Multi-factor Authentication: protect your business from prying eyes

Your business data is at risk more than ever. If your password is weak, can easily be guessed, or is the same for multiple websites, hackers can steal your data and sell it to your competitors.

Data is the most valuable resource in the knowledge economy, so everyone from Google to small businesses in Huntsville need to protect their customer data at all costs.

Breach news to share with your customers!

This week we saw mobile apps making headlines. Tinder was used by a potential spy to unsuccessfully bait military secrets out of an airman and Snapchat’s source code was published on Github. The marketing campaign for the PGA championship has hit a speed bump in the form of a ransomware attack and an Australian hospital specializing in maternal health exposed treatments on the web.

What Makes a Security Awareness Training Program Effective?

Businesses all over the world are investing more into their cybersecurity strategies than ever before. A press release published by Gartner at the end of last year forecast an annual global spend of almost $100 billion by the end of 2018. High-profile data breaches constantly make the headlines, and the evolving threat landscape is driving the need for more spending; a trend that’s showing no signs of slowing down in the foreseeable future.

GDPR: What information is protected and who must comply?

Have you noticed that businesses are frantically reviewing all their data capture and processes now more than ever? Have you experienced a new-found respect for your time and privacy from newsletter publishers and e-marketers asking you whether you’d like to continue receiving their emails?

Then, you can thank the European Union (EU) for its newly enforced General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which went into effect on May 25, 2018 (after two years of preparation and debate). This law gives all citizens in the EU more control over how companies collect and store their data -- even companies outside the EU.

GDPR aims to establish digital privacy as one of the fundamental rights for residents in all 28 EU member states.

Windows 7 End of Life – Why You Should Start Preparing Now

Although businesses around the world are finally starting to set their sights on the far newer Windows 10, Windows 7 still retains the largest share of the operating system market in the business world. Despite being eight-and-a-half years old, 43.43% of computers still run Windows 7, which surprisingly presents a significant increase from the previous year.

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