Why You Shouldn’t Use SMS as your 2FA

2FA / MFA Issues

Every time you’re online and a site sends a separate code to check your identity, you’re using two-factor authentication. It has become the norm and if you are not doing this for all your online accounts then you should start straight away (check out our article on Why 2FA is Important). As with most things security wise, hackers have figured out how to get around the SMS code, too. This article shows you how they do it and how to stay safe. Continue reading

What You Need to Know about Security Testing

Security Testing

You want to keep your IT in top shape. Your business technology supports both your productivity and profitability. You do not want to be dealing with downtime. It is also good to avoid running afoul of any industry regulations or standards. But how does a business gauge their IT fitness? That’s where IT audits, security assessments and penetration testing come in. Continue reading

Here Is Why You Shouldn’t Try Computer Repairs Yourself!

DIY Computer Repair

Most people like to take a shot at fixing things something themselves. It can broaden their understanding of things as well as potentially saving them some money. With some things that works out great, but when it comes to repairing your business computer repair, it is probably not worth the effort. This article shares some of the things to consider before trying to do that repair yourself. Continue reading

3 Ways You Can Get Infected With Ransomware

What to do if you are hit by ransomware

There’s been a lot in the news over the last few weeks about ransomware attacks. As the media can give people the wrong impression let me clear up some things for you. Continue reading

4 Signs You Are Not Budgeting Enough for IT

Tech Budget

Every business wants to be cost-conscious as saving money in one area can make funds available to expand, develop new products or pay people more. That all makes good business sense. Continue reading

Everyone Plays a Role To Prevent Cybersecurity Issues

Cyber Security

Hollywood films would have us believe that cyberattacks are elaborately planned and use expensive, sophisticated tools developed by hackers and geeks is sophisticated labs. But in real life, most hacks are nothing like that as the first steps cybercriminals take are to simply fool a human to gain access. Continue reading

Beware Of These Social Media Scams

Social Media Scams

You may think it is a bit of fun to type in your answers to the quiz, which asks silly questions such as your nickname and first model of car? You may think it is some plain old fun, but many of these social media questionnaires are set up by hackers to steal your identity. Continue reading