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Is Your Ransomware Recovery Plan Solid? 5 Ways to Know

With the average data breach costing nearly $4 million, most businesses can't afford to deal with a ransomware attack. Instead of rushing to stop the loss when you get hit with ransomware, you need a ransomware recovery plan to help complement your preparation. While you don't want to become a victim, if you are, it doesn't have to be as dire as it is for some companies. Here are 5 things to ask yourself to know if you're prepared to get hit with ransomware.
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5 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Ransomware Attacks

Worried about data security? If you're not, you probably should be. The number of ransomware attacks last year rose by over 90% with no sign of slowing down. If you're a business owner reliant on technology, you're putting your whole business at risk if you aren't putting up the best protection against ransomware that you can. But if you're unsure just how to respond, then these 5 ways to protect both you and your business from malicious intrusion should help.
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The Most Dangerous Ransomware Viruses

Ransomware poses a major threat to many online businesses. If a company becomes infected, they will lose time and productivity. As well as a lot of money. A ransomware attack holds your computer hostage: the attackers will only give you the key to unlocking it if you give them what they want. It's extortion on a cyber level, and it's a nightmare to fight. The best ways to avoid falling victim to a ransomware attack is to make sure that your security is up to par and to learn about the most dangerous ransomware viruses out there. Here are a few that you should always be aware of.
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What Is Endpoint Encryption and How Does It Work?

A recent survey carried out in January 2018, revealed that 63 percent of businesses worldwide adopt the use of endpoint encryption in their networks. According to this same report, the endpoint encryption remains a powerful tool. It helps to protect an enterprise's database. Do you know that one single employee's mistake can impact the security of your company's entire network? Big businesses and small ones worldwide are susceptible to cyber threats. This can be in form of a network breach or stolen or lost computers.
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Big Data Trends in 2018 to Watch For

The amount of data stored on the Internet-connected servers around the world is nearly incalculable. The big four data tech companies' servers - Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and Facebook - hold more than 1.2 million terabytes of information alone. We're only now on the cusp of creating the computational power necessary to analyze this data, and put it to good use. When it comes to healthcare, having more data and more ways to access it and analyze it can lead to better patient care.
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Why Your Company Needs Secure Online Fax

When was the last time you used a fax machine? Maybe you just faxed something this morning, or maybe, you haven't used on in years. If you're on the latter end of the scale, you've got some waking up to do. As great as digital advancements like emails and other communication systems are, nothing matches up to secure online fax. Here's a closer look at why faxing is still necessary in the digital age of today, and the benefits it can offer your business.
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What to Look for in Secure Email Providers

In the new age of technology, it is more important than ever for businesses to ensure their online data is protected. Being hacked can be detrimental to a company, leading to the compromise of both their employees and their clients. Security breaches will end up costing your business a ton of money in collateral damage and legal fees. You need to do whatever you can to take proper precautions in protecting your business.
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Vulnerability Assessment vs Penetration Testing: What You Need to Know

Wondering if your company needs a vulnerability assessment to find problematic security flaws? Considering half of U.S. businesses reported hacking... this isn't a question of "if" you should, but "how soon". In this article, you'll learn the difference between penetration and vulnerability testing. And, why this service is a great investment for your privacy concerns.
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What is Penetration Testing? The Ultimate Guide

According to a technology survey, almost 50% of small businesses reported having suffered a cyber-attack. If you don't know what a cyber-attack is then your business could be at serious risk. Even if you do know, are you protecting yourself correctly? Penetration testing is one of the best ways to make sure your cyber-security is up-to-date and your business' information remains private.
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What Your IT Consultant Wants You to Know

Are you tired of losing valuable working time to IT problems? Do you feel like your current software or security plan just isn't as effective as you'd like it to be? The truth is that, sometimes, the fault lies with you. But what are you doing wrong? In this post, we'll tell you five of the most important IT tips and tricks that your technical consultant wishes you knew. Then, we'll tell you where you can find the top IT professionals to help you to make them a part of your overall communications and security strategy.