A closer look at fileless malware

To avoid detection by anti-malware programs, cybercriminals are increasingly abusing legitimate software tools and programs installed on computers to initiate attacks. They use fileless malware to infiltrate trusted applications and issue executables that blend in with normal network traffic, IT processes, and system administration tasks while leaving fewer footprints. Ultimately, your business could be at […]

Monitoring your employees online: Is it a good idea?

The question of monitoring your employees’ computers is a tricky one. Some say such a practice is unethical. But it can also be a way to prevent data breaches. Find out the pros and cons of monitoring your employees’ online behavior by reading this blog. And should you decide your business needs employee monitoring, we […]

New Android malware detected!

If you have an Android device, be careful! An exceptionally dangerous Android malware known as DEFENSOR ID is currently making the rounds in the Google Play Store. The malware exploits the Accessibility Services in an Android device to evade detection by traditional security measures. This threat can put your data and business in jeopardy, so […]

How to enable windows defender? Support for New York Businesses

Here is a quick overview for how to enable Windows Defender in your Windows 10 devices:

Open the taskbar
Click the Windows Defender Icon (Shield or Castle depending on O.S)
This will open the Windows Defender Panel. Here look for the setting “Turn off Windows Defender Antivirus” which is underneath the folders of other settings.

Are your business printers protected against hacks?

When it comes to cybersecurity, you probably think of protecting computers, apps, or online databases first and printers last. Precisely because they’re overlooked in, printers can be exploited by hackers and used as a gateway to infiltrate your systems. Secure your networks against intruders by following these steps. What makes business printers vulnerable to cyberattacks? […]

Keep these in mind when shopping for antivirus software

If you think cybersecurity is only for big organizations, think again. Small- and mid-sized businesses often don’t have the budget for expensive cybersecurity tools, making them easier targets for cybercriminals. Statistics show that cybercrimes continue to increase every year. And with the global pandemic forcing businesses to work from home, protection from cyberthreats such as […]

Security best practices for remote workers

Working from home increases employee autonomy, cuts costs, and ensures the health and safety of the company during the coronavirus pandemic. The problem is, it also increases the likelihood of security breaches since employees are working outside the company’s security perimeter. That’s why you and your staff must adhere to these security best practices. Fortify […]

VPN: A quick way to secure remote work connections

A lot of us are suddenly working from home, but few are taking enough safety precautions. Remember, cybercriminals may take advantage of these circumstances to attempt to infiltrate organizations.
So, how can we make sure our sensitive data remains encrypted and secure?

The answer: get a Virtual Private Network (VPN).

VPN is part of a layered security plan and it’s particularly useful for granting remote access safely.

Technology Checklist for SMB’s now Working from Home

You’re home and you’re working. The same goes for your team, and this means everyone.

It won’t last forever (we hope), but it is going to be a little while until we get back to normal.

Your IT department or partner is probably going at 110% right now as they get each person ready to work from home, and they are going to deserve a prize when things settle down.

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Autocomplete password risks

Web browsers come with features to improve user experience. One of the most popular ones is auto-fill passwords. These are designed for users to store and automatically use their account credentials to access websites and other applications. While auto-fill passwords are convenient, they come with security risks. Read more. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous […]