You may have already heard that President Joe Biden on Monday issued an urgent warning to American business leaders, telling them to strengthen their organizations' cyber defenses immediately.
Without technology, businesses cannot compete and succeed. But with the advancement in technology comes the ever-constant threat of hackers and cybercriminals. That’s why small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) need to protect themselves with robust cybersecurity solutions managed by reputable managed IT services providers (MSPs). The numbers Through the years, the number of SMBs falling victim […]
To avoid detection by anti-malware programs, cybercriminals are using fileless malware to initiate attacks. Fileless malware is used to infiltrate trusted applications and issue executables that blend in with normal network traffic, IT processes, and system administration tasks while leaving fewer footprints. Learn more about fileless malware and how they threaten your business. What is […]
Many people use password autofill on their web browser or password manager for convenience. The feature, however, can be used by hackers and advertisers to access user accounts and gather your sensitive information without your consent. Why password autofill is so dangerous Modern web browsers and password managers have a feature that enables usernames and […]
Cybercriminals will stop at nothing to steal business data, and one of their go-to tactics is exploiting the vulnerabilities in employees’ mobile devices. So if you’re looking for a way to beef up your cybersecurity strategy in the age of remote and hybrid working, implementing mobile threat detection (MTD) solutions is a good place to […]
Our very own Jason Zurro was front and center stage last week at Dawson Elementary School's Career Day. Jason was invited to speak to Dawson's 2nd grade class about his role as a Network Operations Manager and discussed several different areas of interest within the IT industry.
Can business printers get hacked? The short answer is yes. Anything that connects to your business network can be exploited by malicious actors on the internet, even innocuous machines like your printers. These can be exploited to steal data and/or create entry points into your system to launch larger attacks. So make sure you follow […]
Today, just installing anti-malware software and a firewall on your computer isn’t enough to keep you safe as you use the internet. Nowadays, a hacker can intercept messages sent to and from your computer and steal the data they contain. This is why you need a virtual private network (VPN). What is a VPN? A […]
One overlooked issue for many businesses, is having everyone setup as a local administrator.
By making too many people local administrators, you run the risk of people being able to download programs on your network without proper permission or vetting.
Phishing scams are nastier than ever this year. In a phishing scheme attempt, the attacker poses as someone or something the recipient recognizes and attempts to trick the target into divulging credentials, clicking a malicious link, or opening an attachment that infects the user’s system with malware, trojan, or zero-day vulnerability exploit.