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16
Jun

How 3 Major Companies Got Hacked

The Ponemon Institute found 47% of consumers have had their personal information compromised due to a company’s data breach. Are you at risk? There are two types of companies: ones that have been hacked and ones that will be hacked. Studies have shown data breaches are not only more common than ever before, they’re also…

3
Jun

Recovering from Just One Cyberattack Could Cost You Over A Million Dollars

That’s Why Your Accounting Firm Needs A Secure Remote Access Solution Fall victim to a cyberattack and you’ll find that the following cleanup is incredibly costly. It costs businesses an average of $150 per compromised file to recover from a security breach. All right, $150 isn’t worth worrying about… but thousands of files are usually…

21
May

Cybersecurity: A Serious Concern for Businesses Both Big and Small

Many businesses believe that online security breaches are only a real problem for big businesses. You only ever hear about cybercrime on the news when it happens to a business as big as Target or Home Depot. This way of thinking seems logical on the surface: When international corporations like Target are apparently vulnerable to…

4
May

Your fingerprints could be stolen just by swiping on your smartphone!

Are cybercriminals getting their dirty paws on your fingerprints? It sounds like a crazy idea, but experts are reporting that a recently discovered flaw on the Galaxy S5 makes it possible. Now, there’s no need to throw out your phone just yet. The chances of your fingerprints having been stolen are incredibly low – in…

28
Apr

1 Million New Threats Emerge Every Day: How Is Your Malware Protection?

Cyberattacks are getting sneakier and more creative, and businesses are struggling to stay one step ahead. Last year was huge for high-profile cybercrime; from major corporate attacks to the Heartbleed bug, to Sony’s public information leaks. Are you ready to combat malware? An analysis by Symantec showed that in 2014 attackers were working faster than…

27
Apr

All Versions of Windows Affected by New SMB Flaw

Taking notice of vulnerabilities is absolutely crucial – and there’s one you need to pay attention to right now. There’s a serious vulnerability in all supported versions of Windows that allows attacks to steal your credentials from valuable services. The bug is related to the way Windows and other software handles some HTTP requests. Researchers…

22
Apr

Important Security Tips

Don’t Fall for Phony Phone Calls An easy way for hackers to gain access to systems and accounts is to ask for it. Social engineering is a time-tested method used by many hackers. In many cases, all it takes is a phone call to a victim posing as an IT professional with a request for…

7
Apr

Is Your IT Company Talking to You About Email Encryption Regulations?

If your IT company isn’t paying attention to compliance and new regulations for the real estate industry, they could be putting your entire business at risk. Have you heard about the new Email encryption regulation that’s taking effect? You know that no business is immune to data breaches or cyberattacks, and you need to ensure…

6
Apr

Why Your Business Needs Mobile Security Now!

PC protection has been the standard for some time now – our computers store corporate data, important files, and sensitive information, so we protect them. Why aren’t many businesses covering themselves from all angles? Mobile devices today have equal access to company information, and they’re at even greater risk of breaches due to use of…

6
Apr

Considering Purchasing the Apple Watch? 8 Security Issues to Think About

The recently released Apple Watch has sparked a lot of debate as to whether or not it’s really a smart or necessary purchase. Despite its sleek look and some interesting features, the capabilities don’t seem to really warrant a buy. Even more, there are a few security issues that you should definitely take note of…

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