The risks of using pirated software
If you’re a small or medium-sized business in Lafayette, LA, you might be considering using pirated software to try and save money. But before you do, consider the risks. A new study has revealed a surprising number of businesses willing to break the law to save costs. We know that every dollar counts, but we […]
If you’re under pressure to take urgent action – stop and think
Phishing scams are one of the biggest security threats to your business right now. A massive 83% of organizations said they suffered successful attacks last year. And with just under a third of phishing emails being opened, the chances that someone in your business will be fooled are high. But to make matters more difficult, […]
Small Businesses Are Attacked by Hackers 3 Times More than Larger Ones
Have you felt more secure from cyberattacks because you have a smaller business? Maybe you thought that you couldn’t possibly have anything that a hacker could want? Didn’t think they even knew about your small business. Well, a new report by cybersecurity firm Barracuda Networks debunks this myth. Their report analyzed millions of emails across thousands of […]
Make sure your cloud server is protected from this
Using a cloud server to drive your business’s technology is a smart idea. The benefits are huge. You can use as little or as much storage as you need, without having to worry about limitations or huge bills. Perfect for growing businesses. Your team can access any data anywhere. Cloud servers were made for the […]
None of your team would fall for this trick… would they?
Cyber criminals have a reputation for constantly coming up with new ways to scam us into handing over login details or sensitive data. And while you might think your team would spot an attempted attack, you could be surprised. We’ve seen a lot of intelligent people – including many business leaders – caught out over […]
Are you using a malicious browser extension without realizing
There are hundreds of thousands of browser extensions designed to help us to save time, be more productive, and personalize our online experience. And while the majority of them do what they’re supposed to, some are not designed to help you at all… If you’re unfortunate enough to download a malicious browser extension without realizing, […]
Passkeys could improve the way you work, forever
Back in May, we heard there would soon be a successor to the password – the Passkey. Now, we’re hearing that Apple will start rolling out Passkeys in the next few months in iOS 16. And we’re excited. Though it’s caused a bit of confusion. Apple is going to great lengths to market the Passkey, […]
Does your business have a defense plan against possible Russian cyber attacks?
While the cyber security of your business should always be a high priority, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine means that businesses may be at an increased risk of cyber-attack. Although there is no direct threat at present, the West is placing a range of sanctions on Russia. There could be retaliation, and Russia has used cyber-attacks […]
Why Do People Create Computer Virus?
Have you ever wondered why someone would put in all the effort to create a computer virus? What’s the incentive for them by creating something so destructive that can spread across the world in seconds? The main three motivators are boasting their skills, to be mischievous, or making money. While boasting skills and being mischievous […]