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Hacking news: why virtual teams need better video conferencing security

Hacking News: Why Virtual Teams Need Better Video Conference Security

By | Cybersecurity, Hacking, Managed Services, News & Updates, Training, Video Conferencing, Viruses, Trojans, Ransomware and other Malware

Businesses have never been so reliant on ensuring safe, reliable communication between mobile teams. With the current coronavirus pandemic, it is all the more critical to maintain contact and work together—without actually being together. Virtual teams must now implement collaboration strategy that includes one key element: secure video conferencing. Employees…

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The Latest Cybersecurity Threat: Banking Trojans

The Latest Cybersecurity Threat: Banking Trojans

By | Cybersecurity, Email Security, Hacking, Network Infrastructure & Security, Viruses, Trojans, Ransomware and other Malware

Trojans are a broad category of malware that was first described as a theoretical computer vulnerability by the US Air Force in 1974. Since then, they’ve become some of the most insidious and dangerous types of malware in existence. One type, known as the banking trojan, specializes in stealing financial…

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How Resilient Infrastructure and Technology Is as Important as Disaster Recovery

How Resilient Infrastructure and Technology is as Important as Disaster Recovery

By | Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery (BCDR), Cloud Computing, Compliance/Regulations, Cybersecurity, Data Security & Backup, Network Infrastructure & Security

Disaster recovery planning is a necessary part of business planning, but it involves more than just preparing for the worst-case scenario. Building resilient infrastructure and technology is just as important. By taking this approach, a company ensures that it has the means to respond and adapt to sudden, unpredictable events…

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Don’t Fall Victim to the Latest Ransomware Scam this Tax Season

Don’t Fall Victim to the Latest Ransomware Scam This Tax Season

By | Cybersecurity, Phishing, Viruses, Trojans, Ransomware and other Malware

It’s another tax season, and while most companies scramble to file their Internal Revenue Service (IRS) returns, scammers will be looking to capitalize on the chaos. Con artists use this time to elicit sensitive information from individuals and businesses, using the IRS as their preferred moniker. Luckily, this isn’t the…

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Hacking News: Why Hackers Are Targeting Your Home Security Cameras

Hacking News: Why Hackers Are Targeting Your Home Security Cameras

By | Cybersecurity, Hacking, Network Infrastructure & Security, Security & Surveillance

Technology is the primary enabler of the modern economy. The rise of the internet with all its bells and whistles lead to an information revolution. Today’s companies and individuals have more access to information on-demand than ever before, but this comes with a host of risks. “Attack surface” isn’t a…

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How to Recover from the Past Year with an Efficiency Audit

How to Recover from the Past Year with an Efficiency Audit

By | Cybersecurity, Data Security & Backup, Network Infrastructure & Security, Sustainability

Managers are always pushing their employees to do more with less. The best managers will continuously look for opportunities to streamline bloated processes and reduce operational overheads. Unfortunately, managers are just as likely to become too busy with everyday issues and may no longer have the bandwidth to carry out…

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How to Stay HIPAA Compliant with a Solid Document Management Solution

How to Stay HIPAA Compliant with a Solid Document Management Solution

By | Compliance/Regulations, Document Management, Email Security, HIPAA

In today’s digital world, all information has value. Like other industries, companies in the healthcare industry need to secure customer and employee data. Uncontrolled disclosure of personal data can lead to reputational damages, non-compliance with regulations, and expose vulnerable patients to exploitation. One of the regulations that apply to anyone…

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When Was the Last Time Your School’s Network Security Was Audited?

When Was the Last Time Your School’s Network Security Was Audited?

By | Cybersecurity, E-rate, Grants, Funding, Student Digital Safety, Tech in Education

While technology can significantly improve the quality of education a school provides to its students, it also creates additional risks. An area often overlooked when the school year is underway is  network security. New threats emerge almost daily, making a school’s information management system particularly vulnerable if it doesn’t regularly…

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