Six Ways To Protect Your VoIP Network

So, what kind of communication system are you using for your business? We ask because many modern companies (including all our clients) have long since switched to Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) business telecom systems. This technology allows employees to connect through voice calls using only their internet connection. It offers a wise choice considering…

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Top 5 Mobile Device Attacks You Need to Watch Out For

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Tablets and smartphones offer portability, often making them the preferred device for web searching, communications, and using multiple programs.  With the appropriate service hooked up, they can be used from anywhere. People once used traditional desktop computers.  Now, people are using mobile devices instead, often to the point of not wanting a desktop at all.…

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Signs That Your Computer May Be Infected with Malware

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About 34% of companies who get hit by a breach take a week or longer to regain access to their data and systems. In the business world, time is money, so such a long recovery time is clearly unacceptable.  No accessing data or systems for an entire week? Many businesses will fold completely, angry customers…

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Multi-Factor Authentication: Security or Convenience?

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Theft of login credentials spiked to an all-time high recently.  Credential theft claims responsibility for more data breaches than any other type of attack. Multi-factor authentication (MFA) blocks 99.9% of credential theft attempts, but never gets used as much as it should. Data and business processes frequently use cloud-based storage and apps these days.  User…

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Worst 5 IT Security Mistakes

Cybercrime costs $11 million USD per minute or $190,000 per second globally on average. 60% of small and mid-sized companies who suffer a data breach wind up folding within six months because they can’t afford the recovery cost. These costs include loss of business, downtime/productivity losses, reparation costs for customers that have had data stolen,…

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Safely Recycle A Mobile Number

People change their mobile numbers all the time. When someone moves, they usually want a number that’s local to the new area.  Businesses often recycle their own phone numbers due to employee turnover. If a mobile number doesn’t properly detach from the accounts it previously linked to, all those accounts are open to identity theft,…

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Virtual Private Network Benefits

With online privacy being at the forefront of discussions regarding the Internet nowadays, typical Internet users have likely heard of virtual private networks, or VPNs. Advertisements for popular services such as NordVPN and ExpressVPN can commonly be found littered throughout social media, TV, and popular podcasts. These services promise users improved privacy, protection from malware,…

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Keep Your Work Computer Secure

People today work remotely and in office.  The line between personal and work tasks blurs more by the day. If you’re in front of a computer for most waking hour, then it’s normal to get attached to your regular PC. Given enough time, people usually start performing personal tasks on work computers.  In the beginning,…

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Protect Online Accounts From Breaches

The Dark Web sells stolen login credentials constantly.  There’s even price points for each type of account. For instance, social media account credentials go for between $30 to $80 apiece. Online banking accounts obviously go for a lot more. Cloud service use has led to a huge upswing in breached cloud accounts.  IBM Security’s most…

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Combat Social Phishing With 6 Techniques

Phishing represents the most reliable method of attack over the Internet. Why? Because it relies on human behavior, not coding skill.  These days, we’re usually pretty good at avoiding email phishing. However, this being an arms race, other types of phishing are growing fast. Within the last few years, social media phishing has jumped by…

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