VPNs: Why you need them

VPNs: Why you need them

Installing antivirus software and setting strong passwords are no longer considered the bare minimum in cybersecurity. With hackers, third parties, and ISPs constantly monitoring networks and your online habits, hopping onto a virtual private network (VPN) is crucial for keeping your surfing habits private. Here’s why. What is a VPN? The best way to describe […]

How to safeguard PHI

How to safeguard PHI

Hospital data breaches are emerging at an alarming rate and show no signs of slowing down in 2019. That’s because data fetches a hefty price on the black market, making hospitals prime targets for cybercriminals. The best way to defend against these threats is to arm your team with the following systems and protocols. Strict […]

Protect Your Mobile Device at Work

Protect Your Mobile Device at Work

Cyber-hackers love to target mobile technology in the workplace. Out-smart the bad guys and protect your office tablets and smartphones by taking advantage of these simple steps. Check that your MOBILE is up-to-date Updates on Apple and Android operating systems (OSs) not only improve overall user experience, but also repair possible security threats.

Not All Cyber Hackers are Criminals

Not All Cyber Hackers are Criminals

Sometimes hackers are even the good guys Hackers, known as the dark villains of the cyber-world have a well-earned reputation. However, hackers are not always the bad guys. In fact, sometimes they are even the good guys. Ethical hackers (called white hat hackers) are even a major asset in preventing cyber crime A Difficult History The […]

BYOD: Bring Your own Device, Not Cyber-Threats to Work

BYOD: Bring Your own Device, Not Cyber-Threats to Work

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policies enable personal and work information to be available in one spot. As a result, employees are increasing risk and bringing their own cyber-threats. Here are 5 simple cyber-aware tactics that can ensure the safety of your business.

Outdated firmware: An overlooked threat

Outdated firmware: An overlooked threat

If most of your company’s computers are obsolete, they double or even triple your chances of experiencing a data breach. This emphasizes how dangerous it is to have outdated applications, operating systems, and even web browsers. Failing to update your firmware could expose your business to major security threats. What is firmware? Firmware is a […]

Hyperconvergence: IT for SMBs

Hyperconvergence: IT for SMBs

Routers, switches, modems, gateways, firewalls, servers, and storage devices — these are just some of the many machines you need to build a network infrastructure that enables effective internal and external communications. Even when pared down to serve fewer users, the costs of building a similar infrastructure were prohibitive for SMBs, at least until hyperconvergence […]

5 Cybersecurity measures anyone can master

5 Cybersecurity measures anyone can master

Avoiding malware and online scams takes a lot of work. You have to treat every email with suspicion, manage a long list of convoluted passwords, and avoid public WiFi networks. Ideally, you follow several other cybersecurity best practices, but many users don’t believe they’re worth the time. If you’re one of those people, here are […]