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Big Business or Small, Data Breaches Don’t Discriminate

Big Business or Small, Data Breaches Don’t Discriminate

You guessed it, businesses are still suffering from data breaches, years after major incidents at Home Depot and Target raised awareness to stratospheric heights. Recent examples include a massive payment card breach at Chipotle Mexican Grill and a hack affecting the popular OneLogin password manager. Kmart was also hacked, again. Admittedly,

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85% of Cyber Attacks Are Directed at Startups: 8 Tips That Can Save Your Company

85% of Cyber Attacks Are Directed at Startups: 8 Tips That Can Save Your Company

If you are a startup owner, your priority is probably the growth of your company. You are dealing with long working hours, payroll and many hassles that are a part of building your own business. Most likely, cyber security is not on top of your mind­ unless

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Beware: Nyetya is worse than WannaCry

The cyber community hasn’t fully recovered from the WannaCry ransomware attacks, which struck businesses and organizations in May. Now, a Petya ransomware variant named Nyetya is poised to join its ranks as one of the worst cyber attacks in history. Like WannaCry, its attackers exploited unpatched Microsoft

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Fileless malware: who are the targets?

Fileless malware: who are the targets?

Business owners have spent the last couple months fearful of cyber attacks from the “fileless malware” plastered across headlines. The reality of this new threat doesn’t actually call for panic…yet. Getting acquainted with this new malware today could save you from a headache in the future. What

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10 Ways Hackers Can Hack Your Facebook Account [Infographic]

Without a doubt, Facebook is a monster when it comes to active audience, with more than 1.71 billion people logging onto The Social Network every month, making it easily the most widely used social networking site in the world. But along with that success and popularity comes the inevitable attention from hackers.

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What Hackers Do With the Data They Steal

What Hackers Do With the Data They Steal

Hacker activity is becoming more prevalent in the news from year to year. From the infamous leak of celebrity nudes to the infiltration of Dropbox, it seems that hackers are after more than just credit card details. The cyber black market has evolved into a veritable “hacker’s

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9 cybersecurity terms everyone must know

9 cybersecurity terms everyone must know

Everyone, from doctors to lawyers, needs to continue learning to stay ahead of the times. Business owners might have it worst of all, oftentimes needing to stay on top of several industries to keep their company running. Keep reading for a refresher on all the latest trends

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What to do immediately following a data breach

What to do immediately following a data breach

In the last few years, we’ve seen how devastating data breaches are for companies worldwide. What’s problematic about these is that they’re so common, many others go unreported. If we found it initially shocking back in 2013 and 2014 that places like Target and Sony Pictures could

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New Office 365 feature for more secure email

New Office 365 feature for more secure email

Most of us like to think we’d never click on a suspicious link in an email. But the fact of the matter is this is one of the most common ways a business is hacked. We’re all human of course, and we make mistakes. Yet now Microsoft

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5 Tips to Beef Up Your Email Security

5 Tips to Beef Up Your Email Security

You’ve implemented the strongest firewalls. Your passwords are 100 character strings that must contain Capitals, lowercases, and special characters in non-repeating patterns. You skipped over two-factor and went straight to five-factor authentication. Everything is retina scanned. Your encryption is encrypted. And one email from a prince needing

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