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SMBs: It is Hackers v. You - Don't Let Them Score


SMBs: It is Hackers v. You - Don't Let Them Score
 
Selling stolen IDs and other personal data is a lucrative trade for hackers. They are always looking for sources where vital information is stored. As a small to ...

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BYOD: Why is This Concept So Attractive to Employees?


BYOD: Why is This Concept So Attractive to Employees?
 
Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD, to work was an idea a few years ago that is becoming a reality very fast. To use your personal smartphone, tablet or laptop ...

Penetration Testing vs Vulnerability Testing Your Business Network

Hearing “all of your confidential information is extremely vulnerable, we know this because...” is bad news, but whatever follows the ellipses determines just how bad. Consider two scenarios.

Data Breaches are a Question of When, Not if


You hear on the news all of the time about big cyber attacks on large corporations, and even government agencies. The trouble with this news coverage is that is suggests a distorted view of where cyber attacks are taking place ...

Don’t assume because you’re in Northern Michigan you’re safe from phishing or scamming

The other day I was discussing the details of a spear phishing attempt made on a local Traverse City business with a small group.

Multi-Factor Authentication – The Fastest Way to Secure Your Business Online

Multi-Factor Authentication, What Is It?

Multi-factor authentication is a digital security feature used on websites and apps that does exactly as it sounds, it brings several factors to the authentication process—bringing more to your digital security than a simple password ...

What is Ransomware and How Can it Affect your Business?


This cyberattack scheme hasn't garnered nearly as much attention as the usual "break-in-and-steal-data-to-sell-on-the-Internet version," but it can be even more debilitating. Ransomware attacks have begun appearing in the last few years and its practitioners are so polished that in ...

Data Security: A People Problem

Phishing Scams – A People Problem

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