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Top Ways to Avoid Phishing Scams (Including Spear Phishing)

Top Ways to Avoid Phishing Scams (Including Spear Phishing) Phishing scams — and, increasingly, spear-phishing scams — are the number one way that cyber hackers gain access to closed computer…

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Arming the Next Generation of Cyber Warriors

There are everyday warriors in businesses across the country, but these individuals may never have worn the uniform of their country. This next generation of cyber warriors is being groomed…

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How Can You Focus Your Company on Reliable Anti-malware Strategies?

Organizations across the country are learning from cyber attacks perpetrated in Atlanta, Newark, and Sarasota. Similarly, large targets such as San Francisco’s transit authority and Cleveland’s airport have also been…

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9 Cybersecurity Terms You Need To Know

Every business should have a comprehensive cybersecurity plan and a competent team that can execute that plan. Otherwise, cybercriminals and malicious actors can and most likely will take advantage of…

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Cyber Security Advice: 6 Crucial Strategies

Cyber security is more important than ever before. The news is full of stories of leaks and breaches large and small. Some of these result from sophisticated, targeted hacks, and…

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Watch Out: File Hijacking and Malware Possible Through Slack Bug

On May 17, 2019, security firm Tenable announced that one of its researchers, David Wells, had discovered a Slack bug affecting Slack’s Windows desktop client. The bug affects version 3.3.7 of the…

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8 Ways Cybercriminals Make Your Firewall And Antivirus Useless

Having the right cybersecurity technology is just a part of doing business in today’s world. In fact, security solutions like firewalls and antivirus software accounted for $23 billion in annual…

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What Is PII Under GDPR?

The security of user data is of high importance, and that importance only grew with the implementation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). These sweeping new regulations went…

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Are You Using Internet Explorer?

Do you still surf the Web with Internet Explorer?  If so, you’re not alone. Even after Microsoft came out with their new Edge browser in 2015, some people are still…

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Ransomware Hits Popular Cable TV Network

For several years now, sporadic attacks that interrupt major networks’ daily programming have been occurring around the world as hackers try to break in and succeed at their digital violence.…

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