Small and midsize businesses face an increasingly complex digital landscape. On the one hand, cloud-based operations are almost unavoidable. Considering 40% of consumers start their search online, operating without a web presence is often a losing prospect, especially within highly competitive industries. Still, even those 36% of small businesses in the U.S. without a website…

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A recent cyberattack on Microsoft Exchange Server is believed to have impacted as many as 250,000 email servers covering nearly all business segments and sizes. If you have Microsoft Exchange connected to the internet, you are likely impacted. The hackers, who were linked to a Chinese cyberespionage group, initially exploited flaws in Microsoft’s Exchange software…

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hacker in the shadows behind computer code

More people than ever are currently working remotely because of COVID-19. While such arrangements have been on the rise the past few years, the pandemic has spurred a mass migration home in a short amount of time. And unfortunately, the abruptness of the situation has created major cybersecurity concerns. Despite available technologies, many businesses aren’t…

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man working on laptop on park bench with lock icons on screen

With large masses of people transitioning to work-at-home arrangements, some employers are scrambling to establish remote IT setups. Unfortunately, this often results in rushed arrangements that neglect important security protocols. Nobody knows this better than cybercriminals—and they’re poised to take advantage of this reduced protection of your network. Why does this happen? Home networks and…

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hand grabbing at floating symbols of online content

It’s another Monday, and you look over your office of busy employees hard at work on their computers. While it might seem like a productive scene, however, appearances can be deceiving. Content filtering—the use of software to screen or exclude access to certain websites or emails—could uncover some surprises: Angela from sales is searching for…

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IT investments

There’s a disturbing trend underlying the business world’s increased reliance on technology. It’s true that the internet age has empowered companies of all sizes to do incredible things and that technology is forever transforming the way we do business. However, today’s savvy businesses are intertwined to an unprecedented extent with the technology they use. There’s…

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password guidelines

Today almost everything you do—and almost all information about you—is on a computer or a website connected to the internet. And nearly all businesses, from your doctor’s office to your mechanic, rely on computers and digital information to serve you and their other clients. So protecting this sensitive information with solid password guidelines should be…

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