Cybersecurity

3 Out of 4 Businesses Can Be Hacked Today (How to Protect Yourself!)

3 Out of 4 Businesses Can Be Hacked Today – How to Protect Yourself

Unfortunately, just as technology is getting easier for everyone to use, hacking has also become easier for the novice criminal. Businesses can be Hacked also. With the use of things like exploit kits (i.e. “hacks in a box”). Even inexperienced criminals can hack into a company in about 30 minutes. A study by Positive Technologies […]

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What Did We Learn from Verizon's Newest Data Breach Investigations Report?

What Did We Learn from Verizon’s Newest Data Breach Investigations Report?

Each year, Verizon studies thousands of data breach incidents to provide insight into the main threats that companies need to prepare for. The company’s 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) has come out and it’s full of valuable intel. We use this information, as well as that from other key sources and our own experience

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Why You Should Be Using Multi-Factor Authentication to Prevent Data Breaches

Using Multi-Factor Authentication to Prevent Data Breaches

Users adopting poor password practices, hackers stealing databases of login credentials, and phishing attacks designed to capture cloud logins are threats that businesses in North Carolina and the rest of the country face daily.   80% of hacking-related data breaches are due to compromised passwords. Yet, passwords are still very much needed to get into cloud applications,

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Warning: New Coronavirus Phishing Attacks You Need to Be Aware Of

New Coronavirus Phishing Attacks You Need to Be Aware Of

These emails are particularly insidious as they take advantage of people’s fears about the virus. Promising helpful information, linking to urgent policy updates. Like other types of phishing emails that good IT security measures are designed to protect against, these scams include links that can: Download malware Steal login credentials Steal credit card details Scam the recipient

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What Should Your Company Do If It’s Hit by Ransomware?

What Should Your Company Do If It’s Hit by Ransomware in 2022?

This threat has become so prevalent that it caused the FBI to issue a “high-impact” warning about ransomware attacks on U.S. businesses and organizations in October of 2019. According to the News & Observer, as of August 2019, there had been more ransomware attacks reported in North Carolina than in all of 2018.  One of the recent high-profile

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