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3 Phishing Examples That We Can All Learn From

Phishing: It sounds like such an innocuous term. But, every year, phishing attacks are responsible for billions of dollars in costs to businesses worldwide. These attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated and are being delivered more ...

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How Internet Threat Protection Can Help Prevent Ransomware

Ransomware: It can make a good day bad, or a bad day significantly worse. Ransomware, or malware that encrypts the data on your network, servers, and/or devices, holds your information hostage for a price (often demanded in bitcoin or another form ...

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Malware Attack Vulnerabilities of Small & Medium-Sized Businesses

The primary concern with cybersecurity threats for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) is that they enable malicious users to access confidential or sensitive data. Businesses and users around the world face a variety of attacks each day that ...

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How to Overcome Ransomware

It’s the message that no IT professional, business owner or end user ever wants to see. Your computer screen lights up with a message warning that all of your invaluable files and data have been encrypted. And, unless you pay a ransom, the message ...

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The Importance of Cyber Liability Insurance

I think it’s pretty safe to assume that virtually every business has at least one computer. In fact, it’s safe to say that nearly every employee at every computer company has a computer. These technological marvels help to make a number of daily ...

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Data Encryption Best Practices for Los Angeles RIAs

Is your Los Angeles investment advisor firm protecting sensitive client information with data encryption? For investment firms, data protection is more than a company-mandated directive: it’s the law. Failure to protect sensitive information can ...

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The iOS Bug That Freezes Your iPhone with a Message

The once-believed to be “unhackable” Apple iPhone has another cybersecurity gap that can lead to phones freezing and restarting — all from receiving a simple text message According to a Mashable article, software developer Abraham Masri discovered a ...

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WannaCry Ransomware: How It Affected So Many Businesses

It’s the worst nightmare for any IT professional. Your company’s system is hit by a ransomware that you don’t see coming. The screen-sized message covers your screen so you can’t type or operate the system. The cryptoviral infection holds your ...

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6 Data and Technology Trends to Look For in 2018

Here we are at the start of a new year. It’s a time when the year is essentially still a blank slate and full of potential for exciting new data and technology trends in 2018. It may even be the year that Tesla finally delivers its Model 3 electric ...

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GDPR Compliance: A Checklist of What You Need to Know

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a form of data privacy regulation that was agreed upon by the European Parliament and Council in April 2016, will come into effect and replace the existing Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC ...

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Why You Need a Secure Network

After what was a record-setting year of cyber attacks and cyber crime, two of the most common questions I’m answering these days are: 1) “We have a firewall, so my network’s secure, right?” or 2) “You guys are monitoring my network, so it’s secure, ...

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