Tech trends and news relevant to small and midsize businesses.

Backdoors in Your Everyday Systems

Thu, Nov, 15, 2018 @ 13:11 PM

Today we're exploring backdoors, not the type you call the kids home for dinner. The backdoors in your everyday routers and devices you find in your office and home. What can be done about them, and how to keep yourself safe from hackers in this...

Guest Blog: Why I Am a Big  Security Ninja in a Small Security Pond

Wed, Jul, 11, 2018 @ 11:07 AM

 

3 Reasons To Install Software Patches Immediately

Tue, Feb, 13, 2018 @ 11:02 AM

What is a software patch, and why should I take time out of my busy day to install one?

Software patches are much more than pesky reminders to update and restart your computer. These often-ignored acts of regular PC maintenance frequently mean...

5 Things Every Small Business Owner Should Know About Data Backup

Wed, Nov, 22, 2017 @ 15:11 PM

Summary

Are you evaluating a data backup system for your small business? Perhaps you already have such a system, but you're unsure if it's the best solution for your particular business. This article breifly covers the 5 most important things...

Smishing Attacks are on the Rise in the Financial Industry

Thu, Oct, 19, 2017 @ 13:10 PM

Summary

Jason Koestenblatt at Enterprise Mobility Exchange wrote: "Thanks to the amount of time employees are spending online to get work done, hackers have a veritable treasure trove of opportunities and touch points to gain entry into an...

Infographic: The Cutting Edge Security Built into Windows 10

Thu, Oct, 12, 2017 @ 13:10 PM

 

Summary

Computers have taken their place at the center of our personal and professional lives, and as such we demand more from them than ever before. Once relegated to repetetive office tasks, we now depend on these devices to serve as...

How To Improve Phishing Awareness Training

Wed, Oct, 04, 2017 @ 17:10 PM

Last Updated: Feb 4th, 2019

Every small business cybersecurity plan should call for a training program to help employees spot and avoid phishing emails. Why, you may ask?

Phishing emails are, by a huge margin, the most popular form of cyber...

2017 Cost of Data Breach Calculator

Wed, Sep, 20, 2017 @ 16:09 PM

Summary 

Data breaches are expensive affairs to endure, that much we all know for certain. That being said, every business and organization is unique. Who is to say that a breach of confidential information would cost one business the same as it...