Phishing emails are a well-known and mostly annoying daily reality for most of us and not surprisingly, the banking industry is one of the top targets of hackers. All banks have email security protections in place, and most of the phishing attempts are obvious and easy to avoid. These “scatter shot” or “spray-and-pray” attacks rely on sending a high volume of generic emails to catch a few bites from gullible targets.
Thorough IT infrastructure builds tend to be cost-prohibitive and consequently, difficult to justify for many businesses. Hyperconvergence is a great alternative to traditional IT builds, both in terms of cost and robustness. What are hyperconverged infrastructures? In a traditional IT environment, networking, server, and storage hardware need to be purchased separately and configured to work […]
Join RESULTS Technology for our final Small Business Event of the year and enjoy lunch on us as we present Cyber Security for the Kansas City Business. Our speaker for this event is FBI Special Agent George Schultzel. He will discuss topics on what cyber crime looks like, how small businesses are targeted, and what you can do to make sure your company is not the next victim.
RESULTS Technology has joined the National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) initiative, held annually in October, by signing up as a Champion and joining a growing global effort to promote the awareness of online safety and privacy. NCSAM is a collaborative effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities, associations, nonprofit organizations and individuals committed to this year’s NCSAM theme of ‘Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.’ which encourages everyone to #BeCyberSmart through cybersecurity best practices.
We hear a lot of talk about data security because of the constant threat of cyber attacks and hacking. News of data breaches are extremely common. You may find yourself dwelling on the threat ... what would you do in the event of a disaster? How would you access your data? Luckily, there is a broad range of solutions available, some of which can be money-saving, that can help mitigate risk.
Over the last few years, different versions of ransomware have sprung up, all aimed at extorting money from your business. Before you even consider paying for the release of your data, the first thing you must always check is if there’s a free cure for the ransomware that infected your systems.
If you’ve been reading the news lately, you know that more than 20 Texas municipalities were recently infiltrated by hackers demanding, collectively, a $2.5 million ransom causing some of these entities to temporarily cease all operations and pay the demanded ransom.
Microsoft’s Office 365 is a robust productivity and collaboration tool. Businesses are particularly drawn to its advanced features, flexibility, and cost-efficiency. But like other cloud-based platforms, it’s not immune from security risks. Vulnerabilities in SharePoint Businesses typically use SharePoint Online and on-premises SharePoint sites to store sensitive data like personally identifiable data.
Cybersecurity crime is now one of the largest industries worldwide, costing companies a combined $100 billion or more each year. Small and mid-sized businesses are preferred targets because hackers know they can’t afford the big, enterprise-level cybersecurity tools that larger companies have.
Has your organization been hit with a data breach or ransomware recently? This happens more often than you might think to businesses of all sizes. Given the frequency, complexity, and increasing number of threats, a multi-level, agile, and cutting-edge cybersecurity strategy is the only response that will protect businesses from massive losses.