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ACS Blog Archives for May 2017
Cyber Criminals Attack Tax Records
May 2, 2017

Spring is in the air. For many of us that means more daylight hours to enjoy the outdoors; warmer temperatures, so we can open windows and air out the house; and trout season is just about to begin. For some of us though, this time of the year brings a lot of dread as the deadline for filing our taxes looms ever closer.

Phishing isn’t about Trout Season Opening Day
May 9, 2017

A new Pew Research Center survey titled "What the Public Knows About Cybersecurity” revealed some startling statistics about how little most Americans know about cybersecurity. While most Americans understand the need for strong passwords and know public Wi-Fi hotspots are not very secure, a surprisingly low number of respondents to this survey were able to explain what phishing is or how to determine whether the website they are about to put the credit card info into is secure.

So, you’re thinking of managing your own network security.
May 16, 2017

Many business owners wear more hats than can usually be considered safe. They are often managers, supervisors, trainers, accountants, bookkeepers, maintenance, drivers, and all too often IT support. There’s an old adage that goes: “he who is a Jack of all trades is a master of none” and that holds especially true in the IT support and security world.

Small Business Software Tips
May 19, 2017

Learn about the software ACS uses to run its business!

How Real is a Ransomware Attack Threat?
May 22, 2017

“Have you heard about the lonesome loser? He’s a loser but he still keeps on trying!” The Little River Band made these lyrics famous in 1979. But as great a song as that was, today I want to talk about data loss and how we keep trying and keep losing the battle.

13 Stats that should concern you about Cyber Security awareness.
May 29, 2017

The Pew Research Center, located in Washington D.C., is an organization that studies many issues facing Americans to provide information that informs us on topics such as politics, policy, Internet, science, technology, religion, and more. Recently they released a report titled: “What the public knows about cyber security.”