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You’re Fired! Now Give Me Your Password

"You're FIRED!" ( now give me your password) Losing an employee is not usually a good experience. If they leave voluntarily, you lose a valuable asset. If they have to be fired, you have the arduous task of the progressive discipline process and the final termination meeting. But there are other concerns that arise when [...]

By | September 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on You’re Fired! Now Give Me Your Password

Defense in Depth Part II

Defense in Depth Part II In our last blog we started talking about the different layers of security necessary to fully defend your data and business integrity. Today we will look at the human aspect of it, and network defenses. The human layer refers to the activities that your employees perform. 95% of security incidences [...]

By | September 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Defense in Depth Part II

Defense in Depth Part I

In the 1930s, France built a trench network called the Maginot Line to rebuff any invasion. The philosophy was simple: if you map out all the places an enemy can attack, and lay down a lot of men and fortifications at those places, you can rebuff any attack. The problem is, you can't map every [...]

By | September 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Defense in Depth Part I

Data Security – A People Problem

Phishing Scams – A People ProblemThere are some things that only people can fix. There are many security risks to which your data is susceptible, but there is one method that remains a wonderfully effective hacking tool. That is the phishing scam. This is a legitimate looking email that asks the reader to click on [...]

By | September 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Data Security – A People Problem

How Ransomware Can Affect Your Business?

This cyberattack scheme hasn't garnered nearly as much attention as the usual "break-in-and-steal-data-to-sell-on-the-Internet version," but it can be even more debilitating. Ransomware attacks have begun appearing in the last few years and its practitioners are so polished that in few cases they even have mini­call centers to handle your payments and questions.So what is ransomware? [...]

By | August 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Ransomware Can Affect Your Business?

Data Breaches are a Question of When Not If

You hear on the news all of the time about big cyber attacks on large corporations, and even government agencies. The trouble with this news coverage is that is suggests a distorted view of where cyber attacks are taking place. These attacks are not solely hitting large organizations. Small firms represent a significant portion of [...]

By | August 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Data Breaches are a Question of When Not If