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Keep Your Cybersecurity Up-To-Date in 3 Simple Steps

Hackers, malware, and other cyber threats are constantly searching for the slightest weakness to exploit. Last week, hackers broke into the largest hospital network in Singapore, one of the world's leading financial centers, and stole 1.5 million health records, including those of the Prime Minister.

5 Ways to Defend Against Watering Hole Attacks

Last week, the Department of Homeland Security said that foreign hackers broke into hundreds of supposedly secure computer networks belonging to U.S. electric utility companies. Hackers accessed the control rooms and had the power to potentially cause nationwide blackouts.

3 Questions You Should Be Asking about Disaster Recovery

A single hour of downtime costs the average small company $8,000, and costs a midsize company $74,000, according to a study by Infrascale. Considering that it takes the average business 18.5 hours to recover after a disaster, the cost implications are considerable.

57% of IT Managers Would Pay Off Ransomware. Would You?

Ransomware infects more than 100,000 computers around the world every day, according to FBI statistics, and victims are paying more than $25 billion a year to cyber criminals. Yet one out of five businesses that pay the ransom never get their files back.

3 New Rules for Remote Access Security

Your computer network is only as safe as the least-protected device connected to it. An employee’s phone, a client’s laptop, or a service provider's computer may have security flaws that could leave your computer network vulnerable to malicious attacks.

What’s Your Cloud Computing IQ?

At least 78% of small and midsize businesses will migrate to the cloud by the year 2020, according to the New Jersey Institute of Technology. It's easy to see why. Cloud computing improves data backup services and disaster recovery, provides 24-hour access to applications and data, reduces on-site infrastructure, and provides unlimited flexibility and scalability options.

5 Tips for Cybersecurity on a Tight Budget

Small business owners often hesitate to invest in cybersecurity measures because of the perceived high cost. But there are several effective steps any business can take at little or no expense, say Las Vegas managed IT services providers. Implementing these low-cost or no-cost security measures won't bust your budget.

69% of Businesses Can’t Stop Cyber Threats Without This

Every summer, Las Vegas hosts the Black Hat information security conference, bringing together security experts from around the world to share the latest tools and research in cybersecurity. A recent survey of the industry's most informed experts reveals several chilling conclusions about cybersecurity today.

3 Ways to Protect Confidential Data From Contractor Mistakes

When hackers breached the network of retail giant Target and accessed the records of 70 million customers—including names, addresses, phone numbers, and credit card numbers—investigators discovered that a contractor was to blame. The criminals had stolen network credentials from an HVAC subcontractor that had worked at several Target locations.

Is Your Business Accidentally Helping Identity Thieves?

At least 16.7 million people were victims of identity fraud in 2017, according to Javelin Strategy & Research. This record-high number of victims is largely driven by criminals stealing Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, and other sensitive information from businesses.