5 Regular Checks for SMBs

Information courtesy of Kaspersky Daily Establish a few habits When it comes to security for your small-medium business (SMB), the more regular and thorough the checks are, the better. Software, firmware, and licenses are all items that expire or need routine updates. Here are our Top 5 regular checks: Renew the corporate site security certificate [...]

2020-10-16T15:28:51-06:00October 12th, 2020|

2020 Cybersecurity Webinar

2020 Cybersecurity Webinar October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month Webinar presented and recorded on October 6, 2020.Cybersecurity is not a 'one and done' solution. It evolves as the cyber criminals evolve. We all know that cyber criminals are getting smarter and sneakier with their attacks. That means you need to know what types of 'monsters' exist and how [...]

2020-10-06T15:51:49-06:00September 18th, 2020|

Benefits & Dilemmas of Working from Home

WFH: The Good, The Bad & The Difficult Give thought and critical planning when deciding if a remote workforce is right for your business. What works for one business doesn’t automatically guarantee results for another. Benefits Remote workers are 25% more productive than their on-site colleagues. Companies with remote workers are projected to save at least $10,000 per teleworker annually. [...]

2020-08-25T14:25:59-06:00August 25th, 2020|

Warning over Windows 7 EOL

The FBI says companies running Windows 7 systems are now in greater risk of getting hacked due to a lack of security updates. Information Courtesy of ZDNet The Federal Bureau of Investigation has sent a private industry notification (PIN) on Monday to partners in the US private sector about the dangers of continuing to use Windows [...]

2020-08-06T16:08:10-06:00August 6th, 2020|

Common Tricks for Hijacking Microsoft 365 Accounts

The hunt for Office (Microsoft) 365 accounts Courtesy of Kaspersky Daily The current surge in remote working has raised cybercriminal interest in Office (Microsoft) 365, one of the most common cloud collaboration platforms. Please Note: As of April 21, 2020, Microsoft has officially changed the name of its productivity suite from Office 365 to Microsoft 365. The [...]

2020-07-08T15:42:50-06:00July 8th, 2020|

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|

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|

Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts Keyboard shortcuts are keys or combinations of keys that provide an alternative way to do something that you’d typically do with a mouse. General Shortcuts - cut, copy, paste, lock, and more Windows Logo Shortcuts - open or close start, display, quick access, and more Virtual Desktop Shortcuts - open task view, switch desktops, close, [...]

2020-06-19T14:01:04-06:00June 3rd, 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|

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