Security

All about security – things you should be doing, things you shouldn’t be doing and an in depth look at how hackers are trying to infiltrate your security.

5 Overlooked Security Considerations For Remote Workers

  • May 31, 2018

There’s never been more freedom and autonomy in the workforce than today. However, with all this freedom comes great responsibility and security tops the list when working remotely.

Hackers love easy targets and when you extend the corporate network by working remotely or taking work devices into public spaces you are unknowingly inviting someone to take a peek.

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Managing Your Cyber Risk

  • May 10, 2018

The conversation around cybersecurity is here to stay, and organizations must be diligent about evaluating, managing and protecting against cyber threats. When it comes to cybersecurity, the best option is to prepare for the worst, and hope for the best.…

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Act To Strengthen Identity Theft Protections

  • April 19, 2018

On January 8, 2018 Attorney General Josh Stein and Representative Jason Saine announced legislation to strengthen protection against identity theft. There are several key items in this legislation that could have a direct impact on businesses here in North Carolina.

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Limit risk with secure file sharing

  • December 26, 2017

Secure file sharing is an essential part of keeping your business safe. We’ve always known security is important, but with the increased volume of connected devices and personal devices entering the workplace, it’s faster and easier to share company information.…

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What you need to know about cloud security

  • November 14, 2017

Cloud technology is where majority of businesses are turning to store their data these days, and it makes sense why. With easier access, lower storage costs and a platform for sharing information globally, there are advantages to be had to…

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Four Tips For A Smarter, More Secure Network

  • October 31, 2017

Your network connects your business to the outside world, whether that’s partners, customers, stakeholders or prospects. It also stores a majority – if not all – of your company data – public or private. The data you’ve got stored is…

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New Locky Ransomware Attack Affecting Millions

  • September 19, 2017

There is a new Locky variant ransomware attack that is hitting at a steady rate of 2 million attacks an hour. Hackers are using 8,000 different versions of a widespread virus script, according to researchers from Barracuda Networks Inc. There were 20 million of these attacks within the first 24 hours after it was launched Tuesday morning. The magnitude of this attack is significant – growing rapidly and proving to be highly
destructive. The target: businesses or institutional
groups in the US and Canada.

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Equifax Data Breach: More Questions Than Answers

  • September 14, 2017

Considering Equifax is one of the largest credit reporting agencies whose sole business relies on both credibility of data and securely handling the sensitive data of millions of consumers, it is fair to assume that they have the strongest security defenses in place at all times. Unfortunately, that is not the case. There are no words to describe the sheer negligence and lack of accountability we are witnessing. Equifax has compromised personal data of 143 million Americans. With this data, people could be at risk of identity theft
for the rest of their lives.

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