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Q: How does your firewall protect you from ransomware?

A: It doesn’t.There are critical tools every organization needs in place to protect against cyber threats. Firewalls, anti-virus software, managed DNS, and encryption are a few you may already be[...]

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Have you received a ransom email?

Have you received an email from a hacker trying to blackmail you in exchange for ransom? And did it include a real password you've used in the past (or still use)? You're not alone, and the only[...]

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Don't let an end user ruin your day

You’ve set up your organization’s cybersecurity—considering firewall, anti-virus, DNS and web filtering, your wireless network… and on and on. You’ve made all the difficult IT security decisions to[...]

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Pssst: Our Password Protocol Advice

Let’s start by clearing the air: It’s normal to have a love-hate relationship with passwords. It’s hard not to love the very things that keep your information safe, ensure private conversations are[...]

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Wi-Fi Network Security: Take Another Look

We’re all accustomed to hopping on wireless networks whenever we can—saving data use on our mobile devices. And we appreciate when the office or coffee shop or school makes it easy for us to connect[...]

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Patching the Spectre & Meltdown security vulnerabilities

You may have heard about the Spectre and Meltdown security vulnerabilities recently. While there's no evidence of anyone exploiting the security flaw, we want to make sure our clients are aware of[...]

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A compilation of cybersecurity predictions for 2018

Forbes just released a compilation of 60 cybersecurity predictions for 2018. While no one can predict the future, we’re sure that cybersecurity is going to stay in the headlines and at the top of our[...]

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Cyberattacks target schools, too.

NBC News recently shared this report about schools in Columbia Falls, Montana that were targets of a cyberattack. Hackers accessed students personal data—social security numbers, phone numbers—and[...]

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“Krack” Wi-Fi security vulnerability and what it means for you

This week we found out about a Wi-Fi security vulnerability that affects all modern protected Wi-Fi networks. Read this article for a great (and not-too-technical) overview of the vulnerability.

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Hey, I found a USB stick.

A good reminder below from our partner, KnowBe4, on USB sticks (aka thumb drives). We've stopped giving out branded USB sticks at events to make sure we don't encourage folks to plug in an[...]

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