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#1 Password Defense Against Cybercriminals

In a world where the secret network is vastly and rapidly growing, what is your top password defense against cybercriminals? It may sound simple, but there is extreme power and control and in the simplicity of password safety. One of user’s top means of protection is in frequently changing their passwords and using different passwords [...]

October 8th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Cyberattack, Data Breach, Privacy, Security|Tags: , |

ATTENTION Healthcare Organizations

Did you know that 74% of healthcare organizations have been faced with a significant security incident within the past year? With such a high number of cybersecurity incidents within healthcare, it leaves experts and IT companies wondering why healthcare is such a high target. While there are likely many reasons for the healthcare targeting, such [...]

September 17th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Healthcare, Security Awareness Training|Tags: , , |

Rapid Increase in Cybersecurity Threats

On average in Q1 of 2019, 504 new cybersecurity threats were appearing every minute. 504 new threats per minute. That scary increase means that new ransomware has more than doubled just in the first quarter of the year. More specifically, it has had a 118% increase in the first quarter of 2019. KnowBe4 recently shared [...]

September 10th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Cybersecurity, Ransomware|Tags: , , , , , |

Could Clicking Unsubscribe Put You At Risk?

How many times a week do you get an email advertising a sale or new product, or suggesting you read their new blog or telling you what’s new at their store or company? How often do you actually remember subscribing to that website’s emails? In a technology based world- stores, brands and companies use email [...]

September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Cyberattack, KnowBe4|Tags: , , , |

Let Your IT Company Manage Security Configurations for Network Devices

Establish. Implement. Actively Manage. How often do you think about your company’s security configurations for network devices? Chances are, for most people the answer is rarely. Which is how it should be. Having an IT Company who manages technology aspects such as this allows you to focus on your role at your company, rather than [...]

August 27th, 2019|Categories: CIS Controls, Cyber Secure, IT provider|Tags: , , |

Is Your Office Printer a Threat to Your Security?

How often do you consider your office printer as a threat to your security? At The IT Company, often times the common frustrations we hear about with office printers stem from troubles getting them to run correctly or the way that they are supposed to. Such as turning on, connecting to wireless networks, etc. Office [...]

August 20th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Cybersecurity, IT provider|Tags: , , |

Phishing Email Subjects to Look Out For

Are you aware of what to look out for in phishing scams? In 2018, The IT Company walked you through the most popular subject lines cyber criminals were using in phishing attacks. We are back again with an updated list of the most commonly clicked phishing email subjects in the second quarter of 2019, based [...]

July 30th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Cyberattack, Social Engineering|Tags: , |

Are You Underestimating Cyberthreats Against You?

Are you underestimating the real cyberthreat risks against your business? It has been noted that smaller businesses do not often believe that they will be targeted by cyber criminals. In The IT Company’s previous blog post, Cyber Criminals Target Small Businesses, we discussed why the lack of concern the majority of SMBs’ have on their [...]

May 7th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Cyberattack, Cybersecurity|Tags: , , |

Google Play Store’s Malware

As we always do here at The IT Company, we want you to be secure.  This means both providing you with specific actions you can take to secure your IT environment (at home and at work), and providing you with interesting information regarding security exposures and risks. In order to stay up to date and constantly [...]

April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Malware, Security|Tags: , , |

Ransomware Attacks on Healthcare

Healthcare organizations have been a large target for cyber criminals for many years. Recent studies are showing that while healthcare organizations continue to be a target for attacks, there is a downward trend in the number of attacks on the healthcare industry. This trend is seemingly positive news, but healthcare organizations (of all sizes) should [...]

January 16th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Healthcare|Tags: , , |