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Helpful Hints to Improve Your Emails

It’s 2017 and I’m still seeing emails that look more like notes passed between friends in Middle School rather than professional correspondence.  Now, I’m not talking about quick, little emails to your spouse.  I’m talking about B2B correspondence ...

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Fight For Net Neutrality

What is Net Neutrality and Why Does It Matter?

Happy Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality! Yes, there's a day for this. Today, July 12th, is an event organized by Fight for the Future, an organization founded to support net neutrality and fight the big communication companies looking to control ...

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What is NotPetya and Why Does it Matter?

What is NotPetya and Why Does it Matter?

Here we go again.  Although, this time with a little different twist. After careful review, the cyber security community has come to the conclusion that with the latest cyber attack, NotPetya, we're not simply dealing with ransomware but rather ...

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Email Distractions Hindering Your Productivity at Work?

Email Distractions Hindering Your Productivity at Work?

I think you’d have to agree that time management is crucial in the work place. At the same time, too many employees say that there aren’t enough hours in the work day even with all the advantages the latest technology has given us.  Technology has ...

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Hands Down The Best Cyber Security Investment

Hands Down The Best Cyber Security Investment

With everything happening on the cyber security front these days, what is a business to do? There's ransomware (which may or may not be considered a security "breach"), malware, hacks, and threats all over the place. At the same time, there are so ...

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SEC Alerts Advisers on WannaCry Ransomware Cyberattacks

SEC Alerts Advisers on WannaCry Ransomware Cyberattacks

In the wake of the pervasive "WannaCry" ransomware cyberattack over the past few days, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a cybersecurity alert on Wednesday to broker-dealers, advisers and investment funds with a number of ...

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It's Crazy That Ransomware is This Easy

Ransomware is Really This Easy!

Ever wonder why we're beating the drum so loudly about doing all you can to protect yourself from ransomware these days? Let's skip over how incredibly damaging getting hit can be. Let's forget about the Russian hacking of emails. Forget about some ...

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Massive Phishing Attack Targets Millions of Gmail Users

Massive Phishing Attack Targets Millions of Gmail Users

Google confirmed the validity of the latest phishing attack which targets Gmail users. This attack seeks to gain control of users' email histories and then spread itself to all of their contacts. The worm arrives in users' inboxes posing as an email ...

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2017 Verizon Data Breaches Report

The Cliff Notes of Verizon's 2017 Data Breach Report

The Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) is back. Now in its tenth year, it’s an unparalleled source of information on cybersecurity threats. The 2017 DBIR reveals what’s really happening in cyber security. This year’s report is based on ...

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US-CERT

US-CERT: A Great Resource for the Latest Security Activities

I don't know if you're aware of this or not, but the US-CERT (short for United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team) can be a great resource for some of the most recent patches and updates released by technology companies. Their mission is to ...

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Microsoft's Latest Security Flaw - Word!

Microsoft's Latest Security Flaw - Word!

Once again, a significant security flaw has been uncovered. And this time it's not in any hidden Operating System layer or browser plug-in, but rather it's in one of the staples of the business world - Microsoft Word. News of the bug spilled out ...

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