What is a Man-in-the-Middle Attack?
We’re not going to pretend you need a detailed explanation of what a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack is. It’s as literal as it gets: a targeted attack where a person puts themselves in the middle between you and whatever it is you are trying to communicate with, which is usually a website. By doing so, they […]
An Attack Every Eight Minutes: How to Avoid Being the Next Ransomware Victim
In May 2021, Colonial Pipeline temporarily halted operations, closing the spigot on a critical pipeline that provides 45 percent of the East Coast’s fuel. Service resumed after the company paid cybercriminals $4.4 million to release their data. Weeks later, JBS, a prominent US meat supplier, paid $11 million to restore operations at its processing plants. These high-profile cyber […]
White House pushes for companies to take ransomware more seriously after high-profile cyberattacks!
CNN has just reported that The White House has issued a rare open letter to companies calling on them to treat the threat of ransomware attacks with greater urgency, following back-to-back attacks by Russian hackers on key oil and food processing companies. A memo was sent out Thursday morning by the National Security Council’s top cyber official, […]
Why Your Business Needs Both a Disaster Recovery and a Continuity Plan
These are uncertain times. As you have probably experienced, a Disaster Recovery and a Continuity Plan are needed. Keep reading to learn more about why you need these documents. As you have more than likely experienced first hand in recent times, a disaster recovery plan and a business continuity plan are essential for your business […]
Top 10 Tips for Secure Computing
In this technology filled world, it’s hard to make sure that you are staying safe at home and at work. In this blog post, we will talk about the 10 best steps you can take to make sure you are safe. Tip #1: You are a target to hackers Don’t say that being hacked won’t […]
Why Does My Business Need a Firewall?
Like many small-to-medium sized businesses, you’re probably wondering why your business should have a firewall. Aren’t there other services that can be used instead? In this post we’ll explore this common question. You might be asking “Why do we need a firewall?” or “why do we need a firewall if we’re planning to migrate our […]