03 Mar 2020

How to Create Policies to Enable a Secure Remote Workforce

We’ve all been told that if you’re sick, you should stay home. With flu season in full swing, you are probably thinking about how to enable your employees to work from home, and more importantly, keep your remote workforce secure. Flu season isn’t the only time a remote workforce might be needed. Natural disasters, office building issues, or other unforeseen events that make it impossible to get...

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02 Feb 2020

PayPal phishing emails

PayPal has been the latest popular company to be targeted by scammers with a series of phishing emails requesting users to provide personal data and even photos of their passports. With a closer look at the phishing emails used to trick PayPal users into giving up their personal information and data, there are a few red flags to be aware of if you receive an email like this. Here’s what we...

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01 Jan 2020
01 Jan 2020

What you need to know about CCPA

After 2 years of discussion, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPAA) has officially taken effect January 1st 2020. CCPA gives California residents the right to learn what data companies collect about them, request for data to be deleted, and for that data not to be sold. Now you’re probably thinking, how does this affect me? Well, take a look below for all the important information you need...

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08 Aug 2019
07 Jul 2019

Scam of the Month: The Latest in Phishing Attacks: Office 365 Admins Targeted

Compromising an employee’s email account can be profitable and even a disruption by inserting malware, but being able to gain access to an email domain’s administrator account is the winning lottery ticket for attackers. With that being said, it is essential to be aware of phishing scams that are not necessarily targeting an organization’s users, but more specifically, their administrators.

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10 Oct 2018

Security Warnings and Vulnerabilities

An Article by, CHIPS Technology Group

Throughout the year, there has been an alarming amount of security vulnerabilities in the most common of applications such as Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and more. Just last week we reviewed Microsoft’s patch released to combat a cyber attack by a group that unleashed a virus that would infect the host and ultimately install malicious programs, view or...

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09 Sep 2017

Are you a Cyber Attack Target?

An Article By: David Tan, Chief Technology Officer

It seems you can’t go a day without hearing news of some huge cyber-attack on a large company or organization.  Everyone from Target to HBO has been the victim of malicious hackers looking to gain profit from some sort of unauthorized access to company data, assets, or resources.  Those are the stories you hear about – what about the ones you...

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08 Aug 2017

Everything we’ve ever told you about passwords? Yeah, we were wrong!

An Article By: David Tan, Chief Technology Officer

Have you ever done anything that you really regretted?  I’m not talking about a little slip up or a minor faux pas.  I’m talking about the kind of mistake that has a long-ranging impact on a huge population of people.  If you have, then you know what it’s like to be Bill Burr, former midlevel manager at the National Institute of Standards and...

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05 May 2017

Protecting Against Ransomware with Azure Backups

An Article By, Stephanie Memos, Marketing Coordinator

With ransomware attacks steadily rising in 2017, we cannot stress the importance of protection against infrastructure attacks. According to CRN’s most recent Quarterly Ransomware report, infrastructure attacks have increased 3500% in 2016 and that percentage is predicted to increase for the 2017 year. It is essential for organizations to have...

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