How hackers steal your passwords (and tips on managing passwords correctly)

How hackers steal your passwords (and tips on managing passwords correctly)

Weak passwords are easy to break; and hackers easily take low-hanging account credentials to steal more sensitive information to perform identity fraud, blackmail, extortion, and other malicious activities.

According to research, “theft of user credentials might even be more dangerous than personally identifiable information (PII) as it essentially exposes the victim's online accounts…”. Email is often used to verify credentials and store information from other accounts, and a compromised email account can lead to further instances of fraud and identity theft.

How to Evaluate a Managed Security System

How to Evaluate a Managed Security System

Fine-tuning customer service? Building a website? Implementing an email marketing strategy? Outsourcing a few business functions? What are your company's goals for 2019? If you’re planning on improving your business's cybersecurity, we’re here to help you take your business to the next level.

How businesses can prepare for a cyberattack

How businesses can prepare for a cyberattack

Many businesses faced significant security challenges in 2018, and as the year wraps up, experts predict that threats will continue to develop and grow. According to a report by Ponemon Institute, data breaches have resulted in some worrying figures in terms of financial impact on the corporate world.

Overcoming 5 common HIPAA compliance challenges

Overcoming 5 common HIPAA compliance challenges

Compliance with strict industry regulations is often seen as a necessary evil, a chore that involves reams of paperwork and red tape. It’s not the most glamorous aspect of modern business, but achieving compliance isn’t just about fulfilling your legal obligations.

What should your security solution include?

What should your security solution include?

For cybercriminals, no business is too small to target. Sadly, many small- and medium-sized business (SMBs) owners still have the mindset that only large organizations could get attacked. They assume they’re safe since they’re small players, and it’s this very mentality that makes their business ripe for the picking.

How to ensure your organization’s HIPAA compliance in the coming year

How to ensure your organization’s HIPAA compliance in the coming year

Despite the rapid growth of cyberthreats, health organizations continue to fail to keep up with the mounting privacy and security issues. However, when the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25, 2018, it drew a range of responses from various sectors and industries, and companies have since made substantial changes to their data management and security policies.

Does your business need managed security?

Does your business need managed security?

Cybersecurity is a challenge for everyone. Even the State of Connecticut is struggling to keep up. And when it comes to the central role that modern technology plays in your company’s environment, it could be challenging to stay relevant and competitive if you don’t have the right mix of IT solutions on your side.

Are you getting your money’s worth from your cybersecurity solution?

Are you getting your money’s worth from your cybersecurity solution?

For many years, small and medium businesses (SMBs) were unlikely targets for sophisticated cyberattacks. But contrary to popular belief, this has changed dramatically in the past few years as SMBs become more reliant on IT systems while still suffering from weak security and encryption, and lack of security knowledge and best practices.

Are firewalls enough to protect your company’s network?

Are firewalls enough to protect your company’s network?

In the current threat landscape, no organization is safe. Even small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with firewall solutions can be potential cybercrime targets. With previous incidents on ransomware attacks and data breaches, the need for a comprehensive and proactive approach to security becomes even more immediate.