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The Cloud and Cyber Security

By staff on Feb 28, 2017 12:28:38 PM

Cloud based technology first started gaining popularity in the early 2000s, but it has evolved exponentially since then. In fact, you are probably utilizing it even if you don’t realize it. If you use LinkedIn, Constant Contact or operate on an iOS platform, you’re using cloud technology. This technology has become more prevalent as each year passes and is now being used by businesses all over the world.

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How to Identify Phishing Attacks

By staff on Feb 14, 2017 12:46:20 PM

Phishing is an increasingly popular way for cybercriminals to steal a user’s personal information. Phishing is accomplished through electronic communication, usually in the form of a fake website that appears to be genuine, and can be difficult for the average person to detect. These nefarious cyber invitations will seem to be coming from a legitimate source to trick users into revealing login information or to install malware on their computers. Hackers do this by requesting sensitive details about bank information and personal identity or they include dangerous attachments in emails.

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Human Error and Cyber Security

By staff on Jan 31, 2017 10:55:31 AM

There are federal laws in place that ensure companies enforce a number of cyber security measures to protect themselves against cybercrimes. These laws are a great way to encourage businesses to stay up-to-date on preventative tactics. Unfortunately, these guidelines mainly address the more technical side of cyber security and don’t put enough emphasis on human errors.

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3 Mistakes a Company Makes after a Cyber Attack Occurs

By staff on Dec 15, 2016 5:14:41 PM

Unfortunately, the truth of the matter is companies of all sizes are victims to cyber attacks. We’ve discussed cyber security statistics, lessons learned, terms to know and prevention tactics in previous posts, and all these topics revolved around the idea of anticipating and reacting to a cyber attack. But one topic than tends to get swept under the rug are the mistakes made by companies after a cyber attack has occurred. Let’s look at three major mistakes.

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5 Staggering Cybercrime Statistics

By staff on Nov 30, 2016 9:19:40 AM

If you think your business doesn’t need cyber security to protect its sensitive data, check out some of the staggering cybercrime facts posted by Security Intelligence earlier this month. We’ve listed the top five we think are especially important, but all the facts can be found here.

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Lessons Learned from Hacked Companies

By staff on Nov 15, 2016 12:41:05 PM

Target. Sony. Ashley Madison. What do these companies have in common?

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How to Protect Yourself Online

By staff on Oct 17, 2016 3:26:49 PM

Cyber security attacks come in all sizes ranging from global (Cyberterrorism) to industrial (ransomware) to the individual (hacks on personal information).

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Pros and Cons of Two-Step Verification for Gmail

By staff on Sep 30, 2016 5:00:36 AM

Google’s two-step verification has been around for years and for a good reason: It is an added layer of protection for Gmail accounts that keeps email secure. Two-step prevents other people from accessing your email by having you enter your password and then a security code that’s texted to your phone each time you sign in. The chance that a hacker has both your password and phone to access a security code text is unlikely, so once these two steps are completed, Google is confident that you are the official account holder and allows you to access your email.

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3 Benefits of Cyber Security

By staff on Aug 31, 2016 5:05:03 AM

Cyber security improves businesses and organizations on a variety of levels, but three of the top benefits of cyber security are:

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