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Security Issues Increasing With More People Working From Home

According to a recently published report by Malwarebytes, the global pandemic may be behind the recent surge in cyberattacks against businesses of all sizes. While it wasn't immediately apparent, the pandemic forced ...

How Can A Data Breach Tarnish A Company's Reputation? 

  To answer this question, I've listed two examples below that our company experienced recently:   Example 1:  An Optistar client experienced a mailbox breach before implementing our Security Awareness Training and Identity Management Solution with Multifactor Authentication, a common ...

Why Your Business Is The PERFECT Target For Hackers ...

...And What You Need To Do NOW To Protect Yourself Everybody gets hacked, but not everything makes the evening news. We hear about big companies like Target, Home Depot, Capital One, and Facebook getting hacked. What we rarely hear about ...

Recent Spotify Outage Caused By Expired Certificate

If you're a Spotify user, you're probably aware that recently, the site was down, displaying the rather cryptic and unhelpful message "Couldn't Load the Page." The problem has now been resolved, but ...

Part II. The Dark Web: How Is Your Business Affected?

Welcome to part two of our Dark web series. In part one, we discussed “The Dark Web: What Is It? And Why You Should Care.” In part two, we are going ...

Microsoft Takes Another Step Against Malware

Ever since Microsoft released Windows Vista, the Redmond giant has made it possible for users to disable Microsoft Defender by way of the Registry. Unfortunately, by granting that ability, it gave well-designed ...

Windows 10 Halting Support For Internet Explorer And Legacy Edge

Recently, Microsoft made an announcement that may have a profound impact on your business if you're still using Internet Explorer or the legacy version of Microsoft Edge. The Redmond giant published the ...

One-Fifth of Organizations Have Experienced a Security Breach Due to Their Remote Workforce

Having a remote workforce has been keeping organizations running, but new data puts a spotlight on the realities of what preparations were taken and whether organizations are truly secure. As the pandemic dust has now settled with most workforces becoming ...

Carnival Cruise Lines Company Suffers Ransomware Attack

Carnival Cruise lines, reeling since the start of the global pandemic, has a new problem. Recently, the company disclosed that they were the victims of a ransomware attack. Carnival's disclosure was almost ...

Adobe Lightroom Update May Have Deleted Some User Photos

Recently, Adobe released version 5.4 of Lightroom. It is a popular photo editing app used by a wide range if iOS devices. Unfortunately, the update may have done more harm than good. ...

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