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Don’t forget about physical security!

The greatest threats to your company and its data come from hackers and cybercriminals.  It’s just as important, however, to ensure the physical security of your devices while working from home. Implement these recommendations: Shut down your device and store it in a secure place before leaving your home for any reason. Lock your computer […]

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Improve your password strategy

When in worldwide crisis like a pandemic or large-scale natural disasters, your passwords could mean the difference between spending your time re-learning how to grow your business and trying to recoup finances and private data that’s been hacked. Steps you can take to protect your passwords: Review your current passwords and inform your team to […]

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Working from home? DON’T DO THIS!

Because your employees may be required to work from home, their mindset may be, “I may as well use my home computer.”  This is a dangerous mistake. Home computers and personal mobile devices could be littered with tons of downloaded music, videos, images, and more.  Because it’s more exposed, it can invite malware into your […]

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How to Spot a Phishing Email

It’s the perfect time for hackers to send e-mails with dangerous malware and viruses.  Right now, your inbox is probably filled with “COVID-19” subject lines and coronavirus-focused e-mails. Hackers are even using fake CDC-gov e-mail addresses that are not legitimate and spamming inboxes. How can you tell a phishing e-mail from a legitimate one?  Here’s […]

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UPDATE: Security Alert: Beware Microsoft Word Attachment Zero-Day Exploit

We have received an update regarding a recent article posted to our site: (Link to previous article: Microsoft has released updates to patch the zero-day vulnerability of their Windows operating systems that had been reported on over the last week (KB4015546, KB4015547, KB4015549, KB4015550). Check out this link from Microsoft, which contains more information on the […]

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