5 Reasons Why You Need a Backup

We all know that we should be backing up our data. But most don’t realize just how important having a backup, as well as an offsite backup, really is until it’s needed. Users should think of a backup as a sort of insurance policy that protects their business from data loss and downtime. Data loss…

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Cyber Attack Protection

With each hacking breach, it becomes more apparent how important cyber attack protection is. The most recent being, one of the largest bank breaches known, with up to $1 billion stolen. A security company, Kaspersky Lab, discovered the spying program that gives the hacker group means to eavesdrop on a bulk of the world’s computers.…

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Microsoft’s Hacker Vulnerability Patch

Microsoft’s hacker vulnerability patch was released for a flaw found in Windows Server 2003 to 2012, Windows 7 and 8. This patch mends the bug which allowed hackers to take complete control of devices that connect to an Active Directory domain. The bug allows hackers to be able to install applications and create new user…

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Cyber Security Technology

The latest cyber security technology was recently released from PFP Cybersecurity and is designed to notify you in seconds of a malware attack based off of the change in power usage on your device. Instead of an attack going undetected for days, weeks or even months imagine knowing the second someone starts hacking your device.…

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Microsoft Windows 10 – What You Need to Know

At the Microsoft Windows 10 Event yesterday, Microsoft gave us a first look into what we can expect with the new Windows 10 Operating System. The iconic start button will return in Windows 10. The start menu will now expand into a full-screen view, much like the Windows 8.1’s home screen, however it should be…

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CES 2015 Happening Now – What is it?

Every year, electronic, computer, automotive and technology fans gather in Las Vegas to review the latest in technology.  It’s generally a great place to see what will be hitting the market over the next year as well as some wild new concepts. The International Consumer Electronics Show (International CES) showcases more than 3,600 exhibitors, including…

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E-mail: The Danger Zone

Think Before You Click It seems e-mail has been the venue for malicious activity since its inception. From bad attachments to Nigerian princes, the threats posed by e-mail have evolved drastically over time and are becoming more dangerous. In this post we will explore common attack strategies used and their implications for you and your…

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Security Alert: Heartbleed and You

There have been numerous articles going around in regards to the new Heartbleed threat. What this refers to is a problem with the technology used to make secure connections with websites. Typically you would see a tiny padlock icon in your browser next to the “https://” indicating that a website is “secure.” It turns out…

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