7 Email Best Practices to Keep Employees Safe from Phishing

By James Mathis on Sep 12, 2017 11:15:00 AM

Phishing scams continue to be a growing threat to enterprise security because hackers target the weakest link in any organization—its employees. More than 90 percent of breaches can be attributed to phishing attacks.

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5 Best-Kept Secrets of Managed Security Services

By James Mathis on Sep 5, 2017 3:31:00 PM

A well-kept business secret is a competitive advantage just waiting to be shared. Here’s one you might have missed; managed security service providers (MSSPs) can help you achieve cybersecuritycompliance with less risk, cost and IT impact. Here are the five secrets behind the growing appeal of MSSPs:

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5 Data Backup Tips To Protect Your SMB from Failure

By Al Roesner on Aug 22, 2017 9:15:00 AM

For most small business owners, their enterprise is everything.

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Cybersecurity & Business: Insight for the C-Suite

By Ariel Johnson on Aug 17, 2017 11:15:09 AM

Our IT Security Engineer, James Mathis, sat down with the Cybersecurity Journal to talk lessons for the C-Suite on how Cybersecurity and hacking effect your business in 2017.

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Is UTM Technology Worth the Spend for Your SMB?

By James Mathis on Aug 8, 2017 10:00:00 AM

If you’re running a small to mid-sized business (SMB), you may have been too busy to keep up with all that’s going on in cyberspace, so let’s catch you up: Bad guys wreaking havoc on your network is a real risk.

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To Beat a Hacker, Think Like One: Using the Cyber Kill Chain to Fight Cyberattacks

By James Mathis on Jun 22, 2017 2:41:53 PM

As hackers become more inventive and sophisticated, organizations must up the ante with better cybersecurity. Unfortunately, most cybersecurity still focuses on preventing cyberattacks. 

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Nine Indicators of Compromise a Cyber Threat Assessment Will Help You Uncover

By James Mathis on Jun 13, 2017 11:09:18 AM

Your network has probably been breached. You just don’t know it yet. That is the nature of cyber attacks, many of which lie dormant and undiscovered for far too long. In 2016, Verizon published in its Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) that a whopping 83% of compromises took weeks or longer to discover.

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5 Cybersecurity Lessons Learned from WannaCry

By James Mathis on Jun 12, 2017 2:31:13 PM

The hype over the WannaCry ransomware attacks in mid-May that ultimately disrupted 300,000 systems in over 150 countries has died down. Nonetheless, it is thought to be the largest ransomware attack recorded to date; taking the British National Health Service as one of its first and most severely assaulted victims.

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Rise of the Cloud-First Enterprise

By James Mathis on May 23, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Businesses are moving to the cloud in droves, but few are monitoring and protecting data in the cloud with the same vigilance they apply to their physical network environments. To keep mission-critical data and applications safe, businesses must avoid four big risks as they make the move.

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3 Signs You're Ripe for a Ransomware Attack

By James Mathis on May 18, 2017 9:00:00 AM

2016 saw a surge in ransomware attacks. There were four times as many total attacks as in 2015. In 2017, the problem will get worse with experts estimating there will be a 25% increase in new ransomware families, providing more opportunities for hackers.

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