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Fixing Your Weakest Link: Employees

You can have every piece of security hardware in the books: firewall, backup disaster recovery device, anti-virus; but your employees will still be the biggest vulnerability in your organization when it comes to phishing attacks. How do you mitigate as much risk as possible? Create and Strictly Enforce a Password Policy: Passwords should be complex,…
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Breaking Down Phishing

While the number of people falling for sending personal information to the crown prince of Nigeria in hopes of receiving his promised wealth and riches seems to be dropping, phishing remains a major issue. In fact, the number of phishing campaigns pursued by hackers around the world increased 65% in the last year. What exactly…
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How to Spot Phishing Attacks – A quick Overview

Would you know if you were the subject of a phishing attack? Many people claim that they’d be able to tell right away if they received an email from an illegitimate source. If that were the case, there wouldn’t be 1.5 million new phishing sites every month, a 65% increase in attacks in the last…
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How an MSP Protects Your Company Part 3

Advanced Threats First, read what a Managed Service Provider is before you take a deeper look into how an MSP protects your company. And make sure you check out Part 2: The Human Element if you missed it. Here are the more advanced threats that can harm your company, and why an MSP is your best option. Malware According to…
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How an MSP Protects Your Company Part 2

The Human Element   Now, let’s get into how partnering with an MSP protects you from the human element. Opportunists Sometimes, crime revolves around opportunity. Weather this is the opportunity for a laugh, to gain sensitive information, or to take control of your network you can never be too careful when it comes to protecting…
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How an MSP Protects Your Company Part 1

Hardware and Software Now that we’ve covered what a Managed Service Provider is, let’s take a deeper look into how an MSP protects your company. Let’s start with some of the simple things first, like how your hardware and software is protected. Updates and Patches  Okay, this one is boring but absolutely critical. If you ignore all those…
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