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Ransomware: The threat is real. Ransomware, a type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid, has emerged as a formidable threat to businesses worldwide. This cyber threat doesn't just disrupt operations; it can potentially destroy a business. The recent attack on Norton Healthcare, where hackers accessed the personal data of...

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Businesses Need Firewalls, in all jurisdictions. In today’s digital-first business environment, network security is not just a technical requirement but a crucial aspect of ensuring ongoing productivity and safeguarding intellectual property. One fundamental component of this security infrastructure is the network firewall. Not only does it protect against external threats but also plays a vital role in maintaining an efficient and...

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Windows 11 and Security Security If there is anything that worries everyone--consumers and businesses alike--is security and privacy. Ransomware has exploded. Businesses in every sector as well as NPOs and governments have fallen victim to serious cyber attacks. In terms of security, Microsoft assures that Windows 11 is the most secure version so far. TPM Windows 11 can be deployed only on PCs that...

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Android App and Windows 11 Want to use lots of Android apps and tired of the limited ability to do so with Windows 10? Windows 11 is going to be your answer. Android integration One of the best parts of Windows 11 is, it will let you run Android applications on your PC. With remote work and BYOD becoming a norm, this integration...

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While Windows XP is hands down everyone’s favorite even decades after its launch, we have seen Microsoft constantly upgrading its OS. While some versions have been disastrous (remember, Vista and Windows 8?!), some have been steady and solid–example, as Windows 10. This blog highlights a focus on the broad view of the latest OS release by Microsoft, Windows 11. Released...

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Understanding Keyloggers: A Basic Guide We have all heard of hacking, virus, ransomwares, etc. as they keep coming up in the news every now and then. But, have you heard of keyloggers? In this blog post, we discuss keyloggers and how they can be used to gain unauthorized access to your system, online accounts, network and data. As the name suggests, a...

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Securing Your Presence on Social Media Platforms Social media is a great tool for SMBs to get the word out about their products and services, build their brand, and connect with prospective customers. It also offers paid marketing avenues as well, such as PPCs, marketplaces, etc., But are your social media accounts secure? Typically what happens in a business account on...

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Addressing Internal Cybersecurity Threats in Businesses The common perception of cybercrime and data theft usually involves external, skilled cybercriminals. However, a significant threat often comes from within the organization itself, from employees who might act out of spite or unintentionally compromise security. Instances of cyberattacks by disgruntled current or former employees, like the hypothetical examples of Bob from accounting or a...

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For years, people have trusted the SSL certificate green lock on their Google, Firefox, Internet Explorer, edge browser for safety and security. I hate to break it to you, but SSL certificates are broke. The Story of Symantec Security Certificates In the early 90s, a famous company called Symantec was handing out security certificates like free samples of Tide in the mail. Everyone...

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