Key Cyber Security Terms

Defining Cyber Security Cyber Security is: the state of being protected against the criminal or unauthorized use of electronic data, or the measures taken to achieve this. Small businesses in particular have become the prime target of cyber attacks, and 60 percent of SMBs go out of business within 6 months of a breach. Defining cyber security terms [...]

2020-06-29T13:39:18-06:00June 29th, 2020|

Zoom 5 Moves Toward Security

Making service more secure Courtesy of Kaspersky Daily Not so long ago, we explained how to configure Zoom to make it safer to use. However, technologies can develop very rapidly, especially those in the spotlight. One such case is Zoom, whose developers have, as promised, given the app a data-protection makeover. As a result, version 5.0 has changed [...]

2020-06-25T09:31:15-06:00June 25th, 2020|

How Scammers Target SMBs

Common attack schemes targeting SMB employees Courtesy of Kaspersky Daily Online scammers are forever trying to trick not only unsuspecting users, but also company employees. Sure, it’s usually far harder to dupe a business than a retiree, but the potential rate of return is far higher in the former case. Therefore, attempts to get SMBs (Small-Medium Businesses) to [...]

2020-06-19T13:58:12-06:00June 19th, 2020|

Avoiding Risks as a SMB

Top Security Risks to Your Small Business Original Article Courtesy of The Hartford, Small Biz Ahead Target’s 2013 data breach cost the company $250 million in damages after hackers managed to steal around 40 million customers’ credit and debit card numbers. But the true overall cost can be hard to measure when you consider the bad press, the [...]

2020-05-27T08:45:27-06:00May 27th, 2020|

Remote workers increase ransomware threats

Ransomware is an even greater threat Original Article Courtesy of Kaspersky The world has been turned on its head, and the universal shift to remote working has radically altered the threat landscape. Among other things, the people responsible for corporate cyber-protection now need to consider two new factors: the geographical distribution of the office network, and the [...]

2020-07-27T08:55:52-06:00May 26th, 2020|

Videoconferencing Security Problems

How secure are the most popular videoconferencing apps? Original article courtesy of Kaspersky Choose the app that suits you best There is no such thing as a perfectly secure videoconferencing app — or any other kind of app, for that matter. Choose a service whose downsides are not problematic for your business. And remember, choosing the right [...]

2020-05-04T09:35:42-06:00May 4th, 2020|

Microsoft Teams Quick Start Guide

The Basics of Microsoft Teams Quick Start Guide Provided by Microsoft Teams is a hub for collaboration in Microsoft 365 - integrating people, content and tools for your team: Chat from anywhere Meet from anywhere Call from anywhere Collaborate from anywhere With Microsoft Teams on your PC, Mac, or mobile device, you can: Pull together a team [...]

2020-04-29T14:35:39-06:00April 29th, 2020|

Is it safe to use Zoom?

Yes — Zoom is safe, if you know how to set it up properly. First, some background. As you may know, Zoom’s popularity has soared over the past couple of months as people stuck at home use its free version to stay in touch with friends, family, and co-workers. But while Zoom already included some methods that could be [...]

2020-05-04T10:03:16-06:00April 20th, 2020|

Cybersecurity begins with physical security

Physical Security Information Courtesy of Federal Trade Commission Cybersecurity begins with strong physical security. Lapses in physical security can expose sensitive company data to identity theft, with potentially serious consequences. For Example: An employee accidentally leaves a flash drive on a coffeehouse table. When he returns hours later [...]

2020-04-13T10:38:14-06:00April 13th, 2020|

How to Keep Zoom Chats Private

A few simple steps to make Zoom safe and secure Original article courtesy of Wired With so many people stuck inside, Zoom has become the default video chat platform for millions. Its simple, accessible interface makes keeping in touch with family, friends, and coworkers a cinch. At the same time, many have found Zoom’s default privacy [...]

2020-04-29T14:36:25-06:00April 6th, 2020|

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