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Strong Passwords are an Easy Start towards a Strong Cyber Security Footing

Your cyber security is more in your control than you think. I’ve seen too many people simply get overwhelmed by the words “cyber security” that it ends up paralyzing them to the point that nothing’s done about it.  So, to get you going, and as is ...

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Cyber Security is All About Who You Know!

Every year we look back and say last year was the biggest year in cyber security breaches ever!  And now this year looks to be no different.  The media continues to report the fallout from breaches for months.  They’re so prevalent that the names ...

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Warning: 7ev3n is the Latest Ransomware

7ev3n Ransomware is the latest computer infection running amuk. After it enters your system, it immediately prevents good programs from running, kills the main process explorer.exe, and locks the screen. No different from any previous ransomware, ...

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Security Updates Stopping for IE

After today (January 12, 2016), Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or technical support for older versions of Internet Explorer (anything below IE 11). Security updates patch vulnerabilities that may be exploited by malware, helping ...

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The Worst Security Breaches of 2015

It's hard to believe the scale and breadth that cyber attacks had on the public in 2015. With nearly 300 million records leaked and over $1 billion stolen, chances are you or someone you know has been touched by an attack. Here's a list of some of ...

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December's Latest Security Threats

And the hits just keep on coming... As you can imagine, being a Managed Service Provider can be a full time job just staying up on all of these threats - let alone actively protecting our clients from them on a daily basis. Here's a quick list of ...

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Cyber Security Awareness Month - Top 10 Tips

It's getting close, but the month's not over yet. So, it's still National Cyber Security Awareness Month which means now's as good a time as any to become that much more aware of the risks out there.  So we thought we'd take this opportunity to ...

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What National Cyber Security Awareness Month Means to You

So it's October 1st.  And this means it's National Cyber Security Awareness Month!  I suspect that unless you're knee deep in security like we are, I bet you didn't know this. I would also wager that you probably didn't even know that there's a ...

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How a Security Assessment Benefits Los Angeles CPAs

Security threats are constantly emerging, targeting businesses of all sizes. A security assessment will evaluate your Los Angeles CPA firm’s security posture. An assessment will provide your firm with: A roadmap to prepare your network to mitigate ...

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How Los Angeles Distributors Mitigate Data Leakage

Even if cyber-attacks and data breaches regularly make news headlines, many Los Angeles distributors could benefit from a better understanding of how and why data leakage occurs. In addition, while distributors are exposed to the same threats as ...

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6 Network Penetration Testing Tips for Los Angeles CPAs

A skilled penetration testing expert can detect slightest cracks in your Los Angeles CPA firm’s technology infrastructure. Conducting penetration tests on your firewalls, hardware, and Wi-Fi might help you sleep better at night. Here are six ideas ...

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