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Zoom software poses security risks

This Common Business Software Poses Security Risks

In a typical office environment, you expect to use common business software like Microsoft Teams or Zoom on an everyday basis. What you don’t expect is for these common programs to become vectors for malware. Unfortunately, creative attackers have found ways to hijack the very tools you rely on to...
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...
cyber security predictions for 2021

Cyber Security Predictions For 2021

Between COVID-19 and economic slowdowns, we can’t wait for 2020 to end so we can start the new year fresh. Unfortunately, cybercriminals who thrived upon phishing and ransomware attacks will be working hard to continue their success into 2021. To keep us ahead of the attackers, many experts have predicted...
Explaining ransomware without all the jargon - company meeting

Explaining Ransomware Without All The Jargon

As an IT and cybersecurity vendor, we often use jargon and acronyms to discuss technology.  While we use these words to be precise, it doesn’t help explain the concepts to a non-technical audience.  CEOs, and other executives, often must use every-day English to explain technology to non-technical board-of-director members. To...
Internet of Things Devices

Exploring the Internet of Things

Lately, when Internet of Things (IoT) security shows up in the news, warnings about overly connected Christmas toys or the hacking of an unfortunate consumer’s NEST home system make the headlines. These stories are based on the consumer level. However, the IoT can be just as prevalent, and much more...