Tag: Cybersecurity

Are You Making This Cybersecurity Mistake?

Whether you are starting a business, or have been running one for a while, something that should be on your radar is Cyber Security Insurance. It might not be on your radar, but here’s why it’s essential. It costs an estimated $86.5K for a small or medium business to recover from a single security incident, …

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How to Find the Right Insurance for Your Small Business

If you’re starting a business, you probably have a plan and a to-do list. One thing that needs to be on it is small business insurance. While all business owners know they need protection, the potential time and money drain can be offputting. Next Insurance surveyed 30,000 small business owners and found that 44% did …

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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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Data Security for Your Small Business: Carbonite vs. Webroot

Your small business is the prime target for half of cyber attacks! It is imperative that every small business has software to protect the security of their computers and data. Why? Because even if you’re not Equifax, your business still stores vital client records and financial information that could be valuable to hackers. What can …

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10 Things Your Small Business Data Breach Response Plan Must Have

The 2016 State of SMB Cybersecurity Report from cybersecurity software company Keeper found hackers have breached half of the 28 million small businesses in the U.S. With small businesses becoming increasingly under cyber-security and data breach threats, it’s vital they have a comprehensive and solid data breach response plan in place. What You Need in …

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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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Why You Still Need to Secure Your Computer

When you think of the applications you need to run a business, does advanced threat protection cross your mind? If not, it probably should. Long gone are the days when the most common cyber threat was a computer virus. In today’s digital world, every computer is vulnerable to an innumerable amount of threats; to name …

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