Businesses Beware OF Fake Meeting Requests

Hi, Important that we meet discuss speerfishing attacks over business comunicatons. We need to make plan about this IMMEDIATELY. Please click on the link [uurl.callender.com] to make an appointment with IT for quick tutorial. Regards, IT There are several things wrong with this email, and hopefully, you noticed them. All are red flags you can […]

Small Business Can’t Sacrifice Cybersecurity

For small businesses, it can be tempting to postpone cybersecurity efforts. There are many common excuses: “There’s so much to do,” “There’s not enough budget,” “Our business is too small to target,” etc. But right now, cybersecurity is a must-have for every business. Think of it like business insurance. You don’t intend to get sued […]

Think Before Sharing That Link

Learning to share is an important early-life skill. Now, you’ve mastered it, and you’re out in the workforce. Happily, digital technology makes it much easier to share business files, but that doesn’t mean you want to do so willy-nilly. Consider these best practices for sharing with both internal and external users. Cloud sharing makes it […]

SMBs Can Become a Weapon in Cyberwarfare

Headlines today highlight Ukrainian tragedy or North Korea testing missiles. It can seem far away from your business, yet battles are being fought online, too. Your small business’s IT systems could be weaponized for cyberwarfare. That statement may surprise you. You’ve heard of cyber targets such as: critical national infrastructure; election and voting organizations; military […]

The Business Risk of Abandoned Domain Names

When setting up your small business website, you want a memorable name and sleek Web design. You know your website is an important online calling card. Then, when you grow or your business evolves, you might rebrand and add a site. But wait, don’t abandon the old one. When you set up your Web presence, […]

Ransomware a Risk for You, Too

Ransomware headlines focus on interrupted hospital services or downtime at several major brands. But ransomware can just as easily infect your home computer. When you’re a victim of ransomware, you aren’t able to do anything on your computer. Cybercriminals encrypt your files and demand you pay a ransom to unlock your device. They’ll ask for […]

How to Prevent Password Spraying Attacks

Bad cyber actors are what the kids these days would call “try hards.” They do everything they can think of to get into your accounts. One tactic is password spraying. In case you don’t know about it, this article gives the basics and shares strategies to prevent this type of attack. You’re probably familiar with […]

Don’t Play Games with Privacy: What Is DuckDuckGo?

You may remember playing Duck, Duck, Goose on the playground when you were young. But have you heard of DuckDuckGo? Many haven’t. So, we thought we’d share an introduction to this privacy-focused search engine. DuckDuckGo promises to let you “search the Web without being tracked.” The search engine site touts a simple privacy policy: “We […]

3 Reasons to Avoid Signing in With Facebook or Google Accounts

Nine out of ten times today when you visit a website you’re asked to sign in. To add convenience, many sites offer the ability to sign in using a Facebook or Google account. Sure, it’s simpler, but this article will share three key reasons why you might want to avoid this easy route. It’s estimated […]

How to Spot Email Spoofing

The number of emails we get daily can be overwhelming. We could be excused for not looking at them all closely – well, almost. Except that not taking care to review emails for signs of spoofing could be a real risk to your business. Learn about email spoofing and how to avoid it in this […]