything else. Just don’t open any attachments. We’ve all heard that before. Those sneaky little phishing emails trick the user into thinking they’re dealing with a legitimate business acquaintance.