BYOD Risks: How to overcome the risks of employee-owned devices

BYOD Risks: How to overcome the risks of employee-owned devices

Bring your own device (BYOD) is the practice of allowing employees to use their own technology for company-sanctioned work. BYOD seeped into office culture as mobile phones became more common. Over time, employees started connecting their work email and taking work calls on their mobile devices. Companies struggled to figure out who needed company-issued devices…

Malicious email: How to identify phishing scams, spam and malware

Malicious email: How to identify phishing scams, spam and malware

How much of your email is real business email? If you’re like most business professionals, you spend a lot of time keeping unwanted emails out of your inbox, while trying not to miss any messages from clients, colleagues and prospects. You may use various tools like: Captcha features on website contact forms Sanebox, Unroll.me and…

How to Recover from a Data Security Breach, Data Loss or Malware Attacks

How to Recover from a Data Security Breach, Data Loss or Malware Attacks

You KNOW you could have / should have done more to protect your business data… but now it’s too late and your computers have been compromised. What should you do in the event of a data security breach? 1. CALL IT DATA SECURITY PROFESSIONALS ASAP! Just like a fire or medical emergency, time is of…

Business Firewalls: How to Protect Your Computer Network

Business Firewalls: How to Protect Your Computer Network

With all the news about data security breaches and malware attacks, businesses are finally starting to take network security more seriously… as they should! Downtime and data loss can have a devastating impact on a business. Small businesses are not immune from criminals with malicious intent. In fact, 43% of cyberattacks target small businesses because…

Two-Factor Authentication:  Why Good Passwords Aren’t Good Enough

Two-Factor Authentication: Why Good Passwords Aren’t Good Enough

What is Two-Factor Authentication?  The most common form of multi-factor authentication is two-factor authentication (2FA). As its name suggests, two-factor authentication combines two different methods to confirm a user’s identity. In order of security levels, 2FA will ask users for validation by asking for proof of: Something they know – a PIN, address or answers…