Category Archives: Security

Cybercrime is Evolving, So Should Your Business

It’s no longer just big companies that are being targeted by hackers. As the pandemic has pushed most businesses around the globe towards digitalization, small and medium-sized businesses are becoming more vulnerable to cybercrime.  While hackers continuously evolve, companies must learn how to keep their primary source of income safe from all forms of cyber […]

Small Business Cybersecurity Tips

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Many small business owners have had a tough year, so focusing on small business cybersecurity is probably not the greatest priority. However, cybercrime is a problem that business owners can’t ignore for much longer, even if their business isn’t a large corporation. The statistics are terrifying: More reports of identity theft occurred in 2020 than […]

3 IT mistakes that will hurt your business

Mistakes can be growth opportunities for businesses. If you are aware of mistakes your business is making, you can fix them, or hire a managed IT services team to fix them, and help your business in the long run. In this article, we have listed some of the top three IT mistakes that could hurt […]

4 Types of Cyber Attacks and Why to Implement Cybersecurity Services

In today’s tech-savvy era, our entire lives are embedded into our devices. From laptops and smartphones to doorbell cameras and voice assistants, our personal and business information is available through a plethora of tech-based platforms. Cybersecurity services have thus become an essential aspect of business. This heavy reliance on technology means that we are more susceptible […]

Why Associations Should Protect Against Cyber Attacks

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When cybercriminals target big businesses like Yahoo! or Microsoft, it always makes the evening news. But what about the business associations that are just as vulnerable to these hackers?  A business membership organization handles just as much data as a multinational corporation—names, Social Security numbers, and other valuable financial information. When hackers steal this data, […]

The Top 5 Industries Hackers Love

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The rate of cybersecurity risk has grown exponentially across most industries, with global cybercrime damages expected to reach $6 trillion annually by the end of 2021.  Additionally, a recent data risk report shows that most companies have poor security practices in place, putting them at even greater cybersecurity risk that could lead to a data […]

How CEO Impersonation Poses a Threat to Businesses

Cyberattacks in general are on the rise, and social engineering attacks in particular. Email scams like phishing are prevalent, and one form, CEO impersonation, is particularly dangerous.  CEO impersonation scams prey on human nature, emotion, and workplace culture. They appear to be from the highest authority in the company, putting pressure on employees to follow […]

How Ransomware is Crippling Businesses

Threats to businesses have evolved over the course of time. Today, with organizations increasingly reliant on technology and sophisticated computer systems, cybercrime is one of the most potent dangers.  As technology advances, cyberattacks also develop, using new techniques and strategies to breach defenses and access data. One of the most menacing forms of attack for […]

Microsoft 365 Business Security Features

In 2014 small businesses were the victims of 60% of online attacks; unsurprisingly, hackers know that small businesses are easier to breach because they lack the same financial resources and expertise as large organizations to invest in effective cybersecurity protections. These targeted hacks can break a small company. In 2018 the average cost of a […]