Network Security

Network Security: The Top 5 Attacks We’ll See in the Next Three Years

When discussing current network security threats, it can become so overwhelming that it’s a challenge to hone in on one thing at a time. One thing’s clear, though: the next few years are going to become a minefield when it comes to cyber threats for everyone. No matter if you’re a business, or an individual working from …

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2 Recent Network Security Threats You Never Thought Would Happen

Recent news of network security threats ranges from the very small to the very big, from local fast food franchises to the halls of Congress. Point of Sale Breaches Point of Sale systems constantly show up among news of breaches, because they often lack good security. In many cases the terminals have old software and don’t get …

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The Internet of Things: How it Impacts Workplace Network Security

You’ve likely read plenty about The Internet of Things (IoT) over the last few years and how it’s already revolutionizing how we gain information and run technology. As with many new technologies, however, the excitement can frequently tuck away realities about network security. It wasn’t until the last year or two when we finally woke up …

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2016 Is A Ransomware Horror Show! Here’s The New Roundup for Spring

There isn’t any question that 2016 is a ransomware horror show, and we don’t say this with any facetiousness. With ransomware being one of the most insidious pieces of malware out there, awareness is the only thing that can truly bring protection and network security. Unfortunately, far too many businesses don’t realize how much ransomware is …

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Businesses Need Layered Security Approach to Prevent RANSOMWARE Attack

In 2013 the cyber-security community was caught off-guard as the now infamous CryptoLocker virus rapidly spread throughout the world via phishing attacks and so-called “drive-by downloads.” Colloquially known as “ransomware,” viruses of this type encrypt a user’s files and then demand payment in an anonymous digital currency such as Bitcoin in exchange for returning access to …

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Network Security Threats: How Dangerous Will Ransomware Become?

Out of all current network security threats, it seems that ransomware is the most talked about since the beginning of the year. The most recent scare was the fact that ransomware reared its ugly head on Mac computers for the first time. While Mac users had it mostly thwarted, just the fact that it’s gone this far …

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Cyber Security: IRS Warns About Widespread CEO Fraud W-2 Phishing Scam

The “IRS warns against widespread CEO fraud W-2 phishing scam” is perhaps a headline you’ve seen in the media lately, though didn’t pay enough attention. In a time when it seems there’s a cyber security story regarding a virus, phishing scam, or ransomware every day of the week, it’s easy to miss something that could …

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First Ransomware Mac Virus: What it Means for Network Security

Ransomware has become the new term that brings a myriad headaches to companies whenever the word comes up and is a huge threat to a company’s network security. As an ever-growing virus that allows a hacker to lock up a company’s network, it’s a new concept in technology kidnapping. In this case, the person behind the virus …

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Network Security Threats: What Should You Look Out For?

Trying to keep up with network security threats is a Herculean task sometimes when it seems new issues pop up every week. Many cyber threats continue to evolve into more malicious viruses and hacking concerns. While you may think some of these problems wouldn’t bother a business, it ultimately affects all of us. Some network security threats …

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