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6 Tips to Prevent Ransomware

Ransomware isn't just affecting small businesses. Large enterprise organizations are constantly being targeted by hackers. A 2016 study by Malwarebytes found that 40% of companies were attacked by Ransomware. Some of the more notable businesses hit recently by WannaCry include FedEx, Nissan, Hitachi, Renault and NHS. While Ransomware may not be 100% avoidable, there [...]

2018-08-06T10:32:47+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|IT Projects|0 Comments

3 Cybersecurity Threats for Financial Organizations

Cybercrime is the 2nd most reported economic crime according to PWC's Global Economic Crime Survey. Financial organizations are a goldmine for hackers to acquire personal information like social security numbers and account numbers. Unfortunately with the Internet of Things, cybersecurity threats only get more sophisticated and detrimental. Here's 3 cybersecurity threats facing financial organizations: [...]

2018-07-25T10:06:49+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Cybersecurity Threats in Healthcare

The healthcare industry is no stranger to cybersecurity threats. With patient records averaging $50 on the black-market, it makes medical practices and hospitals a gold mine for hackers. In 2016, the healthcare industry alone exposed more than 10 million social security numbers. This was more than any other industry according to a report from CyberScout [...]

2018-08-06T10:24:03+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Protect Your Network from the WannaCry Ransomware Attack

You're probably aware of the global cyberattack that hit this past weekend called WannaCry ransomware. Due to a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows, hackers accessed entire organizations' networks and encrypted their files. While many of these attacks took place outside of the US, there's still a real threat for anyone who doesn't have the latest Windows [...]

2017-08-16T14:18:03+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Security|1 Comment