Posts by EmoryDay
Stop Fraud With Your Online Banking
Millions of dollars are stolen from small business bank accounts around the world every single month (and the threat is increasing every day). As hackers get smarter and build new ways to break into your systems, you need to work hard to stay one step ahead of them so you don’t fall victim. Here are…Read More
Is That a Real Text from Your CEO? Or a Scam?
Imagine you’re going about your day when suddenly you receive a text from the CEO. The head of the company is asking for your help. They’re out doing customer visits and someone else dropped the ball in providing gift cards. The CEO needs you to buy six $200 gift cards and text the information right…Read More
4 Proven Ways to Mitigate the Costs of a Data Breach
No business wants to suffer a data breach. But unfortunately, in today’s environment, it’s difficult to completely avoid them. Approximately 83% of organizations have experienced more than one data breach. (IBM Security 2022: https://www.ibm.com/reports/ data-breach) The global average cost of a data breach is now $4.35 million, up 2.6% from last year. Companies don’t need…Read More
Mobile Malware Has Increased 500% – What Should You Do?
Cybersecurity researchers uncovered an alarming mobile statistic. During the first few months of 2022, mobile malware attacks surged by 500%. For years, mobile phones have become more powerful. They now do many of the same functions as a computer. Yet, people tend to secure their computers better than they do their smartphones. This is a…Read More
Have You Had Data Exposed In a Recent Data Breach?
There’s a reason that browsers like Edge have added breached password notifications. Data breaches are an unfortunate part of life. And can have costly consequences for individuals. Hackers can steal identities and compromise bank accounts, just to name a couple. Cybercriminals breach about 4,800 websites every month with form jacking code. It has become all…Read More
8 Tech Checks To Make Before You Travel
Our technology inevitably comes with us when we travel. Most of us won’t even travel to the end of the block without our smartphones. When you go on a trip, not having your technology there when you need it can ruin your day. Travel smarter and more securely by doing several checks before you go.…Read More
Southwest’s Software Problems
Southwest Airlines has been widely known as the shining star of the airline industry. Unfortunately, it is being destroyed from the inside out in a matter of weeks. In a matter of 48 hours, Southwest cancelled 5400 flights due to “weather”. Southwest Airlines has three major problems and only one of them is within their…Read More
Think You’re Safe from Data Breaches? So Did LastPass.
LastPass has been under a lot of scrutiny this year after a major breach in August of 2022. LastPass first official statement stated: “[A]n unauthorized party gained access to portions of the LastPass development environment through a single compromised developer account.” A follow-up announcement about a month later was similarly inconclusive: “[T]he threat actor gained…Read More
Tech Tip Tuesday: Tips To Avoid PC Buyer’s Remorse
Have you ever bought a new computer and then had buyer’s remorse a few months later? Maybe you didn’t pay attention to the storage capacity and ran out of space. Or you may have glossed over memory and experienced constant freeze-ups. An investment in a new PC isn’t something you want to do lightly.…Read More
What To Include In A Year-End Technology Infrastructure Review
When the year is coming to a close, it’s the perfect time to plan for the future. Most businesses begin the year with the hope of growing and improving operations. Much of how a business operates depends on technology. So, it makes sense to look to your IT for areas of optimization. A year-end technology…Read More