Secure your devices while away

It’s 2014, and that means that it’s an Olympic year. This year the Winter Olympics are being held in Sochi, Russia. As with almost every other Olympics there has been a number of organizational issues to deal with to ensure the Games run smoothly. Unlike other events however, one of this year’s big issues is […]

What is managed antivirus?

Let’s face it, technology, while essential, is getting increasingly challenging to manage. Many business owners are struggling to ensure that all of their systems are not only working properly but are also secure. One solution many turn to is the skills and support of an IT partner. These tech partners offer a wide variety of […]

5 security threats in 2014

In the first few weeks of each new year, you often see business leaders and managers setting goals for the year to come. Most of these goals are determined based off of trends that have been identified as valuable. When it comes to security however, it is a good idea to not look at trends […]

Is your password secure?

The number of accounts and websites we have to log in to is growing, and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. One downside of this increased activity is that security breaches will also continue to rise as well. When it comes to security, often the weakest points are the passwords people use. […]

4 password policy pitfalls

When it comes to the security of the systems and the data in your business, you likely have a good security system in place and your systems are largely secure. That being said, there is one common weak link that all businesses share – the password. If a hacker can crack a password, they will […]

Three public Wi-Fi security issues

The Internet has become an integral part of all businesses, with some companies employing remote workers. Many business owners and managers also check their email or connect to office systems while on the road, maybe even connecting to the Internet on the many open or public Wi-Fi networks available. While these connections are useful, they […]

Three new ways malware infects systems

As a business owner or manager you likely have many different things on your mind at any given time. One issue that many owners fret over is whether their networks, computers and the data stored within are secure enough. The vast majority of businesses do utilize anti-virus scanners, however, there is still a chance their […]

5 tips to minimize malware

CryptoLocker is the latest in a long line of destructive malware programs that have businesses worried. While this is one of the more destructive to come around, you can actually prevent this virus from infecting your systems. One of the best ways to do this is to educate yourself and your employees on steps you […]

CryptoLocker – what you need to know

The security of a business computers and networks is likely top of mind for many business owners. There are constant threats that you need to be aware of, with one of the more prevalent being malware. It seems like nearly every week there is some new security threat that could potentially infect your systems. The […]

5 mobile security questions to answer

The number of mobile devices used for business purposes is increasing almost exponentially. Because of the higher use, hackers have started to target mobile devices, largely because they can be fairly easy to hack. If you use a mobile device for work, it is a good idea to ensure that it is secure from both […]