Six Things You Should Know About Cybersecurity Regulation
Six Things You Should Know About Cybersecurity Regulation With the upcoming DoD deadline to incorporate the new cybersecurity regulation items into your nonfederal information system, government contractors are attempting to meet these requirements before December 31, 2017. Defense Federal Acquisition […]
How To Improve Your Cybersecurity Training
New Cybersecurity Training Methods October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. With the vast majority of businesses facing a hacking attempt as the result of mistakes by internal personnel, cybersecurity training your employees to be aware of dangerous links, simple passwords, […]
Evaluating Penetration Testing Companies Ask Questions
Ask Questions When Evaluating Penetration Testing Companies Penetration testing should be done at least once a year to help protect your systems and keep your business compliant with your IT. Although these tests are necessary, many people don’t know what […]
Outsourced IT Services Benefit Businesses Large and Small
How Outsourced IT Services Are Benefitting Businesses Bringing an outside party on board with your business can feel like a challenge. However, when it comes to outsourced IT services, having a partner that understands your business and works proactively to […]
Outsourced Managed Security Services for Small Business
You don’t need an in-house IT security team to keep your company’s network safe. When you outsource your managed security services (MSS) to a dedicated consultant, you benefit from the agility and accessibility of an expert team that is ready to respond to any issue 24 hours a day.
Defending Against Cryptolocker
How To Defend Against Cryptolocker
Cryptolocker is just as creepy as its name sounds. This phishing scam encrypts data from your system and holds it ransom until you transfer money to the criminals behind it. And even when people do pay, they often don’t get their files back.
An earlier version of Cryptolocker was demolished in 2014 but a new version has recently emerged.
How can you protect your company’s network from Cryptolocker? Establish protocols, update your security system, and make sure you have a strong backup system in place.
First, let’s take a look at how Cryptolocker gets inside your network. (more…)
Is Your Business Ready for the Internet of Things?
- Cloud Computing, cloud services, data, mobility, productivity, Tech, the internet of things
“The Internet of Things” sounds mysterious, but it refers to today’s reality: devices, gadgets, and everyday objects connected to the internet via embedded technologies.
The IoT, as it’s referred to, is expanding rapidly and is expected to reach far beyond watches that track our health stats and thermostats that learn our comfort levels. The IoT is in cars, hospital equipment, shoes, cash registers, trains, and on and on. We are finding new ways to connect things, collect their data, harvest that data, and feed it to other things. So what does this mean for you and your business?
Keeping Employee Smartphones Secure
With most employees using their personal smartphones to connect with work, clients, and even conduct business, data security is critical. What can you do to keep your company data secure on employee smartphones? (more…)
IT Lessons Learned From Recent Cloud Hacking Events
Recent Cloud Hacking Events Lessons Learned
In recent months, there has been a lot of coverage for cloud hacking events. Everything from retailers to celebrity cell phones have been hacked–posing the question–how do I prevent my sensitive information from being stolen? (more…)
A Binary War
Here We Are Binary War The discovery of the virus named “Flame” hiding on Middle Eastern energy facility computers has caused quite a stir. Although much is still unknown about the virus’ full capabilities, each discovery confirms what most security […]