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Top 5 Reasons Why Your Business Needs Cyber Security

Oct 19, 2020 11:15:23 AM

A recent report by the Ponemon Institute indicated that 61% of small and medium-sized businesses in the US faced cyberattacks in the last few years. Even so, many small businesses tend to overlook the cybersecurity aspect of their operations. Your organization's digital assets face a constant threat from attackers, thus the need to protect them. Here are the top 5 reasons why IT security is vital to your business.

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How to Protect Your Company Emails and Why It’s So Important

Oct 5, 2020 12:10:55 PM

The need for you to protect your company from cyber-attacks has never been more critical as data breaches are on the rise and have become a very real threat to many businesses. A single careless move can expose your company's information, sensitive negotiations, and reveal your private financial statements which can result in a lot of havoc. 

Developing a cyber-security plan for your email communications and employing the services of a competent cybersecurity provider is hence a must-have investment for your company.

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5 Common Scams That Could Compromise Your Network

Aug 31, 2020 12:20:23 PM

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Criminals like to use businesses' networks to enrich themselves. Ransomware and other scam attacks can make cybercriminals thousands of dollars per month, while costing businesses even more to repair the damage. Other attacks target company data surreptitiously, or use a business's resources to run botnets or mine cryptocurrency, sapping time, money, and energy.  Business owners and employees should be aware of scams that target business networks, and know how to recognize and avoid them.

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IT Security and Cybersecurity: What's the Difference?

Aug 24, 2020 1:14:01 PM

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If your company has never had a designated tech department you might be confused by how other companies lay out their data security plans. Some have separate protocols for IT security and cybersecurity and some have one set of rules called IT/Cybersecurity—or, more confusingly still, use the terms interchangeably. What does each do, and what's the best way forward when you're building up your own data security plan?

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Online Security in a MindSpout Minute

Jul 16, 2019 2:13:00 PM

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As a Managed Service Provider and Cybersecurity Analyst, I understand all too well the balancing act companies go through to protect themselves while trying to understand the best way(s) to do just that. With this in mind, I wanted to give everyone a few ideas of how they can strengthen their current security posture. Bear in mind that these suggestions are not the end all, be all, to bulletproof your organization. Any great cybersecurity posture requires constant assessment and adjusting as the company and threats evolve.

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