9 Cybersecurity terms you need to know

Cybersecurity is everyone’s responsibility. But you don’t need to be an IT expert to know how to protect yourself from a cyberattack. To help you get started, here are helpful terms you need to know so you’re not left in the dark, whether you’re teaching yourself how to update your anti-malware, updating your systems, or […]

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The basics on 2-step and 2-factor authentication

Cybersecurity is a vital component to businesses these days. You need to make sure that criminals cannot just hack into your network. When it comes to verifying users’ identity, there are two types of authentication used: two-step and two-factor. These two are so similar, many confuse one with the other. Learn the difference between the […]

5 Ways SMBs Can Save Money on IT Security

5 Ways SMBs Can Save Money on IT Security
Small-to-medium sized businesses and large enterprises may seem worlds apart, but they face many of the same cyber-security threats. In fact, in recent years, cyber-criminals have increasingly targeted SMBs. This is because it’s widely known that SMBs have a smaller budget, and less in-house expertise, to devote to protection.

Is your DNS a Big Target?

Is your DNS a Big Target?
Not too long ago, the New York Times’ website experienced a well-publicized attack, which raises the question – how can this happen to such a world-renowned corporation? If this can happen to the New York Times, what does this bode for the security of a small company’s Domain Name System (DNS)? What’s to stop someone from sending visitors of your site to an adult site or something equally offensive?

The short answer to that question is nothing.

Critical IT Alert: Meltdown and Spectre

Critical IT Alert: Meltdown and Spectre
Meltdown and Spectre exploit critical vulnerabilities in modern CPUs. These hardware vulnerabilities allow programs to steal data that is currently processed on the computer. This might include stored passwords, personal photos, emails, instant messages and even business-critical documents.

Is your Business Safe from Network Security Threats?

Is your Business Safe from Network Security Threats?
Did you know that 50% of small business owners think their businesses are too small to be targeted by the thieves of the virtual world? Contrary to popular belief, 72% of hacker attacks often happen to smaller firms - firms with less than 100 employees! So how prepared is your SMB? Here’s a checklist to help you find out if your business is safe from network security threats.

Is That An Email Phishing Scheme?

Is That An Email Phishing Scheme?
More and more small businesses are falling victim to cyber threats. Research has revealed that over half of all users end up opening fraudulent emails and often even fall for them. Email phishing is done with the aim of gathering personal information about you, generally related to your finances.

How To Keep Your WiFi Network Secure

How To Keep Your WiFi Network Secure
Did you know that your WiFi network does not stop outside your office space? It can extend over 300 feet through the air and surrounding areas. And if your wireless access point is not secured, non-employees, cyber hackers and other businesses nearby can access it.