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#1 Reason Users Shouldn’t Give Admin Rights to a Machine

If you are a Windows user,  your security has been put at high risk this past week. Forbes released an online article confirming the NSA curveball crypto vulnerability earlier this week, and followed up by confirming an even larger security concern of a zero-day vulnerability being actively exploited. There has not yet been a fix [...]

January 21st, 2020|Categories: Alert, Cyber Secure, Malware, Microsoft|Tags: , , |

#1 Way Passwords Can Fail You

How often do you change your passwords? How often do you reuse old passwords? Do you use the same password amongst multiple different platforms? The number 1 way passwords are failing to protect you is when users are reusing passwords, leading to weak security for their accounts. If you keep up with The IT Company’s [...]

December 17th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Password Security|Tags: , , , |

Top 10 Tips to Avoid Cyber Attacks This Black Friday Weekend

Are you planning to get some of your holiday shopping done online this year? If so, you are amongst 75% of Americans who will complete at least half of their holiday shopping online. If you’re planning to get your online shopping done over the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend, read this important information to [...]

November 26th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Cybersecurity, People|Tags: , |

5 Things You Should Know About Healthcare Cybersecurity

Healthcare is, and continues to be, a top target for cyber attacks. And statistics show that won’t be changing any time soon. Cyber criminals are after information they can use and the fact of the matter is, medical files contain the very information the criminals are after. The amount of exploitable financial and personal data [...]

November 12th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Cyberattack, Cybersecurity, Healthcare|Tags: , , |

Weakest Link in Your Cybersecurity

It is easy to assume that cybercriminals would target newer or mid-level employees when targeting a SMB. But this has recently been found false. A SMB company leader is your weakest link when it comes to your security and in terms of who the criminals are after. Why? The answer is simple. Because of the [...]

November 5th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Privacy, Security, Security Awareness Training, Small Businesses|Tags: , |

TOP 5 Lessons for Better Security!

Are you constantly told how important your security is on the internet?  Do you fear that although you know the importance of cybersecurity, you do not fully understand the extent of what how to be secure? In a recent article written by BizTech Magazine, they shared 5 tips to better online security. We at The [...]

October 29th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Cybersecurity|Tags: , , |

#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: , , , |