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Skyrocketing Ransomware During COVID-19 Pandemic

According to some statistics over 50% of business experienced some form of a ransomware attack in 2020. With extortions payments doubling as well. Attacks on our home and personal accounts are also growing.

A ransomware attacks have cost businesses billions of dollars.  Knowing how to protect yourself is essential for staying in business.

Most ransomware starts with phishing email messages to your employees. Keeping your staff trained in cybersecurity is the best defense. In this article, we are going to show you the threats of the future that you and your employees need to know about.

How Ransomware Has Grown Over Time

There are several kinds of malware out there, all of which can ruin your information systems. Worms can open new routes of access for hackers, and trojans can sneak their ways onto your computers and steal your information. Yet, there is one kind of malware that can destroy more than your digital networks. They can take… Read more »

Locking Your Cyber Doors with Password Security

Think about your home security and how you lock your house at night. Many homeowners use three layers of security including a standard lock plus a deadbolt and alarm system to feel safe at night.

What about securing your online accounts? Do you have strong security or are you leaving the doors wide open with weak passwords and security settings? Are you using two-factor authentication whenever possible? Are your “cyber doors” locked or wide open?