93,000 Websites Compromised: A lesson in using secure passwords

Here's the latest news in online hacking!
Researchers revealed in early December that hackers had compromised approximately two million accounts across 93,000 websites including Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Yahoo! and Twitter. This breach in data (and confidentiality) was a result of keylogging software maliciously installed on an unknown number of computers around the world.

Cloud based file sync and sharing is a great tool for small business

Cloud file sync and sharing tools provide great benefits to your business. Why? There are a number of great reasons that cloud file sync has a place in your business -

1. Work from anywhere - no VPN needed. Access on your data at 30,000 feet!
2. Easily collaborate with other team members across the globe
3. Eliminate your need for a file server? Maybe.

Network Security – Not for the Faint of Heart

Is IT Security on your network doing its job? Earlier this week our IT Services team released an alert to our customers about a frightening new malware on the loose – a Trojan Cryptolock called Trojan:Win32/Crilock.A. This nasty infection will lock you out of your PC and encrypt the data on your network - not just your PC, but mapped drives as well.

BYOD Security Risk – Your Confidential Data on Your Employee’s Devices

If you've got users who BYOD, you've got a security risks. BYOD Security is a critical issue that is too often ignored by business owners and management. Once your employees can access your confidential data on their device, you can toss confidentiality out the door! If you are a business owner, you may want to sit down before you check out the article linked below ("Confidential Data Is Leaving on Workers' Mobile Devices - http://www.

Your data is not secure – negligence and glitches create 64% of breaches

It turns out that despite what you think, your critical corporate data is most likely not very secure. Negligence and glitches create 64% of data breaches - More than a third of intrusions are pegged to malicious attacks in Ponemon/Symantec report.

A recent study from Symantec and The Ponemon Institute revealed that even though the big Cyber Attacks get all the headlines, the reality is that the a significant number of data thefts are the result of employee negligence or system glitches.