Businesses are always looking for ways to save a bundle without sacrificing growth. For a while, they believed that they had to buy workstations with their own processing power, RAM, and hard drive. But thanks to virtualization, companies can increase their revenue and get the computing processes they need with thin and zero clients. What […]
Big companies like Yahoo, Target, and AOL are often at risk of data breaches because of the large volume of data they collect and store. And when a data breach occurs, individual users are the ones hardest hit. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to mitigate damage from disastrous data breaches. Determine […]
Businesses have made lots of money using social media to engage with current and potential customers for years now. But after a recent breach, some users are reevaluating Facebook’s reputation. Read on to know how this concerns you and if you must do something about it. Last month, news broke that a firm known as […]
Everyone thought the worst was over when credit-reporting agency Equifax revealed that the credentials of 145.5 million people in the US were leaked. However, the company recently discovered that there are more victims from the major breach. Here’s everything you need to know. What happened? On March 1, Equifax reported that the names and driver’s […]
Your passwords are the gateway to your files, money, and identity, so it’s no surprise that hackers are constantly trying to steal them. Most cybercriminals will use malware to do the trick, but they also have other means at their disposal. Google’s year-long security investigation provides the details. The results From March 2016 to March […]
What would you do right now if you discover that your business’s database is hacked and a huge number of your customers’ data gets leaked? Speechless, with dismay, but you need to act, decently. In this case, it helps to have a good incident response plan in place, so your business won’t suffer the same […]
When you have several cost-effective options like cloud computing and managed services providers, IT spending should never get out of control. And if you want to cut back even further, trade in your expensive desktops for thin and zero clients. What are thin and zero clients? Thin clients are stripped-down computers with minimum processing power […]
Things were going great at Michael Daugherty’s up-and-coming $4 million medical-testing company. He was a happy man. He ran a good business in a nice place. His Atlanta-based LabMD had about 30 employees and tested blood, urine and tissue samples for urologists.
Spyware is Internet jargon for hidden programs that advertisers and criminals install on your PC without your permission to spy on you, gather information, and either report this information to a 3rd party for money or for identity theft and other criminal enterprises.
“I’m not going to make payroll – we’re going to close our doors as a result of the fraud.”
Unfortunately, that statement is becoming more common among smaller businesses, according to Mitchell Thompson, head of an FBI financial cybercrimes task force in New York.