What Your Antivirus Software Isn’t Telling You

A good antivirus software will mean that my system is safe. True or False? FALSE. Like firewalls, antivirus software is just one piece of the online security puzzle. Many moons ago, antiviruses may have been the only solution required for safety, but as the technology world has evolved, so have attackers, creating malware threats that […]

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Can Firewalls Leave You Running For Cover?

Firewalls protect against all cyber attacks. True or False? FALSE. So many companies believe that this is all that’s required for cybersecurity, and it’s a costly mistake. Firewalls filter traffic and act as a barrier to many harmful viruses that your computer or other devices may have otherwise received. However, firewalls are not the end […]

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Tech Gifts for Every Dad

Fathers play a large role in a person’s life. They teach us to ride our bikes, tie our shoes, and how to drive. They stand by us in difficult times, drying our tears and telling us to trust that everything will be alright. They cheer with us in our times of triumph, proud of the […]

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Device Safety 101

When you think of technology viruses, you usually just think of computers. That isn’t the case anymore. Your smartphone, tablet, USB drive, and other forms of technology are susceptible to viruses. By taking ten minutes out of your day every once and a while to verify that your devices are meeting these guidelines, you are […]

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Data Breach–Now What?

Data breaches are no walk in the park. Unfortunately, 43% of companies in 2014 experienced data breaches,  resulting in billions of dollars in losses and recovery expenses. Once it happens, what do you do? Here are some tips: Isolate Your Network Change your account information for all servers and online accounts that contain important and/or […]

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How Much Would a Data Breach Cost You?

No one wants a data breach. The results can be permanent and devastating to your company and your budget. According to InfoWorld.com, data breach recovery costs have jumped 23% in the last two years, and you can be sure that cost will only go up in the future. Calculating exactly how much this could cost […]

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Tell-Tale Signs That You’ve Been Hacked

Your computer can be hacked at any time. There are several warning signs that can tell you if someone has unauthorized access to your accounts. Online/Virtual Breaches You’ve been locked out of your account. Emails about changes to your account that you did not authorize. Password changes. Check-ins on different computers. Activity at abnormal times […]

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How Employee Assessment Can Enhance Your Company’s Security

In our last blog, we stressed the importance of employees only having access to what he or she needs to better ensure company security. Something important to keep in mind, however, is that over-securing your information can result have negative side effects to your business. If an employee doesn’t have access to something he or […]

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