email scamBusiness Email Scams on the Rise

Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks — sophisticated email scams designed to con companies out of money and sensitive data — are on the rise. Researchers at both Agari and IBM have seen notable increases in the number of BEC attacks. This is not too surprising given that cybercriminals like to use this type of attack […]

Cloud Essentials BundleGet the Biggest Bang Out of Your Cloud Services Buck

Businesses have whole-heartedly embraced the cloud. Ninety-six percent of companies now use at least one cloud service, according to RightScale’s 2018 “State of the Cloud” report. Companies often turn to the cloud to save money. However, many businesses spend more than they need to on cloud services. Analysts have found that companies overspend by an […]

Data BreachHow to Keep Your Customers After a Data Breach

Bad things can happen to good companies — and one misfortune that businesses might experience nowadays is a data breach. This type of cybercrime is increasing at an alarming rate. In the United States alone, the number of breaches rose 45% in 2017 compared to 2016. A data breach can erode customers’ confidence in a […]

Google SearchNew Chrome and Firefox Tech Scam

A new Chrome and Firefox tech scam has surfaced that business owners need to be aware of. Digital con artists are freezing web browsers in hope that users will panic and call a bogus support line for assistance. The scam has been seen on primarily on Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox running on Windows devices. […]

artificial-intelligence3 Ways Small Businesses Can Take Advantage of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is not just for corporate giants anymore. Innovative offerings are making AI accessible for even the smallest of businesses. Vendors are developing AI-based business solutions and offering them as services. As a result, companies that do not have the resources or expertise to develop AI-based solutions on their own can still take […]

Tech Hardware4 Signs Your Tech Hardware is Holding Your Biz Back

Using older tech devices saves money, but there is a point at which it can hurt business operations. Here are four signs that it might be time to update or replace some tech hardware. Small businesses usually have limited tech budgets, so it’s common for them to continue using their devices as long as possible. […]

Would You Pay for Business DataWould You Pay to Get Your Business Data Back?

If you came to work one morning and found that your company was the victim of a ransomware attack, would you pay to get your business data back? Find out why security experts recommend not giving in to hackers’ demands and why many businesses do not heed this advice. In December 2017, a county government […]

CryptojackingWhat You Need to Know about Cryptojacking

Cryptojacking is on the rise. Learn what cryptojacking is and how to protect your business’s computers from it. A new type of cybercrime known as Cryptojacking is on the rise. Cybercriminals engaging in this activity are not looking to steal your money or your data. Instead, they want to steal your computer’s processing power. What […]

charging smartphone5 Myths to Ignore When Charging Your Smartphone

There are many misconceptions when it comes to charging your smartphone, despite it being such a routine task.  Five myths to ignore when charging your smartphone jump to the foreground. Billions of people own smartphones, which means billions of people regularly charge their devices’ batteries. Despite this being such a routine task, there are many […]

Would You Pay for Business Data4 Network Security and Privacy Dangers Businesses Might Encounter in 2018

Data breaches and ransomware are not the only concerns your business might face in 2018. Here are four network security and privacy dangers you should be aware of when developing your security and data privacy strategies for 2018. Data breaches and ransomware took center stage in 2017. Not surprisingly, they will continue to cause concern […]