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Understand these 4 types of hackers

Understand these 4 types of hackers

Why do hackers attack? Is it for money, notoriety, or political reasons? Many business owners never ask these questions, and instead only think about the means of how a cyber attack takes place. But knowing the motive behind a hacker’s attack can help you understand whether or not you’re a target and what data you need to protect.

Is Your Business Vulnerable To Ransomware Hackers?

Hacking for ransom is on the rise — on pace to beat out last year’s figures — and hits people where it hurts, locking them out of files, photos and critical records until they pay hackers a bounty to restore their access. Hackers bait users to click on infected email links or open infected attachments, or they take advantage of outdated and vulnerable systems.

Which Flavor Of The Cloud Is Right For You?

Which Flavor Of The Cloud Is Right For You?

Secure data backup, greater reliability, better resource and growth management options, and improved collaboration are just a few of the reasons to take full advantage of cloud computing today.

Yet understanding the choices you have can help you avoid some VERY costly mistakes you could wind up seriously regretting later.

Creating a High Reliability Organization for Your Business

Experts agree: technology alone will not protect your company from cyber threats. In the majority of breaches, human error plays a factor, regardless of how sophisticated the technology may be. However, when paired with up-to-date tools, a company that respects and follows safe cyber practices can drastically improve its security.

Relying On A Good Luck Charm?

Relying On A Good Luck Charm?

Carrying a four-leaf clover might work for leprechauns. But when it comes to Internet abuse by employees, you’re gonna need more than sheer luck…

Did you know that…

 70% of all web traffic to Internet pornography sites occurs during the work hours of 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
 Non-work-related Internet surfing results in up to a 40% loss in productivity each year at American businesses.

Ransomware alert for healthcare practices

Ransomware alert for healthcare practices

Ransomware is becoming a growing problem for the healthcare industry. And with around a dozen attacks on hospitals being reported since the beginning of the year, you may be wondering just how severe the problem is. Should you be alarmed? How can you protect your practice? Here’s an inside look at how the ransomware epidemic is affecting the US and Canadian healthcare systems.