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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Does it affect your business?

How does GDPR affect your business? GDPR is the General Data Protection Regulation being implemented in the EU. In short, the GDPR aims to protect the “personal data” of EU citizens.  This includes how the data is collected, stored, processed and destroyed. “Personal data” means information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. Here…

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Fake Emails: What You Need to Know

Teach your employees how to identify fake emails. Fake emails, generally called “phishing” and “spoofing” emails, are a constant threat. If you learn how to spot them, you can better protect your computers and data from malware, ransomware, and other attacks.     Here is what you need to know: Check the “from” address Most…

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The Best Way to Protect Your Company from Ransomware

I am asked on a daily basis, “How do we protect our company from ransomware?” A lot of you know of, or have friends that have been infected with Ransomware and were not prepared. They have paid ransom and have, in cases, lost all of their data. Ransomware is such a scary topic to many,…

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Why should you switch to Office 365?

Microsoft is changing the way you Office. In the past, Microsoft sold you a CD with the Microsoft Office software on it and allowed you to install it on up to 3 computers/devices. They are now moving to a “monthly service plan” or “subscription” style for Office (and presumably this is just the beginning of…

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Pokemon Go for your business?

The latest rage in internet games is here and it’s name is Pokemon Go. You have by now at least heard of the game but how can your business profit from it? There are several ways; Use a Lure Module; You can purchase a Pokemon Lure Module for a little over a $1 per hour.…

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Keyboard Security Risk!

Watch out for Keysniffer! There is a new security threat whereby a Hacker could get your passwords answers to your security questions and other private information. Keysniffer simply grabs whatever you are typing on your keyboard and sends it to the hacker. The good news is the hacker must be within 250ft of you to…

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Why should you switch to Office 365?

Microsoft is changing the way you Office. In the past Microsoft sold you a CD with the Microsoft Office software on it and allowed you to install it on up to 3 computers/devices. They are now moving to a “monthly service plan” or “subscription” style for Office (and presumably this is just the beginning of…

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Do I need to protect my _____________ from hackers?

Hackers and Devices

Fill in the blank with any of today’s technology, phones, tablets even Smart TV’s! Hackers are everywhere these days, so the answer is yes. The protection of your devices may not seem crucial until something happens. Hackers are using more and more resources to get to your personal information, so ask yourself a couple of…

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Dealing with Ransomware

Ransomware

Ransomware such as Cryptolocker has made a lot of headlines in recent months mainly because it can cost you dearly. But also because it has affected a large number of people. Most of us know someone or have heard of companies that have had to deal with this type of situation. And it can be…

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Passwords to Avoid! Business Security

Once again there has been a list of passwords you should avoid using, a company known as SplashData releases this list every year. This list is comprised of passwords that were compromised over the past year. Password security is a vital part of protecting yourself from hackers, if you are using a password on this…

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