Category Archives: Security

The “WannaCry” Virus and How to Protect Yourself

What is "WannaCry" Ransomware? You have probably heard of the recent “WannaCry” ransomware attack that has affected over 200,000 victims in over 150 countries over the weekend. Ransomware is typically hidden in a file attachment or a link within an email. The email appears to be legitimate, but urgent to catch your attention. Examples are…
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How to Prepare for a Data Disaster

When a data disaster strikes your employees will not have access to the data and applications they need to perform their job. Having your employees waiting around while your system is down is bad enough as it is, and even worse if you're not sure when your system will be up and running again. As…
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Phishing Emails – Do you know the signs?

Gone Phishing How can you tell the difference between phishing emails and the ones that you actually have to take action on? Spammers posing as popular businesses or banks to steal personal information such as usernames, passwords, credit card information, and more has become commonplace in your inbox and even on your phone. Some phishing…
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6 Common Mistakes of Business Backup

According to Contingency Planning and Strategic Research Corporation, 96 percent of all business workstations are not being backed up. If you are within the small minority that has a disaster recovery plan in place - that's great! You are ahead of the game. However, even with a disaster recovery plan, businesses who are making these…
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