Tag: Best Practices

3 Classic Mistakes New Small Business Owners Make (and How to Prevent Them)

With a small budget in hand and a big dream in your heart, your trek on the small business highway begins. If you’re like most new business owners, you’ll learn as you go and make plenty of mistakes. It’s to be expected. While many of your foibles will be par for the course and can …

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What makes a really good phishing email? And how to avoid being targeted

We have all received those blatant phishing emails that are so badly constructed they can’t be real. But, these emails are getting more devious… as one of our customers recently found out. Our customer was targeted by a prevalent Office 365 phishing email. An employee from their company had been conversing back and forth with an …

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Why it Pays to Understand Cybersecurity

What are the different types of malware and how can I protect my small business? Increasingly, malware is a threat, and small businesses have to take into consideration their cybersecurity like never before. We are all dependent on our phones and computer to access critical life details. There are two ways to combat malware. The …

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Ransomware & How to Take Preventative Measures for Your Business

Ransomware attacks have occurred nearly 4,000 times each day since January 2016. What exactly is Ransomware? This word is often thrown around, especially more recently with the WannaCry Ransomware that spread to over 150 countries and 10,000 organizations this past May, infamously debilitating parts of the United Kingdom’s National Health Service. First introduced in 2005, …

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Best Practices to Keep You Small Business Safe from cyberattacks

Cyberattacks are everywhere and on the rise. It seems as though every other day, the news reports on another Ransomware attack that has ruined or infiltrated somebody’s files. 43% of cyberattacks are target small businesses. Despite their abundance and advancing evolution — there are precautions you can take so that your small business does not …

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