Ransomware: Prevention Through Preparation

Companies must remain vigilant in today’s era of data breaches and ransomware attacks. Learn the proper steps to prevent, detect and recover from ransomware, and you can minimize its impact on your business. Use these tips to keep your organization’s information assets safe and stop a ransomware attack before it starts.

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Ransomware Is A Multi-Billion Dollar Industry

Some companies think they are too small to worry about experiencing a ransomware attack. Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) may let their defenses down, thinking cybercriminals have bigger fish to fry. This couldn’t be more wrong!

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When Social Engineering Gets Physical

While phishing and vishing are becoming more publicized, physical social engineering attacks—where the attacker is standing right in front of your employees—are still flying “under the radar.”

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What is Social Engineering?

Ok … so you’ve got all the bells and whistles when it comes to network firewalls and your building’s security has a state-of-the-art access system. You’ve invested in the technology, but what about your employees?

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Cybercrime Cost Americans $4.2 Billion in 2020

The onslaught of COVID-19 in 2020 caused the American public to become increasingly dependent upon technology. Cybercriminals took advantage of this fact, and as a result, instituted a new type of pandemic: a cyber pandemic.

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In Search of the Perfect Password

The world of password security is a tricky one because many of the best practices for password security are not at all practical and therefore rarely used. Considering all the accounts we need to secure with passwords and all of the rules regarding effective password hygiene, it can certainly feel that it’s almost impossible to keep up!

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Size Doesn’t Matter to Hackers

Cybersecurity continues to be a top concern for all businesses no matter the size or market. Many small businesses think they are too small to be on hackers’ radar. That is not the case!

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Security Alert: (Microsoft Exchange) Have You Been Compromised?

Over the past several days, Microsoft released updated scripts to check the security status of Exchange servers. In addition to checking for vulnerabilities associated with the recent 0-day exploits, these scripts scan Exchange log files looking for indicators of compromise (IOCs). If you manage a Microsoft Exchange server and haven’t already tested…. please do ASAP!

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AlphaONE - A New Breed of IT Security Company is Launched

AlphaONE – A New Breed of IT Security Company is Launched

Companies have long trusted in Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to operate a dependable, reliable infrastructure to support critical business demands. For traditional MSPs, IT Security remains a challenge due to the ever-changing landscape, threats, and highly technical skill sets required. Add on the demanding operational grind… and IT Security quickly becomes an after-thought. AlphaONE was created to help traditional MSPs “cover the gap” in their framework. Our plug-in solutions are built upon proven standards & technologies architected with IT Security at the start.

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