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Coronavirus Phishing Scams: How to Protect Your Business

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As the world reels from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, hackers and scammers are thriving on fears surrounding the virus, creating a new threat for businesses and individuals. Scams and email phishing schemes surrounding the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic have…

What Windows 7 End of Life (January 2020) Means for Your Business

Windows 7 End of Life
If you're still using Windows 7, your PC just became a target. Windows 7 extended support ends as of January 14, 2020, which means that Microsoft will no longer provide technical support, software updates, or security patches.

The Rising Cost Of Cybercrime [Infographic]: 2019 Update

The rising cost of cyber crime
Cybercrime is one of the fastest growing “industries” today, resulting in staggering costs to businesses worldwide. Find out just how much it's costing businesses in our updated infographic.

From The Headlines: Cyberattacks Now Cost Your Business $200K

Cyberattacks Cost Businesses $200,000 Per Incident
In late 2019, CNBC.com reported that cyberattacks now cost businesses of all sizes about $200,000 per incident, on average. This represents a dramatic increase in the average cost of a data breach, especially for small to midsize businesses (SMBs).

Antivirus Software: Why You Need It & Which One is Best for Your Business

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It’s no secret that cybercrime and data breaches are on the rise. As technology continues to evolve and more and more people plug into the digital world, the number of cyber attacks is increasing, and the need for antivirus software…

What is the Dark Web, and Why Should Small Businesses Care?

Dark Web
By now, you have likely heard of the Dark Web. Linked to an ever-expanding list of high profile data breaches, identity theft, and other criminal activity, it’s a trending topic on news reports and technical blogs.But what is the Dark…

Tom Ridge: “We’re in a Cyberwar.” Is Your Business on the Front Lines?

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Recently, former Pennsylvania Governor and first US Secretary of Homeland Security, Tom Ridge, spoke during a Lancaster Chamber “Wake Up to the Issues” Forum about the alarming lack of urgency among our nation’s leaders when it comes to cybersecurity. Ridge,…

7 Spam Email Examples That Will Make You LOL

7 Spam Email Examples
We get an enormous amount of spam email every day. Most of the time, we just think of spam as annoying, or perhaps dangerous. But, have you ever noticed that it can be funny, too?Obviously, we don’t want to downplay…

The Security Risks Posed by Social Media

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As companies flock to social media for their branding needs and employees continue to spend time on the likes of Facebook, Twitter, and other social sites, there’s a growing concern about the risks associated with using these sites—concerns that could…

How to Spot and Avoid Phishing Emails

Phishing Emails
While we may envision hackers sitting in dark rooms hovering over computers with lines of code scrolling down their screens, the portrait of modern hackers is much more sinister. In fact, today’s hackers and cyber attackers are much more akin…