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Cybersecurity for Small Businesses

October 11, 2019

If you own or run a small business you know, better than anyone, that it’s not easy work. It takes a lot of time and energy to meet the demands expected of you every week. That’s why certain aspects of running a business, such as cybersecurity, often take a backseat to other, more urgent issues. […]

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Hackers are After Healthcare Information

October 4, 2019

When you think of a hacker frantically tapping away in a dark room, who do you think he’s targeting? Banks? The government? Try healthcare information. 2018 saw three times as many healthcare-related cyberattacks as the year prior, and 2019 is holding onto that momentum.  Healthcare breaches are much larger in scope than we imagine. While […]

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Rise of Ransomeware

September 30, 2019

From a technology standpoint, there’s never been a better time to be alive. Chatting with people for free all across the world or opening your front door at home while in a business meeting, it seems that our interconnected world has unlimited possibilities. Sadly, that can go really wrong when people with less than pure […]

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Is the Dark Web all bad?

September 16, 2019

Dark Web: (noun)  Part of the worldwide web that is only accessible by utilizing special software, allowing users and websites to remain anonymous or untraceable. It exists on an encrypted network that uses masked IP addresses to maintain anonymity for users and site owners. This way, people who use the Dark Web for illegal purposes can’t be traced.    […]

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Passwords – Outdated and Dangerous, But Necessary?

September 10, 2019

Here’s a quick test – what do these seemingly random alphanumerical groupings have in common?   123456  password  123456789  12345678  12345  111111  1234567  sunshine  qwerty  iloveyou  That is a list of the top ten passwords used in 2018. Recognize any of these? If you don’t, you’re not necessarily in the clear, but your chance of becoming compromised or hacked is far less […]

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