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LATEST Method of Phishing Attacks

What if we told you that cybercriminals are now developing methods to steal your information without leaving a trace back to them? Unfortunately, this is a reality that we all need to be aware of. The latest form of cyberattacks are more dangerous than ever, for this exact reason. Referred to by experts’ as “Heatstroke,” [...]

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: , , , , , |

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: , , |

Security Configuration of Network Infrastructure Devices

How important to you and your company is it to prevent cyber criminals from attacking your network and exploiting vulnerable services and settings? If you are not actively implementing and managing a security configuration of network infrastructure devices, you need to read this. CIS Control 11 is next up in The IT Company’s CIS Controls blog [...]

July 23rd, 2019|Categories: CIS Controls, Cybersecurity|Tags: , , , |

Attention Microsoft Users!

ATTENTION MICROSOFT USERS! If you are someone who contributes to the nearly 50% of the world’s organizations who use Office 365, you want to read this! Because of the continued increase in the number of companies in the world using Microsoft software, cybercriminals are increasingly shifting their focus to using Microsoft’s identity in their phishing [...]

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: , , |

Increase Ransomware Attacks Against Businesses

In today’s blog, The IT Company wa­nts to put an emphasis on the security of businesses and their computer systems. Recent reports and news has made IT companies aware that our job is as important as ever. With an extreme increase in attacks on businesses, IT security needs to be at its strongest and businesses [...]

April 30th, 2019|Categories: Cyberattack, Cybersecurity, Ransomware|Tags: , , , |

Tips to Protecting Your Business and Family From Cyber Crimes

In an attempt to help people truly understand how they can protect their businesses and their family, Scott Augenbaum has written the book The Secret to Cybersecurity: A Simple Plan to Protect Your Family and Business From Cybercrime. And in a recent article, people are claiming that this book has the potential to “save your [...]

February 12th, 2019|Categories: Cyberattack, Cybersecurity, Security|Tags: , , , |

Critical Infrastructure

As the month of October is winding down, we wanted to spend the last week of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month informing you about the effect cybersecurity can have on critical infrastructure. While critical infrastructure is not directly a workplace topic, it has the ability to drastically affect our daily work lives. In fact, the National [...]

October 26th, 2018|Categories: Cybersecurity, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month|Tags: , |

Protect Your Workplace from Cyber Attacks

It’s that time of the week again - National Cybersecurity Awareness Month blog post! Last week we highlighted the fact that small businesses are becoming a bigger focus and a larger target for cyber attacks. This week we want to provide you with several resources and tips on how to protect your workplace from these malicious attacks. No [...]

October 19th, 2018|Categories: Cybersecurity, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month|Tags: , , |