Warning – The Most Effective Social Engineering Attacks

Warning - The Most Effective Social Engineering Attacks

Although it may seem as if hackers, criminals, and thieves prefer the challenge of attacking only seemingly impenetrable computer systems, this is not necessarily the case. While it is true that companies do need effective security measures in place to handle these types of impersonal attacks, hackers still frequently turn to more traditional methods of cyber attacks for one good reason. As IT security methods continue to become more sophisticated,

Data Backup vs. Data Replication, Which Is Right for Businesses?

Data Backup vs. Data Replication, Which Is Right for Businesses?

Data replication and data backup may sound like ballpark terms to one another, but the difference is actually very distinct. Knowing the difference between what replication and backup actually is can help you make smarter choices when deciding the best choice of action for your data.  Data backup can be seen as the old school method of data, and is not interchangeable with replication. Here are the main differences when

Top 5 Mobile Device Security Protocols for Organizations

Top 5 Mobile Device Security Protocols for Organizations

More and more organizations are allowing their staff to rely on portable smart devices in order to conduct official business. With 24 hour, on-the-spot access to key information and business tools, portable devices offer astounding amounts of flexibility and convenience — enabling employers to access their organization from anywhere. That said, the question must be asked, is enough being done to protect all this mission-critical data? In this post, we

Develop a Data Loss Prevention Strategy

Develop a Data Loss Prevention Strategy

Every business needs to think about the risk of data loss. Even the smallest ones have a customer and financial information that has to stay out of the wrong hands. Many have records that could lead to identity theft if they’re stolen. A business needs a plan and a policy to prevent data loss. It has to include these steps: Perform a risk analysis Some information is especially sensitive, and

Go Paperless – Save Money and Help the Environment

Go Paperless - Save Money and Help the Environment

It’s difficult to remember the days when all correspondence was either done through the mail or perhaps with a phone call. Of course, now it’s easy to send an unwanted message to the trash bin along with saving the important ones in a file folder, but that was not always the case. Although there have been significant increases in the use of electronic documentation rather than using paper, there is