These are the Threats to Worry About

Posted by on Jun 1, 2021 in Security | No Comments
These are the Threats to Worry About

  An Easy to Read Guide to the 9 Most Terrifying Types of Malware It was so much simpler when we were growing up. If you borrowed a floppy disc from a friend and popped it into your computer, you ran the risk of catching a computer virus. The answer to this risk was simple. Most people […]

Behind the Hack: This is How Easily Your Business Can Be Hacked

Posted by on May 7, 2021 in Security, Video | No Comments
Behind the Hack: This is How Easily Your Business Can Be Hacked

Behind the hack: This is how easily your business can be hacked. Watch as a certified ethical hacker breaks into 3 computers in just minutes. One of the greatest risks to your business these days is hackers trying to break into your IT systems. Thanks to automated tools, all businesses are being targeted by all […]

The Data Security Equivalent of Leaving Your Windows Open

Posted by on May 2, 2021 in Security, Video | No Comments
The Data Security Equivalent of Leaving Your Windows Open

We all take great care to keep our homes secure. Yet some business owners and managers don’t have the same attitude towards their business’s data security. Which is crazy because there are a lot more people trying to access your business’s data, than hoping to steal your TV. Here are the four main ways to […]

How to Spot a Ransomware Attack Before Damage is Done

Posted by on Apr 2, 2021 in Security, Video | No Comments
How to Spot a Ransomware Attack Before Damage is Done

One of the most terrifying things that can happen to your business is a ransomware attack. This is where hackers take control of your network and encrypt all your data, making it unusable. They won’t undo the damage unless you pay a big fee – a ransom fee. The reason they can do so much […]

Cyber-Crime: Your Business’s 5 Step Plan to Prepare and Protect

Posted by on Apr 1, 2021 in Security | No Comments
Cyber-Crime:  Your Business’s 5 Step Plan to Prepare and Protect

The world economy loses more than $1 trillion to cyber-crime every year and it’s a figure that’s increased by more than 50% since 2018. In 2019, two thirds of all organizations reported some type of incident relating to cyber-crime. You could make a sure bet this figure rose significantly last year, thanks to criminals taking […]

Which of These Phishing Scams Have You Heard of?

Posted by on Mar 1, 2021 in Security, Video | No Comments
Which of These Phishing Scams Have You Heard of?

We’re sure you’ve heard of phishing. It’s where criminals send you an email, pretending to be someone else (like your bank), to try to get sensitive information from you. But what about vishing? And smishing? And whaling? These are all forms of phishing designed to steal your information, and ultimately your money. We explore each […]

4 Signs You’re Under Attack From Ransomware

Posted by on Feb 1, 2021 in Security | No Comments
4 Signs You’re Under Attack From Ransomware

You’ve probably heard a lot about ransomware recently. This is the computer attack where a hacker locks you out of your systems and data. And you must pay a ransom, typically in Bitcoin, to get access again. While it’s not a new crime, it’s one of the fastest growing crimes online because it’s so lucrative […]

3 Quick Ways to Identify Phishing Email

Posted by on Jun 5, 2020 in Security | No Comments

1. Verify that the FROM address is legitimate Click (or tap, if you are using a mobile device) on the sender’s name to see the complete address.  Also, scrutinize the domain name to ensure the spelling is correct.   2. Hover over links and verify that they are legitimate Hover (do not left click) your […]

How to Generate Application Password (Microsoft Office 365 MFA)

Posted by on Oct 27, 2019 in How-To, Security | No Comments

Some applications such as Outlook, Apple Mail, and Microsoft Office will require the use of an app password in place of your account password when you enable multi-factor authentication for your email. To generate an application password follow the steps below: 1. Go to https://portal.office.com/account/#security 2. Enter your email address and password 3. Click Security […]

How to Setup Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for Microsoft Office 365

Posted by on Oct 27, 2019 in How-To, Security | No Comments

1. Launch your web browser (Chrome, Firefox, etc.) and go to https://aka.ms/MFASetup 2. Enter your email address and password 3. When prompted for more information required click Next 4. On the Additional security verification screen, enter your cell phone number and select “Send me a code by text message” and click Next 5. You will […]