Tech Tip: How to Foil Ransomware

December 23, 2019

After your files are compromised, the hackers behind the attack pop up a demand screen asking for payment within a set time frame in order to get the key to decrypt your files.

Tech Tip: If This Type of Alert Pops Up, Don’t Click!

December 16, 2019

A pop-up notification that your PC is infected with a virus and you must “click here” to run a scan or install antivirus software is a common scareware tactic.

Tech Tip: Use Strong Passwords!

December 9, 2019

Hacking software can guess a five-character password in under three hours. If you only use lowercase letters, it’s 11.9 seconds.

Tech Tip: Is My PCI Compliance Good Enough to Serve as a Network Cybersecurity Audit?

November 18, 2019

While the PCI architecture and requirements heavily overlap network security issues, a network security audit is going to take a deeper look into how you utilize the technology you own.

Tech Tip: New Quarter, New Passwords

October 28, 2019

If your social media account gets hacked, you don’t want the attacker to also be able to gain access to your Amazon.com and banking accounts simply because you used the same password for both sites.

Tech Tip: Stop Trusting Hackers With Your Smartphone

October 21, 2019

You probably know how to do most everything using your smartphone, but how much do you know about basic security? Here are tips to ensure your defense is adequate against cyberattacks.

Tech Tip: Basic Cybersecurity Training Needs to Happen Now

October 7, 2019

You need to have step-by-step instructions about what to do if employees believe they have witnessed a cyber-incident.

Tech Tip: Why Is It So Important to Have Unique Passwords?

September 23, 2019

A clever crook knows that you probably used the same password on the compromised website as you do on your eBay, Amazon and other online accounts — which are likely to be tied to a bank account.

Tech Tip: Keep Sensitive Data Off Employee Equipment

July 22, 2019

It’s simple stuff, but think of the damage that could result when sensitive data is on a manager’s lost laptop at the airport.

Tech Tip: Change Your Name — and We Don’t Mean the Last One

July 15, 2019

When user names and prefixes are the same across multiple free email services, it makes the work of hackers and cybercriminals way too easy.