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Breach Report – June 2019

Welcome to the June Breach Report. Stay updated on the latest cyberattack methods and learn best practices for protecting your company’s data. It’s all right here. Security Topics of the Month Mobile Banking Malware on the Rise According to a Kaspersky Lab report, instances of mobile banking malware trojans more than tripled in Q1 2019. […]

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Breach Report – May 2019

Welcome to your one-stop shop for the hottest topics in cybersecurity and overviews of major cyberattacks. Security Topics of the Month Cyberattacks Soaring in 2019 According to a recent report by Malwarebytes, cyber threats are up 235% year-over-year in Q1 2019, mostly due to a surge in ransomware and trojans. The study also found that […]

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Window’s 7’s Demise Is at Hand – Are You Ready?

Now’s the Time to Move to Windows 10 January 14 – it seems so far away, but it’ll be here before you know it. That’s the date Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7. If you haven’t moved your business over to Windows 10 by then, you’ll be in trouble. Why? Because after January 14, Windows 7 […]

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What Shrek Can Teach You About Cybersecurity

Why a Layered Approach is Best If there’s one thing Shrek is adamant about, it’s layers. He’s no one-dimensional being – he’s made of many different elements. Layers don’t just apply to ogres; they’re essential in cybersecurity, too. Even a tiny gap in your network protections is enough for a hacker to squeeze through. Depending […]

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Breach Report – April 2019

It’s baaaaaaack. Enjoy our monthly overview of major cyberattacks from around the world as well as the latest tips and hottest topics in cybersecurity. Security Topics of the Month Business Email Compromise (BEC) Scams Hackers use BEC scams to trick companies that pay their bills through wire transfers. The scammers impersonate C-suite employees and leverage […]

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Celebrate Earth Day With a Little Spring Cleaning

Tips for Putting Your Network in Order In celebration of Earth Day, we’re sharing a list of smart spring cleaning activities for IT professionals. Get an Accurate Device Count Knowing your hardware inventory and who’s using corporate devices helps you: Identify when you need to order more equipment Plan for hardware refreshes Know where assets […]

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April 2019 Newsletter

Webinar Recording: Watch How to Stop a Live Cryptolocker Attack Did you miss our recent webinar Hacker’s Havoc? You can watch the recording anytime here. From lost data and productivity to lost customers and business, Cryptolocker can bring serious destruction to your organization. Discover how to detect the virus in real time, quarantine it, and […]

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The Year in Breach: What 2018 Can Tell Us About 2019

Applying Lessons Learned From Last Year’s Data Breaches From scandals to natural disasters, 2018 was a wild ride – especially when it came to data breaches. Who could forget these high-profile companies admitting they’d failed to protect the personal information of millions of users? Facebook/Cambridge Analytica Under Armour Twitter Exactis Marriott British Airways FIFA No […]

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Breach Report – March 2019

Welcome back to our monthly overview of major cyberattacks from around the world as well as the latest tips and hottest topics in cybersecurity. Security Topics of the Month Data Leaks Dangerous for Password Re-users Stolen user data from the MyFitnessPal and Coffee Meets Bagel data breaches has recently popped up for sale on the […]

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Stopping Cryptolocker Before It Stops You

Sophisticated Cyber Criminals Are Waiting to Strike Think ransomware like Cryptolocker can’t hurt your business? Most users aren’t fooled by emails from unknown addresses with sketchy looking links or attachments. But what about an email from someone internally who they recognize? Thanks to the massive volume of data breaches over the years, it’s easier than […]

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