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4 Things You Didn’t Know About the Dark Web

4 Things You Didn’t Know About the Dark Web

Sure, you’ve heard of the dark web, but do you know what it is actually used for and how to access it? More importantly, should you even try to access it?

Security Expert Talks On-Premise Firewall

Local security expert, Phillip Long, advises business owners on a defense-in-depth, security strategy in latest tech video about on-premise firewalls. Listen to Phillip discuss best practices with your firewall. Watch now!

About the Speaker, Phillip Long

Phillip Long is a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) and author of Everything You Must Know About Choosing an IT Company, But Your IT Guy Will Never Tell You.

Security Expert Discusses Cloud Based Email Filtering

Phillip Long, a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP), talks cloud based email filtering in his latest Defense-in-Depth series video. During the video, he gives best practices for email security. Check it out below!

About the Speaker, Phillip Long

Phillip Long is a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) and author of Everything You Must Know About Choosing an IT Company, But Your IT Guy Will Never Tell You.

Security Expert Discusses Cloud-Based Firewall

Security Expert Discusses Cloud-Based Firewall

Phillip Long, a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP), continues through his Defense-in-Depth series. This week he discusses how a multi-layer security approach with a cloud-based firewall will help prevent security breaches. Watch it below!

About the Speaker, Phillip Long

Phillip Long is a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) and author of Everything You Must Know About Choosing an IT Company, But Your IT Guy Will Never Tell You.

Security Expert Discusses Proper Network Design

Phillip Long, a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP), discusses how a proper network design will reduce your chances of a security breach through his Defense-in-Depth series. Watch below!

About the Speaker, Phillip Long

Phillip Long is a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) and author of Everything You Must Know About Choosing an IT Company, But Your IT Guy Will Never Tell You.

Passwords For Primary Protection Are No Longer Valid. Now What?

Passwords For Primary Protection Are No Longer Valid. Now What?

If you tend to use the same, or similar, passwords for more than one site, or if a password is your only tool for credentials and authentication, you could be putting your organization – and yourself – at risk for identity theft and/or a security breach.

How Phishers Are Using Encrypted Sites to Scam You

How Phishers Are Using Encrypted Sites to Scam You

Just when you thought cyber criminals couldn’t get smarter, along comes a new scamming technique. Previously used for safeguarding browsing activity, encryption tools are now used by hackers in carrying out phishing scams. 

5 Ransomware Statistics Every Business Owner Needs to Know

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.

4 Cyber Security Predictions for 2018

4 Cyber Security Predictions for 2018

If 2017 has shown us anything, it’s that even major organizations can come to a grinding halt due to cyber security attacks.

This message probably won’t come as a surprise to many businesses.  After all, several big-name brands have suffered embarrassing data breaches in recent years, causing significant financial and reputational damage.

3 Simple Steps to Make Sure Your Law Firm is HIPAA-Compliant

3 Simple Steps to Make Sure Your Law Firm is HIPAA-Compliant

If any of your clients are involved with health care, you know how highly regulated the field is.  You may think you are complying with all the regulations and have lock-tight security measures in place at your law firm.  But you could be wrong.

Thirty-two percent of breaches in recent years were caused by IT incidents or hacking.