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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 [...]

Top Phishing Attack Subject Line

Every type of industry and every person is at risk of phishing attempts. However the healthcare industry is a particularly large target. Healthcare databases contain an extremely large a variety of personal information, including addresses, dates of birth, social security numbers, and payment methods. The healthcare industry has access to more personal data than most [...]

October 16th, 2018|Categories: Healthcare, Phishing|Tags: , , |

Cyber Criminals Target Small Businesses

As promised, we are dedicated to spending the entire month of October highlighting Cybersecurity Awareness, in hopes of joining forces in improving our Nation’s cyber security.  We thought of no better way to kick off our National Cybersecurity Awareness Month blog series than by drawing attention to the growing risk of cyber attacks on small [...]

October 11th, 2018|Categories: Cybersecurity, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month|Tags: , |

2018’s Most Active Ransomware

On October 2nd, an updated version of a highly vicious strain of ransomware was released. This updated version of GandCrab v5 has caught the attention of many researchers and experts- and rightfully so. This particular strain of ransomware has been deemed as the most prolific ransomware of 2018. The first attack of GandCrab was in [...]

October 9th, 2018|Categories: Ransomware, Security|Tags: , , |

Executive Briefing by The IT Company!

ALERT: Save the Dates! These four dates between now and February are crucial to the ongoing protection, defense and success of your business in the rapidly changing world of cybersecurity & cybercrime.    This is an invitation only, limited to 12 registrants for each session, exclusive executive briefing. This isn’t going to be a big technical [...]

October 5th, 2018|Categories: People, Security, Technology|Tags: , |

Cybercriminals Target Online Payroll Accounts

ALERT BLOG! Today’s alert is based around the recent FBI alert informing people of a “Cybercrime using social engineering techniques to steal employee credentials and commit payroll diversion.” What does this mean? Essentially this is a new type of attack where cyber criminals are targeting employees through their online payroll accounts. How are they doing [...]

September 27th, 2018|Categories: Phishing, Security|Tags: , |

CIS Controls 1 & 2

Beginning our series discussing each individual CIS Control, are controls 1 and 2. Both of which are absolutely critical points for securing your network. While these are extremely important, they are two steps a lot of people skip. The reasoning and intention behind these two controls is to prepare you for the remaining 18 controls [...]

September 25th, 2018|Categories: CIS Controls, Security|Tags: , , |

CIS Controls Series

Today’s blog is an introduction to the newest addition to our variety of technical topics- a series on CIS Controls! Before we dive into the details of each control, we would like to take this opportunity to show the value that this list can add to your organizations Cyber resilience. So what are CIS Controls? [...]

September 18th, 2018|Categories: CIS Controls, Security|Tags: , , |