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Technology moves quickly, our monthly newsletter explores some of these relevant changes in more detail, if you have any questions about a specific topic give us a call at 775.329.2400 or email and we can discuss it.
14-yr-old Teen Who Discovered Eavesdropping Bug to Be Paid by Apple
Apple is yet to disclose how much it is going to reward a 14-year-old U.S. teenager for discovering a massive security breach on its FaceTime video call system. It is believed that part of the reward money will be set aside for his high school education fund.
10 Important Tips For Meeting Accessibility Standards With Email
No matter the line of business you’re in, outsourcing your IT services to a managed service provider (MSP) provides a world of benefits. Both your internal systems and your online presence will be optimized and streamlined, tech problems will be taken care of right away, and you’ll have more time to focus on what matters.
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month & LinkedIn Tips
Online security is something that should get everyone’s attention. Threats exist all around us: ransomware, viruses, spyware, social engineering attacks and more. There’s so much you need to know to keep your personal and business information safe.
The Latest Expansions To Microsoft Office 365 Will WOW You!
The professional landscape today appears quite different from photos of workspaces and desktops 30 years ago. For one, shoulder pads are no longer as common! At one point, smoking and the occasional cocktail were quite acceptable in the workplace. Naps, too! But seriously, aside from the differences in the grainy photos – and the interesting hairstyles and wardrobe choices – you’ll notice major differences in staff count, communication style, office environment, and most importantly, technology.
5 Ways to Prepare for, Respond to and Recover From a Cyber Attack
When we asked businesses about cybersecurity threats, breach points, policies, company readiness, and recovery, we were surprised at the responses that we received. The most frightening response of all was the following: “We have no formal process for assessing readiness to deal with a Cyber Attack of any sort.”
What Are The Top Cyber Security Predictions For 2019?
Several events in 2018 brought cybersecurity to the forefront of public consciousness, as major sectors– from financial institutions to Facebook– were affected by cybercrime. According to Forbes, 34 percent of US consumers had their personal information compromised in 2018.
Don’t Let a Disaster Destroy Your Holidays
The festive season is fast approaching, and it is a well-deserved opportunity to celebrate with friends and family. However, the joy of the holidays can quickly turn tragic if you are not careful. Emergency rooms visits and the number of calls to first responders see a sharp increase during the final few weeks of the year.
What Can Companies Do to Prevent Privacy Violations?
Whether it’s physical, virtual, or in the cloud, discovering and blocking sophisticated threats in the network is at the forefront of every company’s mind. However, businesses are finding that more and more data violations are taking place when network security centers on the edge of the network are not giving equal protection to the network itself.
Are We Learning Anything From All These Cyberattacks?
Cyberattacks are common ground these days. There was the Chase Bank breach of 2014, which exposed the financial information of 76 million Chase customers. This attack was set to target 10 major financial institutions in total, but only one other company reported that data had been stolen. This company was Fidelity Investments. Though the attack caused serious repercussions for Chase Bank, the damage could have been much worse. Four hackers (two from Israel) were eventually arrested.
How to Secure Your Passwords in the New Year
With the approaching new year, it might be time to start thinking about ways that you can improve your life. Have you considered bettering your digital life as well? Why not take steps to make it more secure? One of the easiest ways to do this is by using strong and complex passwords and change them often.