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Under Siege – The Importance of Cybersecurity for Small Businesses

You know how hard it is running a smaller company. Balancing growth, cash flow, employees, and more is so time consuming that it’s hard to blame small and medium business (SMB) owners for overlooking IT security. However, attacks are on the rise, and small businesses have become the new favorite...
What to know about the wiper malware attacks

Wiped Out: The Crippling Effects of Wiper Malware Attacks

You’re probably familiar with several forms of cyberattacks your business faces every day. Nations-states prefer to steal data, while cybercriminals generally either opt for cryptomining or encrypting your data for a ransomware attack. Unfortunately, while this has been true for years, recent strikes reveal a new appetite for destruction: wiper...
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Cybersecurity News: Here’s Why CafePress Faces a $500K Fine

Let's face it; mistakes happen. But, when those mistakes are compounded by ignorance, laziness, and deceit, the results are even worse. Following a series of cybersecurity failures, this was the harsh lesson learned by one large online retailer. After suffering a data breach, CafePress now faces a $500,000 fine, and...
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Network Segmentation: 3 Key Reasons to Create Smaller Segments

When setting up a network, it's tempting to put all users onto a single network and forget about it. Why? Well, at least initially, it saves time and money. And, as offices grow, desks shift, and employees change roles, that single network makes accommodating those changes easy. Legacy networks tend to...