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5 Ways to Fight Back Against Cybercrime

By: Rich Tehrani    2/13/2017

It's time to face the facts: We are at war against cybercrime. And this war is not going to end any time soon. The enemy we are fighting is a mas…

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Mozilla Claims Half of the Internet is Now Encrypted

By: Justin Verrastro    2/6/2017

It's not easy to find a positive cybersecurity statistic these days. As we pointed out last week, for instance, one third of small businesses still ha…

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Six Chilling Cybersecurity Stats You Need to Know

By: Larry Szebeni    2/1/2017

February has officially arrived, and here in New England that means plummeting temperatures and messy commutes. As cold as the weather is right now, t…

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How Many Unsecured Phones Are Being Used In Your Company?

By: Larry Szebeni    1/30/2017

Last week, a report broke that President Trump is still using a personal Android phone to post on Twitter. According to the New York Times, Trump is n…

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Top Things To Know About Cybersecurity This Week

By: Rich Tehrani    1/23/2017

With so much happening in cybersecurity right now, keeping up with the news can be a bit overwhelming. To make things easier, here's a look at wha…

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Is Your Business Its Own Worst Cyberenemy?

By: Larry Szebeni    1/17/2017

To say your IT environment is complex would be a massive understatement. You have a large team of onsite and distributed employees using a variety of …

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Don't Get Hooked! Phishing Is Still a Huge Problem

By: Rich Tehrani    1/13/2017

Chances are likely that if you're reading this blog, you're already at your wit's end about cybersecurity and are looking for help from a managed serv…

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Critical Security Flaw Discovered at Box.com

By: Justin Verrastro    1/10/2017

Using the cloud for file sharing and collaboration seems like a no-brainer. Cloud storage services are extremely cost-effective (and in some cases fre…

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Think Before You Submit A Ransomware Payment

By: Larry Szebeni    1/9/2017

Recently we asked a customer what he would do if he opened his computer and found it was infected with ransomware, a type of malware that will encrypt…

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Be On Full Alert For Intellectual Property Theft

By: Rich Tehrani    1/5/2017

You and your team members couldn't be more confident about the year ahead. Yesterday morning, you had a closed-door meeting to discuss your grand stra…

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Hackers Are Raking In Profits From Ransomware Payments

By: Justin Verrastro    12/23/2016

Experiencing a ransomware attack is a bit like getting mugged on the street. When the pressure is on, most people will choose to just hand over their …

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The Fight For Data Privacy: Is It Still Worth It?

By: Larry Szebeni    12/22/2016

It keeps getting worse for Yahoo. Just recently, the company announced its second massive data breach in 2016 - this one impacting over 1 billion user…

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Hackers Want To Weaponize Your Virtual Cloud Servers

By: Rich Tehrani    12/19/2016

A few weeks ago, hackers successfully broke into Internet infrastructure provider DYN's servers and launched a massive DDoS attack that knocked a larg…

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Study Shows Half of the Web is Vulnerable to Malware

By: Justin Verrastro    12/14/2016

Think about how many different websites you access on a typical work day. Let's assume you visit an average of 100. Now, multiply this among all of th…

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2017 Cybersecurity Concerns and Consequences

By: Larry Szebeni    12/9/2016

When Donald Trump takes his seat at the head of America's government this January, cybercrime will still be the growing threat to corporate data that …

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Microsoft to End Support for Windows 10 Debut Version

By: Rich Tehrani    12/7/2016

Is your business currently using the debut version of the Windows 10 operating system? If so, be prepared: Microsoft is planning to end support for ve…

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Did You Spend Thanksgiving Worrying About Your Data Center?

By: Justin Verrastro    11/30/2016

Last week, your mind wasn't on turkey or stuffing. You watched football after you ate, but you didn't really pay attention to the game. And though you…

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San Francisco's Muni Suffers Brutal Ransomware Attack

By: Larry Szebeni    11/28/2016

It's back to reality after the holiday for workers at the San Francisco Municipal Railway (Muni) system.

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How Long Does a Ransomware Infection Last?

By: Rich Tehrani    11/23/2016

Your network has been laid low by a malicious ransomware infection. How long will it be before it makes a complete recovery?

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One or More of Your IT Workers Is Job Hunting Right Now

By: Justin Verrastro    11/23/2016

Your IT workers are the lifeblood of your organization. They know the ins and outs of your entire network. So when something breaks, they know where t…

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Could Your Small Business Survive a Cyberattack?

By: Larry Szebeni    11/18/2016

If you trust your sensitive data to a free cloud storage service, you're courting disaster. Yet, about 25 percent of small- to medium-sized businesses…

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Over 412 Million Accounts Exposed in FriendFinder Networks Hack

By: Rich Tehrani    11/14/2016

FriendFinder Networks, a major online dating and entertainment network, recently experienced a major hack. Sources indicate over 412 million user …

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SMBs: Free Cloud Storage Systems Could Hurt You

By: Rich Tehrani    11/10/2016

There is an old adage that says "there's no such thing as a free lunch." In other words, even if something is free there is always a hidden cost. It m…

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Reality Check: You Don't Need Help From Washington To Keep Your Network Safe

By: Justin Verrastro    11/9/2016

After a long and tough journey, the U.S. election is finally over. In a few short months, Donald Trump will be sworn in as our 45th president. As …

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Cyber Heist Costs City of El Paso $3.2M

By: Larry Szebeni    11/8/2016

The city of El Paso, Texas suffered a loss of $3.2 million following a successful phishing scheme.

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Three Dangerous Cybersecurity Misconceptions

By: Rich Tehrani    11/4/2016

The cybersecurity landscape has changed dramatically over the last few years. While cybercrime used to be a problem for data center managers, now it's…

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Take A Stand Against Network Downtime

By: Justin Verrastro    10/31/2016

Unplanned network downtime continues to be a thorn in the side of many businesses. In a recent study, 89 percent of IT professionals indicated their…

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