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Cybersecurity

9 Cybersecurity Tips Every Business Should Follow

A massive global shift to remote working environments has created an open season for cybercriminals. No business - big or small - is safe. Small and medium businesses (SMBs) seemingly have a target on their backs, so strengthening your company’s security posture is essential right now There are ways to protect business data against cyber attacks. Here are nine tips…
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What is Endpoint Backup and Why Do You Need it?

Whether you experience a ransomware attack, lost or stolen device, or the accidental deletion of a file, a recovery solution is essential. Employee devices, and the network at large, carry critical business information that is often left out of company backup policies.  In these scenarios, an inadequate endpoint (PC's and laptops) backup option can result in lost data, lost time,…
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Azure Data Protection: Why Cloud Servers Need Backup

A common misconception is that moving to the cloud means no longer having to backup data. This idea encourages businesses to take unnecessary risks with Software as a Service (SaaS) applications like Microsoft 365 and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) clouds like Microsoft Azure. There are many reasons for growing businesses to take advantage of the flexibility, scalability, and other…
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What is Ryuk Ransomware and How Does it Work?

Ryuk is a type of ransomware that encrypts files on an infected system, with ransom typically demanded in bitcoin or other types of cryptocurrency. Ryuk has targeted many large organizations using Microsoft Windows and related systems. First spotted in August 2018, it was initially thought to be a group that operates out of North Korea, but now is believed to…
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Pro Tips: Protecting Against Phishing and Ransomware

Many small and medium businesses (SMBs) who allowed employees to work remotely for the first time in 2020 have decided to continue to support remote work indefinitely, at least for some employees who prefer it and have proven they can work productively in that mode. Even those businesses who summon most employees back to the office now operate in a…
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What is Maze Ransomware and How Does it Work?

Maze Ransomware has been in the headlines non-stop ever since it was first reported in May 2019, when its authors used “Missed package delivery” and “Your AT&T wireless bill is ready to view” emails to trick recipients into opening messages with malicious payloads. Maze has been used to attack individual companies, governments, and increasingly – and perhaps most worryingly –…
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What is the Cost of a Data Breach?

Data breaches are on the rise—both in the United States and throughout the rest of the world. A simple lapse in cybersecurity can jeopardize precious information and have a detrimental impact on the safety of your organization. Why Cybersecurity Is More Important Than Ever Curious to learn more about the true cost of a data breach? We dissected the latest…
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Salami Attacks: What Are They and How Can They Be Prevented?

Salami attacks have been on the rise in recent weeks—targeting banks and financial institutions across the United States. But how does a prevalent form of cyberattack relate to a delicious type of red meat? Here’s the latest on what you need to know about salami attacks. Cybersecurity Advisory: Top Exploited Vulnerabilities To Be Aware Of What is a salami attack?…
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Cybersecurity Advisory: Top Exploited Vulnerabilities To Be Aware Of

It’s no secret that cybercrime is on the rise—both here in the United States and around the world. Studies showed that Americans lost over $4.1 billion to cybercrimes in 2020. But hold onto your hats—this staggering statistic pales in comparison to what experts think is coming next. According to recent reports like the one from Cybersecurity Ventures, global cybercrime will…
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Why Hackers Love Procrastination—And What You Can Do to Fight It

IT pundits, industry reports, and tech-related statistics are all providing the same two fundamental truths about the state of cybercrime and cybersecurity: The risk and exposure related to cyber threats are at all-time highs—and are only getting worse. Most organizations are struggling to build and maintain effective cybersecurity programs. The presence of a booming cybercrime economy cannot be ignored. As…
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