A Look At The 2018 Cybercrime Stats

What Is the Big Picture in Terms of Cybercrime in 2018? The past few years have revealed trends that show us cybercrime won’t just go away. The following stats put the breadth of the threat into perspective: Cybercrime was the 2nd largest crime in terms of the number of incidents reported. Cybercrime accounts for more than half all criminal activity in the U.K. […]

14-yr-old Teen Who Discovered Eavesdropping Bug to Be Paid by Apple

Apple is yet to disclose how much it is going to reward a 14-year-old U.S. teenager for discovering a massive security breach on its FaceTime video call system. It is believed that part of the reward money will be set aside for his high school education fund. On Thursday, Grant Thompson noticed the group FaceTime bug while on a […]

Why Local Companies Need To Hire A Local Cybersecurity Specialist

Cybersecurity threats have shown no signs of slowing down, and small and mid-sized organizations are expected to be more heavily targeted going forward. Although splashy headlines about Fortune 500 companies suffering breaches may lead some business leaders to think that hackers are after big corporations, cybercriminals are just as likely to steal data or infect your system with ransomware. […]

Are You Part Of The 55% That Fails To Offer Security Training To Staff Members?

Making sure the employees that rely on computer systems are trained in cybersecurity is the easiest way to avoid compromising attacks. However, only about 45 percent of business organizations actually make sure their employees are properly trained through mandatory training, and roughly 10 percent make cybersecurity an optional training. This information is alarming for a […]

Microsoft Office 365 Business vs. Microsoft 365

Two subscription-based software programs available from Microsoft are Office 365 and Microsoft 365, both developed for small to medium-sized businesses and even larger companies. There are some similarities and differences between the two to help you decide which one you need for your organization. For even larger organizations there is Microsoft Enterprise that may have […]

How To Create Org-Wide Groups in Microsoft Teams

As technology improves, so does the way professionals use their programming to increase productivity and efficiency. At one time, emails were the preferred communication between colleagues simply because it was the new form of a written message. Over time, people came to see email as being a bit clumsy for informal messaging, as social media […]

The Hidden Costs of Your Next Data Breach

Ask any small or medium-sized business owner and they’ll tell you the same thing: They’re terrified of a data breach. Sure, their fears might not exist on the same plane as, say, a Target or a Wells Fargo, but that doesn’t mean they’re not real and quantifiable. The average numbers are pretty scary, in fact. […]

The 2019 Cyber Security Guide For Financial Professionals

The securities industry has been as vulnerable to cyber attacks in 2018 as any other industry. According to the SEC’s Enforcement Division newly created Cyber Unit (formed in 2017 to enhance the ability of the Commission to identify and investigate all cyber-related threats to firms), 20 actionable cases were brought forward in fiscal year (FY) […]

What Is The Difference Between Help Desk Services & Desktop Computer Support?

In searching for the ideal outsourced IT support company for your business, you may have come across some technical terms and phrases. Many of them are probably phrases you’ve heard before; however, you may not be sure of their precise technical meaning within the IT space. While there are general and universal terms, there may […]

Why Business Must Have A Security Focused IT Consulting Company

When you are choosing the best IT consulting for your business, it is critical that you find a company that is extremely focused on all of the elements of security that can be a threat. Many of the best IT consulting companies go the extra mile for their clients by acting as a Managed Security […]