5 Ways to Make Your Remote Work More Secure

As more and more businesses allow work-from-home alternatives to their employees, the challenges of remote work productivity and security have become evident. Businesses are eager to showcase their flexibility in supporting remote work for their employees, but these changes can’t compromise the integrity of the organization.

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Home Network Security: A Guide for Remote Workers

Working from home is on the rise in the United States. According to a FlexJobs & Global Workplace Analytics report, there has been a 159% Increase in Remote Work Since 2005. If you work for a company that has instituted a remote work policy on a full or part-time basis, it is essential to put security measures in place on your home network, just like how you would in a traditional office environment.

Cyber-crime is increasing as well as users move their work home. Security experts predict a 30-40% increase in cyber-attacks as remote work increases. Protecting your system is an intimidating task to take on for the majority of Americans, but there are some simple steps you can take to secure and encrypt your data. The first step to take is to use a Virtual Private Network (VPN).

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[Case Study] How Local Attorneys Survived a Vicious Ransomware Attack

Ransomware attacks often seem to happen out of nowhere—that’s  how it all started for the legal office of Schuchat, Cook & Werner. An associate attorney was simply opening documents and emails saved onto a USB drive, when one of the files released a ransomware attack into the company’s computer system.

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[Infographic] Navigating the Dangerous World of Cyberattacks

Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting electronic data and systems from a cyberattack. Having a robust cybersecurity framework is vital to protect sensitive information. Sadly, almost 50% of businesses have already experienced a cyberattack. Of that 50%, nearly 1 in 4 suffered significant damage or loss to their own or public data. The IT landscape may be a rough sea full of black hat pirates, but fortunately, stronger sailors are made through awareness and education.

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Microsoft Windows 10 Security Flaw: What You Need to Know

New year, new ways for sophisticated cyber actors to exploit the vulnerabilities in our programs. Yesterday the National Security Agency (NSA) released a statement that they'd found a major security flaw in Microsoft Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016/2019.

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Top Notch Cybersecurity Policies and End User Education

Innovation, leadership, and culture writer Max McKeown once said, "All failure is failure to adapt; all success is successful adaptation." Staying up to date on contemporary technological changes is key to maximizing efficiency and maintaining adequate security in your small to midsize business.

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6 Things to Look for When Outsourcing Computer Network Support Specialists

When it comes to finding computer network support specialists for your business, building a large internal IT department often doesn’t make sense. Instead of hiring full-time staff to manage your computer network, you can outsource your IT services to an agency specializing in providing these services to businesses. 

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