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

Network Security: The 5 Things Every Small Business Should Know

By Roger Murray | January 3rd, 2017| Network Security

Nearly every business believes the unfortunate data breaches and attacks only happen to others; that the overall risk of an attack on your business is low.  Why would anyone care to target me? The truth is that hackers would love nothing more than to gain access to your sensitive company data.  It’s why we decided … Continued

Keeping Your Information Secure This Holiday Season

By Roger Murray | November 23rd, 2016| Network Security

There is a certain amount of accepted risk associated with shopping, especially during the holiday season.  Identify theft and fraud have become an accepted risk for many online and retail shoppers.  This year is thought to see an even greater level of attacks aimed toward the consumer market, ranging from malicious sites exploiting your data … Continued

Identifying Tech Support Fraud

By Roger Murray | November 7th, 2016| Network Security

We’ve all received unsolicited calls before, most offering complimentary services or attempting to sell a product.  However, a growing trend in gaining access to an otherwise secure network involves deceiving a caller into divulging pertinent information, or worse, control of their computer to install malware. How It Works:  This alternate approach with initiating a hack by … Continued

Lessons from the Recent DDoS Attack

By Roger Murray | November 2nd, 2016| Network Security

Last month, huge parts of our internet essentially shut down; from Amazon, Twitter, and Spotify, to Netflix and Reddit.  One of the biggest takeaways from the attack is the realization of just how susceptible our fragile internet truly is.  The graph below shows just how quickly and to what extent the United States’ internet was … Continued

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