Someone working for you right now is also working alongside some of the world’s most successful cyber criminals. A double agent. And before long, they’re going to take down your business from the inside. They’ll put your sensitive business data in the hands of your number one enemy. It … [Read more...] about Understanding the Real Cost of Insider Attacks, How to Prevent Them
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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 solution to this risk was simple: Most people installed antivirus software that protected their computers. And, that was … [Read more...] about The Nine Most Terrifying Threats to Your Computer Security
Picture this: your office is on fire, your people are all safe, but now what? What important preparation do you wish you had done? This is a phone call no business owner or manager ever wants to receive. A call from the police, late at night, that there’s been a fire at your premises. Luckily, it … [Read more...] about Can Your Data, Business Survive a Disaster?
The world economy loses more than $1 trillion to cybercrime every year. That’s a lot of money, 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 cybercrime. It’s easy to look at big figures like these … [Read more...] about Cybercrime: A Five-Step Plan to Prepare and Protect
Good maintenance and monitoring should have the effect of an anti-aging cream on your work device. Look after it well, and it will do the same for you. However, sometimes, it just makes good business sense to invest in new PCs or laptops rather than trying to get another year out of them. Knowing … [Read more...] about Seven Signs That You Need a New Computer
Everyone. Hates. Remembering. Passwords. Everyone. And, yet, it’s impossible to do our work without them, isn’t it? Because there’s so much cyber-crime about (it’s the fastest growing crime in the world right now). What a conundrum. You need a long, randomly generated password to stop … [Read more...] about Are Forgotten Passwords Driving You and Your Team Crazy with Frustration?
Two Prescott-based computer authorities are in absolute agreement about the need for exceptional caution about computer protections. One – Edward Fisher, owner of Fisher PC Help – said this: “Be absolutely paranoid about your computer security.” The second – Theo Soumilas, who owns Northern … [Read more...] about Computer Experts Warn of Increasing Security Threats
Did you know that by 2021, cybercrime will cost the world $6 trillion a year? Cybercrime is a serious risk, which is why you need to make cybersecurity a priority. A password is often the first line of defense. But a password alone isn’t enough to protect your business’s sensitive data. Why? … [Read more...] about Why Cybersecurity Needs a Multi-Layered Approach
Businesses large and small are under threat from increasingly aggressive and brutal ransomware attacks. Loss of access to critical files, followed by a demand for payment, can cause massive disruption to an organization’s productivity. Hacking is becoming easier while attackers are becoming more … [Read more...] about Ransomware is Risky Business