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Why Your IoT Devices Make You An Easy Target For Cybercrime

May 31, 2019
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The internet has become a widely available and essential part of everyday life. More devices now exist with wi-fi capabilities and sensors—technology designed to make your business more productive and your home life more efficient. We can turn our lights on or off or reset our thermostats with the tap of a touchscreen. We can […]

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Understanding Malware: How Cyber-Criminals Launch Their Attacks

May 22, 2019
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The internet is full of bad actors—people with malicious intent out to steal your information and use it in potentially costly ways. A new study by McAfee and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) suggests the cost of global cyber-crime was $600 billion last year. That is a frightening increase from 2014 when […]

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Security Threats Your Company Faces (You Probably Haven’t Considered)

May 15, 2019
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Every business faces the threat of cyber attacks. If you think your business is too small or doesn’t have valuable enough data for the bad guys to go after, think again. Everyone is a target. There is no single solution to protect your company from every potential threat to your systems and networks, but the […]

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What Is Smishing (And How To Protect Yourself)

Smishing is a new form of phishing that uses text messaging instead of email. It’s a growing problem worldwide, happening over 30 million times per day! Smishing scammers try to trick you into giving personal information by pretending to be a trusted person or business. They might ask for your name, email address, credit card […]

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8 Cyber Security Tips Your Employees Need to Practice in the Workplace

Apr 23, 2019
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Incidents of cyber crime are escalating at an alarming rate. It is estimated that the global cost of cyber crime will top $2 trillion in 2019. And it’s not just large companies and government institutions cyber criminals are after. In fact, it is small business that have become the favourite target of cyber criminals. According […]

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7 Advantages Of Outsourcing Your IT Functions

Apr 12, 2019
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Technology is the engine that drives nearly every business out there today. But with the exception of technology companies themselves, the technical side of things is not the core competency of most businesses. But someone has to manage the technology and critical data for these companies. The need for dedicated IT staff is undeniable. The […]

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Increase Your Network Security with “Whitelisting”

Oct 15, 2018
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The internet is a marvelous place. With millions upon millions of sites to choose from, what you can find, what you can see, what you can learn, where you can go and what you can buy and have delivered to your door in under 24 hours is nearly limitless. Truly remarkable. But make no mistake, […]

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How To Fire Your IT Professional While Protecting Your Data

Oct 2, 2018
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Firing an employee is never easy and never pleasant. Firing your IT pro or Systems Administrator comes with a whole other set of issues. Often referred to as “the keeper of the keys”, this individual has the access and ability to seriously compromise, even sabotage, your data and systems on their way out the door, […]

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Second Career for Retired Military Personnel

Sep 19, 2018
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Tips To Keep You and Your Office Cyber-Safe While Traveling

Aug 31, 2018
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If you own your own business, travel can often be an important part of keeping that business growing. And on top of the business trips that take you away from the office are, hopefully, the well-deserved vacations you need to relax, unwind, recharge and refocus. However, stepping away from the business that you put everything […]

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