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Posts Tagged: Computer Security

Windows 7 End of Life: Final Year of Security Patches

Windows 7 End of Life: Final Year of Security Patches

February 7, 2019

End of Support On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will officially stop supporting Windows 7 with security updates.  While your computer won’t suddenly stop running after the end of life date, your operating system (OS) will be left vulnerable to emerging threats. The large number of Windows 7 users could actually entice mischievous elements to target […]

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New Year’s Resolutions for Small Office Managers

New Year’s Resolutions for Small Office Managers

December 17, 2018

With all of the other tasks you have on your plate as an office manager, do you often feel like you’re drowning in IT issues? Take a note from IT experts – you can either manage your IT services or get managed by them. As the New Year approaches, it’s time to make a resolution […]

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Managed Antivirus Solutions for Your Business

Managed Antivirus Solutions for Your Business

November 26, 2018

Computer viruses include all kinds of programs like worms, adware, spyware, ransomware, and Trojan horses that attack computers and devices across your network, with truly harmful effects on your business. Managed antivirus solutions protect your ability to continue doing business – preventing infection of your network, shielding your clients’ data, and keeping you from experiencing […]

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WannaCry Ransomware Attacks – Why Keeping your OS Updated Matters

WannaCry Ransomware Attacks – Why Keeping your OS Updated Matters

May 17, 2017

Whenever you get the opportunity to update your operating system, please do it. You may be uncomfortable with the updates applied at first, but at least you reduce the risk of being heckled for money by your own computer. Last Friday marked the start of a huge ransomware attack. This specific ransomware attack has been […]

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The Perils of Using Legacy Systems

The Perils of Using Legacy Systems

April 12, 2017

Older products often lack the benefits provided by newer products. For example, an old flip phone does not have all the benefits of a modern-day smartphone. However, using older technology does not mean that you only have less features than what is available with current technology. Using older technology also means that in many cases […]

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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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3 Tips to Help You Get More out of Your Computer

3 Tips to Help You Get More out of Your Computer

January 5, 2017

It’s a brand new year, which means that the gyms will be packed for the next three months or so, and many salads will be consumed. However, you should make your New Year’s resolution more than just to improve the management of your physical condition, you should also aim to improve your management of your […]

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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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5 Key Tips For Cyber Insurance

5 Key Tips For Cyber Insurance

August 11, 2015

There’s no question that data breaches can be a very costly thing, just ask Sony Pictures. Remember when the movie company was breached last November allowing hackers to scour the company’s networks and have access to pretty much every facet of Sony’s data? Well, Sony remembers, mainly because the breach had estimated losses for the […]

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Where Are the Rights for Cyber-Crime Victims?

Where Are the Rights for Cyber-Crime Victims?

June 17, 2015

Ballard Spahr LLP, a law firm that helps companies with cyber-crime compliance issues and litigation, as well as other things, released information of the lawsuit on a major hack within a university’s networks. The press release was of Pennsylvania judge’s dismissal of a class action lawsuit filed against the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). […]

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