A survey by Paychex recently found that 68 percent of small business leaders remain unworried about their digital security. If you need proof, you can just look at the passwords they and their employees use. According to SecureAuth, a staggering 81 percent of Americans use the same passwords for multiple accounts, the majority of which are unimaginative old standbys like “1234567,” “qwerty,” and “password.
The number of people working from home continues to surge due to the impact of the COVID-19 virus. Providing employees with the necessary tools to work from home is essential in maintaining productivity during these uncertain times. Network Access can play a key role in helping employees to work from home without jeopardizing data security.
Cyber Security Awareness Training that is actually engaging and entertaining!
Watch a sample video by clicking this link: The Homeless Homebuyer by NINJIO.
NINJIO is an I.T. Security Awareness training company focused on engaging end users. In short, they produce 3-4-minute-long animated story based episodes featuring real security incidents that educate by engaging employees about the dangers that exist in cyber security.
For many organizations, slow internet or loss of connectivity can often be a major business impacting situation.
We all are relying on Internet or WAN connectivity more for mission critical applications such as email, web access, chat, video training, cloud applications and VoiP.
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NetWatchman SD-WAN will keep your internet and WAN always on and optimized to the highest level of performance to keep your critical applications fast and available.
On Nov. 17, 2019, a Ryuk ransomware outbreak plagued a Wisconsin-based IT company, Virtual Care Provider Inc. (VCPI), according to KrebsOnSecurity, founded by journalist and investigative reporter Brian Krebs.
Around 1:30 a.m. on the day of the attack, unknown hackers launched a ransomware strain known as Ryuk inside VCPI’s networks.
GREEDY CYBER CRIMINALS AND THEIR RISING COSTS
It doesn’t seem that long ago that ransomware attacks became a premier choice for hackers and scam artists. One attack I vividly remember from the early days of ransomware was around 2012, when we helped a local Pittsburgh client with a locked-up computer that had been frozen with ransomware.
The Dangers of Asking Your Sole IT Support Technician to be Your Superhero
As the old saying goes, “Hope is not a strategy.” But for many organizations, hope is the strategy when it comes to their technical support staffing.
At a large number of organizations, IT staff members are often asked to take on “superhero support” measures to keep the applications available 24/7. This could mean they work late nights and into the early morning to maintain the company’s critical functioning systems and drag themselves into work the next day.
Managed Service Providers (MSPs) are a new option for technical support and systems administration for businesses who do not have information technology management in their core competencies. MSPs typically offered fixed-fee for services solutions to manage SMB computer systems and provide on-demand technical support.
An application of software-defined networking (SDN) that is applied to WAN connections and used to connect enterprise locations across vast geographic distances. It connects branch offices, data centers, and other business sites to a central corporate network, using a software approach.
Did you know 70% of cyber attacks target small companies?
65% of small businesses fail to act in the wake of a cyber security incident. Those who don’t protect themselves are likely to go out of business within six months, so it’s vital that you improve cybersecurity in yours.