Tech trends and news relevant to small and midsize businesses.

Ghost Users: A Scary Risk to Your Network Security

Wed, Jun, 27, 2018 @ 13:06 PM

 

Does your company know exactly how many user accounts are active and accessible on your network?  Are they all current and categorized?  If not, you could be vulnerable to the host of security risks that come from 'ghost user' accounts. These...

Office Chat Programs Reduce Email Clutter

Thu, May, 24, 2018 @ 14:05 PM

In the daily avalanche of emails coming into your inbox, how many are coming from offices that are right down the hall? According to Forbes, a typical employee receives at least 200 emails a day, and spends about two and a half hours reading and...

Alteryx Data Breach: What You Can Do

Wed, Dec, 27, 2017 @ 14:12 PM

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Here’s a fun question to pose to the family dinner table: Have you ever heard of Alteryx?

Scam Alert: Phishers Target PayPal Users With Fake "Failed Transactions" Emails

Wed, Dec, 06, 2017 @ 11:12 AM

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Scammers are pushing out fake PayPal emails that use the premise of an unverified transaction to phish for customers’ personal and financial information. Use PayPal? Here's is what you need to look out for!

Scam Alert: Following News of Hack, Expect Uber-Themed Phishing Attacks

Tue, Nov, 28, 2017 @ 11:11 AM

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In this week's Scam Alert we talk about the Uber hack that compromised 57 million records and was covered up for a year! We expect to see a rise in Uber-themed phishing scams in the coming weeks. Here's what happened, and why you should...

Scam Alert: Cyber Monday Is Scammer Haven!

Tue, Nov, 21, 2017 @ 09:11 AM

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We're kicking off a new weekly blog series called Scam Alert! Each week, we'll notify you about an ongoing phishing campaign. Feel free to share this information with friends, family and coworkers. The best defense against phishing scams...

Scam Alert: Watch Out For This Latest Phishing Scam

Thu, Nov, 16, 2017 @ 11:11 AM

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We're kicking off a new weekly blog series called Scam Alert! Each week, we'll notify you about an ongoing phishing campaign. Feel free to share this information with friends, family and coworkers. The best defense against phishing scams...

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...