This Week in Breach: Quora

Quora: A popular question and answer site that boasts 300 million monthly active users. Risk to Small Business: Severe:People are not soon to forget that the question and answer site was unable to keep their data safe. This could cause a migration from any site to another similar one, something that is common among social media sitesRead More

Scam of the Week: Extortion is Back Again!

Extortion scams are back and they are getting more and more dangerous. This time, the bad guys are sending out emails, claiming they have a video of you watching an inappropriate website and then prompting you to download that video and see it for yourself. But if you do, your computer gets infected with ransomware!Read More

Technology Assessments: What they are and why every business needs them

Technoology Assessments

Information technology, or IT as it is known in most modern business settings, can be a challenge for small to medium business owners. Whether your business may have its own IT expert in-house or be too small to employ its own, your organization uses IT every day. Government regulations change regularly and growth means ITRead More

This Week in Breach: Marriott

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Marriott: The largest hotel chain in the world, “30 hotel brands now fall under the Marriott umbrella to create the largest hotel chain in the world with more than 5,800 properties and 1.1 million rooms in more than 110 countries. That’s more than 1 out of every 15 hotel rooms around the globe.” Risk to SmallRead More

Scam of the Week: Think Before You Shop!

The bad guys are taking advantage of mobile shoppers this holiday season! By using mobile apps, they can trick you into giving your personal information or installing malware onto your smartphone. This can give them access to your credit card information or lock your smartphone with ransomware, forcing you to pay a fee to unlockRead More

Is your data safe?

The basics of data protection from monitoring to backup and recovery You’re at work getting things done when it happens. Your computer crashes and everything you were working on is gone. How long does it take to recover that data before you can get back to work? Or can it even be recovered at all?Read More