Google Partners with ESET to Provide Malware Detection for Chrome

By Scott Evans | November 2nd, 2017 | Network Security

Chrome Cleanup uses ESET technology to identify and eradicate suspicious or unwanted software on your Windows computer.  The tool operates in the background, with no slowdowns or interruptions to the user with three easy steps.

Four Ways Ransomware Can Destroy Your Backups

By Chris Souza | September 14th, 2017 | Network Security

I just found a very interesting blog post by Jerome Wendt, President & Lead Analyst of DCIG, Inc., an independent storage analyst and consulting firm. He started out with “The prevailing wisdom is that if you back up your data you can recover from a ransomware attack. While this premise generally holds true, simply backing … Continued

The Current State of Ransomware Among SMBs

By Roger Murray | August 1st, 2017 | Network Security

In a report conducted by Osterman Research and sponsored by Malwarebytes, more than 1,000 small and medium-sized businesses were surveyed in June 2017 about ransomware and other critical security issues. What we discovered was surprising—ransomware authors aren’t only targeting enterprise businesses for big payouts. They’ve got their greedy gaze on businesses of all sizes. In … Continued

Data Breaches Up 29 Percent Over Last Year

By Roger Murray | July 26th, 2017 | Network Security

Data breaches are running 29% above last year, according to a report released by the Identity Theft Resource Center and Cyberscout.  Hacking was the leading cause of data breaches nationwide, more than 790 so far this year. More than 12 million records have been exposed, although two-thirds of data breach notifications or public notices did … Continued

Why “I’m Just Not Very Tech Savvy” Is Inexcusable

By Roger Murray | June 8th, 2017 | Network Security

We live in a tech-driven world; whether in the office, at home, the car, or even in sky, the convenience and access to vast amounts of information is always a fingertip away. If you ignore innovation, you risk rendering yourself obsolete.  However, when you’re responsible for making technology investment decisions for an entire organization, being … Continued

How to Educate Your Employees About Cybersecurity

By Roger Murray | May 2nd, 2017 | Network Security

Network Infiltration and Data Breaches are normally blamed on the malicious outsider.  However, the responsibility for most organizations network security is with their employees, who unwittingly open the door welcoming cybercriminals into your environment. That’s why it’s crucial to properly educate your employees about Cybersecurity.  When you provide routine training as a preventative, not reactive, … Continued

eCommerce Security Tips

By Isaiah Bollinger | April 6th, 2017 | Network Security

eCommerce security is a constantly evolving topic for any organization, regardless of their size.  As the CEO & Cofounder of Trellis, a local full-service design firm, we partner with organizations to develop robust WordPress & Magento websites.  One of questions I often face is what a new or smaller business can do to improve their … Continued

Experiencing Security Fatigue?

By Gerard Louise | March 10th, 2017 | Network Security

As the CEO of an IT company, I often find myself speaking to people about what my company offers and what services we provide. Inevitably, the discussion will segue from technology, to the topic of internet security and privacy.  We all desire complete control over what information we share, but it often feels like it … Continued

Can Your Business Survive a Ransomware Attack?

By Roger Murray | February 14th, 2017 | Network Security

When your business is hit by crypto-malware, you become keenly aware of just how little preparation and planning you have done to prevent your data from being compromised. SonicWALL reported Ransomware Attacks on businesses of all sizes reached $638 million in 2016, a considerable uptick from the $3.8 million reported in 2015. The exponential growth … Continued

Why You Should Scam Your Own Employees

By Roger Murray | February 2nd, 2017 | Network Security

Identifying network vulnerabilities, as well as the right tools to address them, have become of major concern to many organizations. According to industry leaders, businesses should consider a rather unorthodox approach to educating and identifying exactly how prone they are to a data breach, scam their employees. Simulating phishing attacks provide a quantifiable insight at … Continued

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