Online Business

It Takes Hackers About an Hour to Hit a New Online Business

2/28/18

How fast do Hackers start Attacking a New Business? According to new research, cyber-criminals start attacking newly set up online servers about an hour after they are turned on. Recently, the BBC asked a security company to run an experiment to judge the scale and breadth of cyber-attacks...

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Data Breach

Identity Theft at All Time High

2/27/18

More Social Security Numbers Stolen than Credit Cards According to 2018 Identity Fraud Study from Javelin Strategy & Research, identity fraud has now reached “the level of an epidemic.” This last year had the most theft ever with a plethora of victims and enormous sums of money stolen. ...

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SamSam Virus Shuts Down 2000 Computers at Colorado Department of Transportation

2/22/18

SamSam Virus: Colorado Department of Transportation employees were booted off their computers and forced to use old school methods of communication(AKA pen and paper) on Wednesday after a destructive ransomware virus encrypted their files and requested bitcoin for their return. Security officials...

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Wireless Security

It’s Time to Take Wireless Security Seriously

2/21/18

When round after round of cyber attacks hit last year, such as WannaCry and Not Petya ransomwares, businesses dropped billions of dollars in high-profile breaches. On top of that, over half of the U.S. population’s Social Security information was compromised in the Equifax breach. It was a...

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datto Blue Partner

EnhancedTECH Achieves datto Blue Partner Status

2/20/18

It takes dedicated effort and teamwork to achieve datto's Blue Partner Status.  Only a few of datto’s partners worldwide have earned the company’s highest standing of Blue, but thanks to EnhancedTECH's business continuity expertise, we have reached datto’s elite partner...

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How to Pitch Tech Solutions to Upper Management

2/16/18

Explain the financial benefits One of the challenges of IT is that, if you do your job well, no one will ever know you’ve done anything at all. Take the issue of data loss and downtime, which 64 percent of IT workers at small to medium businesses (SMBs) say is 'a life-or-death situation' that...

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User Security Tips

User Security Tips for 2018

2/15/18

Simple user security strategies for 2018 With the increase in file sharing and user access to work files from home and on the road, staying on top of security has never been more important. Add to that the growth of networks and the sheer number of users accessing a shared database, and the odds...

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Chrome Will Soon Red Flag Unsafe Websites

2/08/18

Google has always been way ahead of the game when it comes to browsing securely. For the last eight years Gmail service has run over an encrypted connection by default and moved to the standard four years ago. In their final move to block roaming eavesdroppers, this summer the Chrome browser...

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Wi-Fi Attack

Starbucks hit by Public Wi-Fi Attack

2/07/18

Starbucks is always an easy place to go when working on the road--reliable and strong coffee, easy Wi-Fi access and tables to spread stuff out on. But I do occasionally worry about using their public Wi-Fi and often look around suspiciously at other customers wondering if one of them is trying to...

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Microsoft

Microsoft Urges Companies to Send Simulated Phishing Emails to Employees for Security Training

2/06/18

Microsoft is now taking on the security awareness training market. After a wave of global security breaches initiated, Microsoft is recognizing that organizations need to send simulated phishing attacks to their employees with the announcement of a new feature called Attack Simulator. Part of...

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