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How Are You Handling Suspicious Emails?

How Are You Handling Suspicious Emails?

Suspicious emails continue to present one of the biggest security threats to businesses and organizations. According to one research firm*, one out of every 100 emails is sent with malicious intent. That doesn’t sound like much, but consider how many emails your…

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3 Things Every Business Should Do With Their Computers

3 Things Every Business Should Do With Their Computers

Like most small business owners, you might not picture your business getting hacked. That type of thing only happens to huge corporations like Target or Home Depot, right? Actually, no. About half of all small businesses have experienced a cyber attack, or…

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Make Technology a Part of Your Disaster Plan

Make Technology a Part of Your Disaster Plan

In business, we plan to succeed. But of course, we also must create contingency plans, revolving around the various things that can “go wrong”. Often those things are natural events that are out of our control. They’re going to happen regardless of…

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A Cyber Security Warning from the SBA

A Cyber Security Warning from the SBA

We’ve said it over and over: Small businesses are common targets for cyber crimes and attacks, and often small businesses have the most to lose. You’re not Target, or Home Depot, or a large nationwide bank. You don’t have an entire team…

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Yahoo Gets Hacked – What Should Users Do Now?

Yahoo Gets Hacked – What Should Users Do Now?

Just this week, Yahoo released the unfortunate news that up to one billion user accounts may have been breached. It has happened previously, with one security issue occurring in 2014 and another way back in August of 2013. The problem with these…

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7 Ways to Protect Your Company from Online Identity Theft

7 Ways to Protect Your Company from Online Identity Theft

Life in the digital age means navigating a whole host of new dangers. Most of us know that identity theft is a growing concern, but if you’re a business owner, you might not realize how such an event could also affect your…

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Cyber Crime Will Grow in 2016

Cyber Crime Will Grow in 2016

We’ve been saying that 2016 will be a rough year for cyberattacks, and already on January 6, up to 320,000 Time Warner Cable customer accounts were hacked. Most likely, it was a phishing attack on other companies that store Time Warner subscriber…

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Email… Is It Real or Is It Spam?

Email… Is It Real or Is It Spam?

You might rely on spam filters to filter emails coming into your employees’ inboxes, but the technology is far from perfect. Yes, a spam filter will greatly reduce the amount of junk emails you and your workers receive, but some very clever…

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What to Do if Your Email is Blacklisted

What to Do if Your Email is Blacklisted

These days, most small businesses rely on email to contact their clients. And yet, from time to time you may find that your email has been blacklisted. This means that your email address has been (whether wrongfully or not) identified as a…

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The Number One Cyber Security Target:  Health Care

The Number One Cyber Security Target: Health Care

Cyber criminals are targeting health care providers at alarming rates. A hospital, insurance company, or other organization in this field is a gold mine for identity thieves. Medical records contain everything these criminals want to know, such as Social Security numbers, birth…

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Protect Yourself While Online Shopping this December

Protect Yourself While Online Shopping this December

This year’s Cyber Monday brought in massive online sales, a trend that will probably continue throughout the rest of December. If you’re like the millions of Americans who will be doing at least some of their holiday shopping on the internet, remember…

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Firewalls: What Are They and Do I Need One?

Firewalls: What Are They and Do I Need One?

The Internet has revolutionized the way we do business, leading to vastly improved communication. However, it can also be your downfall if you don’t provide adequate security to your computer network. Having an adequate firewall is one of the cornerstones of internet…

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