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Why Regulate Your Company’s Mobile Devices? The Answers May Surprise You

Why Regulate Your Company’s Mobile Devices? The Answers May Surprise You

January 19, 2018

In October 2017 Lookout surveyed approximately 2,000 US IT executives regarding their own and their company’s use of mobile devices in the workplace. The main purpose of this survey was to measure the upcoming GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) being unrolled in the next six months. The fines for companies that don’t comply with this […]

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MacOS High Sierra Root Account Compromise Fixed

MacOS High Sierra Root Account Compromise Fixed

December 1, 2017

Most computers have an account which by default allows unrestricted access and control to all of the commands and programs on an operating system. This account is called a “root” account by Macintosh and Linux, and “administrator” by Windows. Earlier this week Apple released its next big operating system update: MacOS High Sierra. Software updates […]

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Cyber Security and Protecting Your Clients Part 2 – Starring Equifax.. Again

Cyber Security and Protecting Your Clients Part 2 – Starring Equifax.. Again

October 13, 2017

If you live in the United States there’s a good chance that you already know what Equifax is, and if you don’t already know what Equifax is then you’re probably going to get a not-so-great first impression of the business from this article. Equifax is one of three companies required to provide credit reports for […]

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Cyber Security and Protecting your Clients – Starring Equifax

Cyber Security and Protecting your Clients – Starring Equifax

September 8, 2017

Equifax is one of three companies required by the federal government to provide credit reports for citizens of the United States. Recently, Equifax announced that it had been hacked back around May or April of this year. Here’s the problem, if you are a business that interacts with other people or organizations, you are probably […]

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Windows 10 S – Is the Security Really There?

Windows 10 S – Is the Security Really There?

July 5, 2017

  Windows 10 S is a new version of Windows which launched alongside the new Microsoft Surface Laptop. The Surface Laptop itself is a fairly powerful device, but its default operating system – Windows 10 S – limits the laptop to the capabilities of a chromebook. No, this is not a design flaw with Windows […]

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Three Main Methods of Ransomware Delivery

Three Main Methods of Ransomware Delivery

March 8, 2017

Spring is almost upon us, but before we begin hanging up our winter coats, let us take a look back to the 2017 Presidential Inauguration. A few days before the Presidential Inauguration, which was on January 20th, Washington D.C. had a brief ransomware infection. This infection affected systems which were networked with some of the […]

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Protecting Your Accounts with Multi-Step Authentication

Protecting Your Accounts with Multi-Step Authentication

February 8, 2017

For those of you who do not already know, two factor authentication is a method of adding extra security to a product or service by requiring the user to provide their traditional account information, such as username & password, as well as an additional piece of information which can come in many forms. Two forms […]

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The Importance of Passwords and Password Management

The Importance of Passwords and Password Management

December 27, 2016

If I had a penny for every time a website told me that my password was too weak, I’d probably have enough for a combo meal from any fast food restaurant. This time it’s my turn to give the password lecture all in the name of cyber security. There are many ways websites go about […]

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