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Breach Report – January 2020

Welcome back to your monthly overview of the biggest cybersecurity headlines and network breaches in the country. Stay abreast of the latest developments in IT security so you can keep your company safe. Security Topics of the Month Company Data Broker Fails to Secure Internal Server Customers and companies are increasingly unwilling to partner with […]

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Our Advice for Companies Still Running Windows 7

Be Smart About Moving to Windows 10 In a nutshell, it’s time to move to Windows 10. Any IT professional worth their salt will say that staying on Windows 7 is a risky proposition. We could tell you all sorts of horror stories about what can happen to your network and data if you stubbornly […]

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Breach Report – December 2019

Welcome to Breach Report! Start your 2020 armed with the latest cybersecurity news and data breaches from around the country. Security Topics of the Month Phishing Scams Target Office 365 Admins Cybercriminals are using information readily available on the internet to target business administrators with phishing scams in hopes of attaining their Office 365 login […]

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Paul’s 3 Bold Tech Predictions for 2020

Every year our fearless in-house futurist Paul Hager pulls out his crystal ball and peers into technology’s future. In 2019, Paul’s predictions involved 5G technology, autonomous vehicles, and digital ethics. What can you expect to face as a new decade unfolds? Let’s see what Paul says. Bold Prediction #1: AI/ML Will Hugely Impact Cybersecurity Artificial […]

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Breach Report – November 2019

Enjoy our monthly overview of major cyberattacks from around the country as well as the latest tips and hottest topics in cybersecurity. Security Topics of the Month Consumers Stop Engaging with Brands Online After Data Breach In a recent survey by Business Wire, nearly 50% of respondents are more concerned about data security then they […]

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Our Most Popular Content from Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is coming to a close, but cybersecurity awareness is a year-round concern for every business. Here’s some of the most popular content from our Cybersecurity Awareness Month Email Series. Is Your Password Strong Enough? There’s a super easy online tool that can answer that for you. Simply enter a password and this tool […]

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Breach Report – October 2019

Welcome to your one-stop shop for the hottest topics in cybersecurity and overviews of major cyberattacks. Security Topics of the Month Cyber Insurance Cost Rises Only 5% in 2019 Despite a significant uptick in cybersecurity lapses, the average cost of cyber insurance only rose by 5% in 2019, according to a recent report. At first […]

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We Believe in 2-Factor Authentication. Here’s Why You Should, Too.

Passwords Are Not Enough The days of a password alone being enough to protect your account privacy are long gone. 63% of passwords are weak, default, or stolen (Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report) 25% of employees use the same password for every account (OpenVPN Report) 80% of hacking-related breaches still involve compromised and weak credentials […]

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Preventing and Responding to Insider Threats

There’s a saying that goes, “Cybersecurity would be easy if it weren’t for the employees.” Whether due to negligence, ignorance, or outright malice, insider attacks are a massive cybersecurity concern. Remember Dennis from Jurassic Park? You’ve seen the stats and heard the horror stories. But what should you DO about it? Here are some of […]

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Phishing: 5 Things You Need to Know

Dating back to the 1990s, phishing is one of the oldest types of cyberattacks. But it remains an effective, widespread technique even today thanks to ever more sophisticated techniques. Phishing emails – where attackers pose as trusted colleagues or other contacts to trick the unwary into handing over passwords or other details – are easy […]

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