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How to Detect and Protect your Business from Phishing

Phishing is the fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies to induce individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords, credit card numbers, and other personal data. Phishing has become a widespread problem across all industries, as it is relatively easy to pull off. They are the most prevalent form of cybercrime, and most are designed to steal money. The average cost of a phishing scam for a large company is $3.7 million. What can be done to protect your business from falling victim to these …

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The 5 Proven Strategies to Strengthen Data Security

Regardless of your company’s size or what you do, you are susceptible to a data breach. Is your data security plan at the level you need it to be? Hackers either work extremely hard to research your company and ways to get your data, or they know nothing about you other than your IP address and potential weakness in your system. What that means is even though you might think you are flying under the radar and no hacker would ever want to get your data, you are just as …

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Small Business Are Targeted Most by Ransomware

With the influx of ransomware in the news and the big businesses that have been attacked by these threats, you might be thinking that will never happen to your small to medium sized business. But guess again. Cyberthieves are increasingly targeting their attacks to smaller organizations. They target the “little guys” for a couple of reasons. SMBs Pay UP Yup, smaller businesses that don’t have any other means to retrieve their data have a higher percentage that pays when the ransom comes due. SMBs sometimes don’t have proper data backups, …