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Data Security and Your Customers’ Information

Data Security
Businesses are on the hook for customer information and data security, and we are not talking about credit cards. In a recent court hearing, the Federal Trade Commission cited a company lacked “even basic precautions to protect the sensitive consumer information maintained on its computer system."   It appears that actual harm from a data Read More

Endpoint Security Lessons from the Old Testament

Endpoint Security
The Network Team now offers Webroot products exclusively for endpoint security protection.  Let me tell a story from the Old testament to explain why. In ancient times, they city of Jericho was a modern Manhattan.  It was the center of trade and commerce and known throughout all the Middle East as a crown jewel of Read More

Network Security Tips for Small Businesses

Network Security Tips
43% of cyber attacks target small businesses.  Cyber criminals know that most small businesses can’t afford or don’t allocate resources for the level of protection of larger enterprises.  For the criminals, it’s easier to infiltrate tens of thousands of small businesses with less security than to try to breach the sophisticated defenses of the large Read More

Cyber Security Predictions for 2017

2016 was the year of extortion, as ransomware was king, and a major challenge to cyber security.  Use of ransomware code jumped 400% between January and September. We are already into February, and trends are already being reported by the big-name vendors, like Trend Micro.  Ransomware is expected to go up by another 25%.  Business Read More