Don’t overlook your business printers’ security

The security of business printers is often overlooked by small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). This can prove to be a big mistake because printers can be just as vulnerable to cyberattacks as other devices. Follow these security tips if you want to protect your business printers from cyberattacks. Vulnerabilities of business printers Printers are considered […]

Infographic: Safety Guidelines For Strong Passwords

January 13th, 2023

When it comes to online security, a strong password is essential, and you should use a different one for each of your accounts, services, and apps. With so many accounts to manage, it's tempting (and all too easy) to fall into the bad habit of using the same login credentials for everything.

What businesses need to know about cybersecurity in 2023

With each passing year, the cybersecurity landscape becomes even more complex and dangerous. This is why in 2023, it’s no longer optional but critical for business owners to be aware of the latest trends in cybersecurity. By keeping abreast of cybersecurity news, they can better protect their data, systems, and organization. In this blog post, […]

How to choose the right VPN for your business

If you want to stay secure while using the internet, it’s not enough to simply rely on anti-malware software and a firewall. Nowadays, hackers can read data sent to and from your device and steal the information inside them. This is why your business needs a virtual private network (VPN). What is a VPN? A […]

Key Benefits of Using a Password Manager

December 8th, 2022

Remembering passwords is difficult. Breaking passwords (with the right tech tools) is easier than we’d like to think. And reusing passwords is incredibly risky.

Enter the password manager.

Password managers generally work like this: you input all your username and password combinations to the password manager (usually over time as you naturally use them), and the service stores them in a secure, encrypted vault.

Lazy Passwords Are Putting Your Business at Risk

December 6th, 2022

Passwords are a pain.

No one enjoys trying to remember login credentials for upwards of 100 unique sites and services. More to the point, no one can remember 100+ unique sets of credentials, which leads to all sorts of other awful security problems (don’t worry, we’ll discuss them in a minute).

Thankfully, new technologies are on the way or already here that either do away with the password entirely or add additional layers of security.

Top tips to protect yourself from holiday hackers

As you focus on meeting the needs of holiday shoppers or taking time off to be with loved ones, hackers are looking to exploit any vulnerabilities in your business’s system. Keep these tips in mind to ward off hackers so you can fully enjoy this festive season. Change passwords frequently Change your business passwords every […]

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Safety Tips

November 21st, 2022

After getting stuffed with an amazing Thanksgiving meal, most of us go into shopping mode with Black Friday and Cyber Monday online specials.

Be Careful!
Cybercrime always increases between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, with hackers taking advantage of all the extra traffic to try and steal your valuable information.

Do You Know How to Report a Suspicious Email?

November 17th, 2022

Should you call the help desk, or forward it?
Should you forward to IT including all headers?
Delete and not report it, forfeiting a possible early warning?

If you have ITS Security Awareness Training, you should have a Phish Alert button in your Outlook that provides a safe way to forward email threats to the security team for analysis and deletes the email from your inbox to prevent future exposure.

Ramp up your defenses with proactive cybersecurity

Cyberthreats are becoming more sophisticated every day, and if your business isn’t taking steps to protect itself from these threats, it faces a high risk of falling victim. This can cause you to lose valuable data or even go out of business. In this blog post, we will discuss what proactive cybersecurity is and how […]