Be Wary When Scanning QR Codes As New Scams Emerge

Qishing

You can find QR codes are everywhere these days, on restaurant menus, in shops, flyers and posters. QR codes are convenient and easy to use and you can easily scan them with your smartphone camera to go to a website, a coupon, a video or some other online content. Continue reading

Is It Time To Upgrade Your Internet Router?

Modern router

Have you noticed your internet experience declining recently, do you have bad wireless coverage throughout your office or concerned about the security of your network? If so, it may be time for an upgrade. Continue reading

Don’t Fall for a Deepfake Scam?

DeepFake

Deepfakes becoming are becoming increasingly sophisticated but what exactly is a Deepfake?

In simple terms, Deepfakes are videos or images manipulated using artificial intelligence (AI) technology. Continue reading

Stop Using Outdated Operating Systems

Upgrade your OS ASAP

Most people know they should not be using an outdated operating system such as Windows 7 or 8.1. But they believe that as long as you avoid visiting shady websites and refrain from clicking on suspicious links or emails, there is no harm! Continue reading

Don’t Settle for Less: Upgrade Your IT Provider

Proactive IT support

As a business owner, you may already have an existing IT support provider or MSP that handles your IT needs. However, have you ever considered if they still truly meet your needs and expectations? Just settling for the status quo and sticking with the “devil you know” may not always be the best approach to your current business’s needs. Continue reading

Top Breaches of 2023 and How You Can Protect Yourself

Computer Security

The battle against cyber threats is an ongoing challenge and unfortunately there is no one thing that will protect you 100% and 2023 has proven to be a watershed year for data breaches. Data compromises have surged to an all-time high in the U.S. This is based on data from the first 9 months of the year. Meaning that numbers will only end up higher for the year. Continue reading

The Risks of QR Codes

Qishing

Quick Response (QR) codes have been around for over 20 years, but were not used a lot until recently. During the COVI-19 pandemic, businesses needed a safe, contactless solution and QR codes provided an easy way for customers to access menus, place orders, log into WiFi and more – all without touching shared surfaces. Continue reading

Do You Really Need It All? Understanding the Need for Comprehensive Cybersecurity

Security Testing

As a small business owner, your top priority is keeping costs low while supporting business growth. Your IT provider recommends investing in a robust stack of cybersecurity software and owners wonder whether they really need all those solutions. Continue reading

Is Your Inbox Drowning in Spam? Here’s Why and How to Stop It!

Why Spam is a Small Business Nightmare

Unwanted marketing messages (aka SPAM) are clogging up everyone’s inboxes, but have you ever stopped to wonder how on earth all those spammers have sourced your email address?

Hare are some ways they may have gotten your email address: Continue reading