Ecommerce Security Tips: How to Protect Your User’s Sensitive Information
Topic: PCI, eCommerce 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 overall eCommerce Security without breaking the bank. Here are a few of…Continued
IOT Cybersecurity: Experiencing Security Fatigue?
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 is being chipped away at every turn in the name of commoditizing our daily activities. …Continued
How to Recover From Ransomware: Can Your Business Survive a Ransomware Attack?
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 can be easily attributed to one factor, its effectiveness. The first quarter of 2016 alone…Continued
Why You Should Scam Your Own Employees
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 precisely how employees interact with suspicious attachments and/or links received in their Inbox. While most…Continued
Cybersecurity tips: 5 Things Every Small Business Should Know
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 to develop a list of 5 things every small business should keep in mind through…Continued
Network Security Best Practices: Could the Real Threat to Your Business’ Network Come From the Inside?
Today, the number of types of cyber-attacks which threaten the security of your businesses are endless. We’ve discussed the greatest weakness in network security being users before, but the focus was in a non-acting participant being coerced into clicking on a malicious link or opening a dangerous attachment. We often focus so much attention to building a secure network wall that we neglect the very real threat from within. According…Continued