Tech Tip Tuesday: Tips for Safer Home Security Setups

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From Ring doorbell cams to entire home security systems, watching your front door from afar has never been so easy. These security solutions also provide peace of mind at a wallet-friendly cost.  But don’t let the ease of setup fool you. Home security devices can open your family up to risks if you don’t take…

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What Cybersecurity Attack Trends Should You Watch Out For In 2023?

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Cybersecurity risks are getting worse. Attacks continue to get more sophisticated. They are also often perpetrated by large criminal organizations. These criminal groups treat these attacks like a business.  To protect your business in the coming year, it’s important to watch the attack trends. We’ve pulled out the security crystal ball to tell you what…

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Stop Fraud With Your Online Banking

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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…

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Is That a Real Text from Your CEO? Or a Scam?

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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…

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Mobile Malware Has Increased 500% – What Should You Do?

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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…

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Have You Had Data Exposed In a Recent Data Breach?

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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…

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Think You’re Safe from Data Breaches? So Did LastPass.

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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…

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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…

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Overcoming Barriers for BYOD

Mobile devices make up about 60% of the endpoints in a company network. They also handle about 80% of the workload. But they’re often neglected when it comes to strong cybersecurity measures. This is especially true with employee-owned mobile devices. Purchasing phones and wireless plans for staff is often out of reach financially. It can…

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A Guide For Better Endpoint Protection For Your Business

Endpoints are the collection of computers, mobile devices, servers, and smart gadgets that make up your company’s network and IT infrastructure. Each of those devices is a chance for a hacker to penetrate a company’s defenses. 64% of organizations have experienced one or more compromising endpoint attacks. The following solutions are focused on the protection…

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