Tech Tip Tuesday: You’ve been HACKED! What’s the first thing you should do?

No matter how diligent you are about security, there’s always a chance you can get hacked. That’s why you need to put a plan in place NOW to protect yourself and your CLIENTS, so damage is minimized. But what should you do if you find out you’ve been hacked?

First, contact your IT department (us) IMMEDIATELY. The faster we can address the attack – and determine the extent of the data, applications and machines compromised – the better your chances are of preventing much bigger problems.

Tech Tip Tuesday: Set up bank alerts – NOW!

Here’s a tip that just might save your bacon: Set up withdrawal alerts on your bank accounts. Many banks will send you an e-mail alert whenever money is withdrawn from your account via check, debit card or transfer. Setting up those alerts will allow you to spot and report fraudulent activity BEFORE the money has already been siphoned into a cyber-criminal’s hands.

Cyber Security Month 2019: Protect It.

 

Modern technology has done so much to merge our identities with our online presence. While this makes our daily lives easier, it also makes it easier for cyber-criminals to steal your information and commit identity theft.

Cyber Security Month 2019: Secure It.

When it comes to cyber-attacks, businesses have a lot to lose. In 2018, the business sector experienced 571 breaches- the largest amount ever recorded. How were so many businesses vulnerable to attacks? The answer is simple—human error.

Cyber Security Month 2019: Own It.

When it comes to online privacy, it’s easy to be vulnerable to cyber security attacks. Especially in today’s world, the internet interacts with all parts of our daily lives- our communication, our shopping, our work, even our bank accounts and medical records.