Spectre and Meltdown Can Spell Big Trouble for All Technology Devices

Just this past week, the Software Engineering Institute announced that computer chips in most technology is vulnerable to a cyberattack – allowing bad actors the ability to access and exploit sensitive data stored on smartphones, tablets, desktops and even the cloud. The code name for the two chip vulnerabilities: Spectre and Meltdown. This blog will address what these threats are, how you can minimize your exposure to them and what to expect in the coming days and weeks. What is Spectre? Spectre is a vulnerability that forces other programs on a user’s operating system to access an arbitrary location in […]

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Ransomware Continues to be a Major Threat for Small Businesses

After the WannaCry ransomware virus spread through 300,000 computers around the globe, much has been written and touted about what went wrong. The latest report shows North Korean cyber criminals are the culprits, but the saddest part of this story is many of the individuals and businesses that paid the ransom never received their data back. Ransomware, if spread throughout the entire company, can cripple a business for days on end. Below are some key statistical observations about ransomware and the best solutions to keep it at bay within your organization, whether you have 5 or 5,000 employees. Startling Statistics […]

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