How to Stay Ahead of Ransomware

In the ongoing fight to keep your data safe, here is some advice on how to keep your data safe from Ransomware. Even if you have encrypted your files they can be encrypted again by ransomware…

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How To Create A Human Firewall

You might recall my story at the end of 2018 of the company that was hit with ransomware. My biggest takeaway from the incident was that several people in the organization were unaware of ransomware and…

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The #1 Reason to Update Your Systems.

We are noticing that people are dragging their feet moving to replace Windows 7 and Server 2008.  According to really boring desktop OS statistics from April, Windows 10's share only grew a small amount while Windows…

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Hover Before You Click

When business owners ask me what the best tip is for keeping their organization safe, I say it is keeping your employees on their toes. Simply starting the conversation of security within your organization greatly increases…

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The Google Two-Step

Angela works in the office next to me. She and I have worked together on and off for almost 30 years so I would have thought that she would have certainly picked up on all my…

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How To Protect Your Data

I gave a presentation on cybersecurity recently and an attendee stated that their IT Team told him their firewall would protect them from ransomware. “FALSE!” I explained, and could see that they didn’t really believe that…

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Is Your IT Support Team Proactive?

"What do you do again Tom?" That is the question I get from many people who I’ve met in the last few years. They are aware that we help companies with their computers, but that is…

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