BYOD tips to improve security

Lax bring your own device (BYOD) policies are a growing concern for businesses. If not managed properly, these can pose security risks to your organization. How can you mitigate the risks associated with the BYOD trend? Whether your employees are using smartphones, tablets, or laptops, you need a BYOD security policy.

5 Bad business security practices

Companies — small- and medium-sized businesses, in particular — struggle to protect their data. For one, they make mistakes in the strategies they employ to protect their IT infrastructure. If your organization still does one or more of these bad security practices, act quickly to correct them.

Cyber Insurance and Assurance. Why Your Business Can‘t Succeed Without Both

In this day and age, it’s hard to find a company that wouldn’t benefit from cyber insurance. These policies are an effective way to reduce your risk from social engineering attacks or hackers targeting your company.

In a 2019 report, 61% of businesses surveyed reported they had experienced some kind of cyberattack.

Some ransomware strains are free to decrypt

Over the last few years, different versions of ransomware have sprung up, all aimed at extorting money from your business. Before you even consider paying for the release of your data, the first thing you must always check is if there’s a free cure for the ransomware that infected your systems. The state of ransomware […]

A new kind of attack: Distributed spam distraction

Every day, you receive dozens of email messages, including spam, which is usually harmless, unless there’s a malware attached to it. But even the harmless ones can become more than just an annoyance if you have thousands of them flooding your inbox. Learn how a new spam attack called distributed spam distraction can do more […]

Simple ways to protect your email account

Everyone uses email as the central hub for their personal internet activities, but this also makes it an attractive target for cyberattacks. The importance of email security is vital to your company’s survival, so applying these simple tips can dramatically reduce your exposure to hackers and malware. Use separate email accounts Most people use a […]

When ‘We’re Good’ is Bad

3 Steps to Best Protect Your Business from IT Security Risks
When our IT sales professionals visit with business owners, you might think that “No” is the only word they don’t want to hear. But, when a conversation revolves around cybersecurity, the most dreaded phrases include, “We’re all set” or “We’re not concerned.