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Faceless Cybercriminals Aren’t the Only People Who Might Steal Your Business Data

09-Jul-2018 14:39:33 / by Chris Selby-Rickards posted in data breach, Disaster Recovery, firewall, breach, breaches, Data, IT Support, Backup, business, computers, protection

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Faceless Cybercriminals Aren’t the Only People Who Might Steal Your Business Data

Although most companies take measures to defend against external cyberattacks, threats from within are often overlooked. Find out how to defend your business against insider threats.

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SamSam Is on the Loose and Headed for a Server Near You

19-Apr-2018 14:32:52 / by Chris Selby-Rickards posted in cybersecurity, Disaster Recovery, firewall, breach, data backup, helpdesk, IT, IT Support, phishing, ransomware, anti virus, business, cloud, cyber, cyber threats, cyberattack, cybercrime, IT Services, passwords, security, Server, small business, hacking, software, samsam

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In March 2018, the SamSam ransomware ravaged Atlanta’s computer systems, bringing many city services to a halt. This wasn’t the first time hackers used this ransomware to wreak havoc and it won’t be the last. Learn how SamSam differs from most other ransomware.

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How to Make Your WordPress Website Harder to Hack

19-Apr-2018 14:26:01 / by Chris Selby-Rickards posted in breach, Business operations, anti virus, business, https, security, small business, websites, hacking, wordpress, plugins, software, website, cms

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Websites built on the WordPress platform are at medium to high risk of being attacked. Find out what you can do to make your business’s WordPress website harder to hack.

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How to Protect Your Business from Credential Stuffing Attacks

19-Apr-2018 14:21:00 / by Chris Selby-Rickards posted in cybersecurity, data breach, Disaster Recovery, fileless attacks, firewall, solutions, breach, breaches, Business operations, Data, data backup, helpdesk, IT Support, phishing, policy, ransomware, service, support, theft, anti virus, Backup, business, cloud, computers, cyber, cyber threats, cyberattack, cybercrime, fraud, IT Services, london, MSP, passwords, protection, security, small business, technology

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Around 5 billion stolen credentials are available on the dark web, and cybercriminals like to use them in credential stuffing attacks. Learn how credential stuffing attacks work and what you can do to protect your company from them.

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7 Best Practices When Creating and Using an Incident Response Plan

11-Dec-2017 12:27:53 / by Ben Spector posted in cybersecurity, data breach, firewall, breach, breaches, Data, IT, News, phishing, ransomware, anti virus, business, cloud, computers, cyberattack, cybercrime, email, gdpr, security, small business

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Data breaches are on the rise, so it is a good idea to develop an incident response plan in case your business becomes the next victim. Here are seven best practices to follow when creating and using an incident response plan.

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How to Reduce Your Costs If Your Data Is Breached

21-Jul-2017 11:49:00 / by Chris Selby-Rickards posted in cybersecurity, data breach, Disaster Recovery, fileless attacks, firewall, solutions, breach, Business operations, helpdesk, IT, IT Support, support, theft, Backup, business, cyberattack, fraud, IT Services, small business, windows, budgeting, costs

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Being prepared for a data breach can save your business a great deal of money if one occurs. Discover what the top three preparations are and the extent to which they can reduce data breach costs.

Data breaches are occurring at record pace in 2017 in the United States and other parts of the world. Taking preventive measures, such as locking down your network, using security software, and creating strong passwords, can make it much harder for cybercriminals to infiltrate your business. However, despite your best efforts to prevent a data breach, your company might still experience one. This is partly due to the fact that data breaches are not always the result of cyberattacks. They are also caused by human error, system glitches, and malicious insiders.

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What Is Downtime Really Costing Your Business?

11-Jul-2017 11:53:00 / by Chris Selby-Rickards posted in wi-fi, Wireless Communications, cloud computing, cybersecurity, data breach, Disaster Recovery, Email Solutions, network, servers, telecommunications, breach, breaches, Business operations, Data, data backup, desktop, helpdesk, IT, IT Support, Backup, business, cloud, cloud telephony, Communications, computer, computers, cyber, cyberattack, cybercrime, IT Services, london, productivity, remote working, small business, technology, wireless, budgeting, costs

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Knowing the costs associated with downtime can help you prioritize IT spending within your technology budget. Learn how to calculate both the direct and indirect costs resulting from downtime.

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