Blockchain Offers Enterprise New Opportunities

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Cryptocurrencies may have fixated everyone with their insane valuations that have hogged the limelight over the past few years, but as the hype dies down, the focus has rightfully shifted to blockchain, the technology that underpins those digital currencies. With blockchain, information is...


IoT: How Manufacturers Can Get Started

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Interested in exploring how a manufacturing operation can become IoT-enabled and the potential benefits of this technology? The internet of things (IoT) is revolutionizing the way businesses operate, helping them work smarter and more efficiently. Access to data is the key to garnering insights...

Information Pivacy

California Passes New Information Privacy Law

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California is stepping up it's game in cybersecurity to protect your identity. The CA legislature recently passed the "Information Privacy: Connected Devices" bill that will come into effect on January 1, 2020. The bill will require a manufacturer of a connected device to equip the device with...

Online Reputation

Protecting Your Online Reputation

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In the days of old, maintaining a good reputation boiled down to good service. Do a job well and people will refer their friends and colleagues. Today, not so much.  Social media and the internet have added an extra layer of complexity. Does your brand hold weight in the digital world? Do your...

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Weathering the Aftermath of Hurricane Irma

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Every business wants to be there for their customers. But what happens in the aftermath of a natural disaster? Kelly Roofing in Florida normally fields about 150 calls for estimates per week, but the week after Hurricane Irma, it fielded 26,000. Let me say that again...they fielded 26,000...

Credential Scams Growing

Credential Scams Growing

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Love them or hate them but passwords are a twentieth-century solution to a twenty-first century problem. And Hackers are exploiting our human tendency to pick the easiest passwords that we can remember. Kids, dogs, birthdays...sound familiar? The Apple Credential Scam continues to roll...

Facebook Breach

Do you Facebook?

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With 800 million users worldwide, Facebook has been breached again. On September 16, 2018, Facebook noticed unusual spike of users accessing the social media giant and started an internal investigation. On September 25, 2018, the Facebook engineering team had discovered that hackers had...

Accounting Firms

Accounting Firms are Big Target for Hackers

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Over the past few years cyberattacks have left no industry unscathed. Of the 78,617 business and email account compromise scams, 41,058 occurred in the United States. The costs resulted in companies suffering $2.9 billion in losses from October 2013 to May 2018. Globally, cyber-crime is expected to...


Why Paying Ransomware Makes You a Repeat Customer

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SMB's often assume they're not a likely target of cybercrime. As I've suggested before, this couldn't be further than the truth. Cyber attacks on smaller organizations can be devastating, and recent surveys suggest just how common they can be. According to Hiscox Insurance, at least half of the...

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New Cyber Scam To Obtain Employee Credentials To Conduct Payroll Diversion

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HR watch out! Cybercriminals are utilizing social engineering techniques to obtain employee credentials to conduct payroll diversion The FBI issued a public service announcement last week regarding new criminal campaigns that target the online payroll accounts of employees in a variety of...