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Importance of a Reliable Disaster Recovery Plan for Your Business

Running a business is not always a smooth-sailing operation. There are often things that could go wrong regardless of how cautious you are or how hard you abide by the so-called rules. Because of this, you should have a good backup and disaster recovery plan in case a disaster happens, like an accident or a cyberattack. There are plenty of BDR solutions for different businesses. You must find the one that fits your needs and will protect your network and data in the best way possible. Understanding Backup Disaster Recovery All businesses deal with important information, like details about transactions,…
Kelle White
December 5, 2022
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Quiz Time: Can You Handle Social Media Phishing Attacks at work?

Our last three blogs have discussed cybersecurity threats and how they affect a business. We have talked about the dangers that stem from various types of malware. We have warned you about the newest cybersecurity risks expected to wreak havoc on businesses soon. And in the face of the ongoing growing acceptance of remote work setups, we have delved into the threats related to working from home. Now, we will now talk about social media phishing. The common thing in all these topics is that they are all linked to phishing. A strong phishing attack can make a network open…
Kelle White
November 21, 2022
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Addressing the Cybersecurity Risks of Working from Home

A remote workforce has become the norm since the pandemic. Even now that we consider it safe to return to office work, many businesses have maintained the remote work setup because of the advantages. However, the risks of working from home also bring issues that need attention so as not to risk the company’s network and data. What Are the Cybersecurity Risks That Come with Working from Home? There are risks when working from home. Workers lack the usual protective measures used in an office network. Many workers use their home networks and may also use the same device for…
Kelle White
November 14, 2022
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New Cybersecurity Risks: Are You Prepared?

The ongoing development of digital technology has been highly beneficial for businesses globally. Processing data is faster, reaching customers is much easier, and everything is much more efficient. But with these benefits, there is also a growing cause of concern with cybersecurity risks. Hackers have access to the same advanced tech. They have used it to their advantage to get private information. What Are the Top Cybersecurity Risks Today? Each year brings with it new trends in terms of online risks. If you are a business owner, stay aware of the latest threats to keep your business safe and protected.…
Kelle White
November 7, 2022
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Understanding Why Malware is Such a Huge Threat

Malware has become a familiar term for computer users, and this is not such a good thing. They coined the term back in the 1990s and it is a combination of the English words "malicious" and "software". As its etymology suggests, it refers to harmful programs meant to deal with damage to systems, often to gain access to confidential data. These threats are very widespread and are becoming an increasingly serious cybersecurity threat. Common Types of Malware to Watch Out for Over the years, hackers have developed new types of malware. To stay protected, one of the first things we…
Kelle White
October 31, 2022
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Quiz Time: How Protected Is Your Business against the Threat of Phishing?

In the last three weeks, we have been discussing phishing attacks. We have talked about what they are, the different forms they take, the telltale signs of an impending attack, and specific steps you can take to protect your business. Given everything you now know, you should be able to tell if your employees can protect your business. Having the right information is very important indeed. But often, the level of what you know has nothing to do with how you will react when hypothetical situations become reality. Take your employees, for instance. Let's say you have trained them repeatedly…
Kelle White
October 24, 2022
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Protect Your Business from Phishing Attacks

Phishing is a severe issue that is becoming worse. Hackers continue to improve their ways even as IT professionals work to develop more effective defenses against online attacks. What should a business owner do? Is it possible to defend your company against these increasingly damaging phishing attacks? Thankfully, there is, and that is what we will discuss today. It is crucial to have a current security system in place to protect your data and apps. You require a solid firewall, up-to-date antivirus software, a thorough disaster recovery plan, and other security measures. More than this, you can take advantage of…
Kelle White
October 17, 2022
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Telltale Signs of a Phishing Attack

The main reason phishing has become such a prevalent problem is that it works. And hackers keep finding new ways to increase the success rate even further. What used to be easily distinguishable attempts at stealing information have now become brilliant scams that look valid at first glance. However, this doesn't mean that phishing attacks always work. All that's needed is for everyone to stay vigilant with online communications and ensure they know what to look for to identify a phishing scam. Here are some of the most important signs you should look out for. Fake Email Address Very few…
Kelle White
October 10, 2022