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Beware! Popular Phone and Smartphone Scams And How To Defend Yourself

Popular Smartphone Scams

Criminals and scammers are constantly on the lookout for new techniques and strategies to steal your information and make a profit. To protect yourself this holiday season, check out these top phone scams and new smartphone scams. We’ve also got some tips on how to defend against these scams before you fall victim.

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4 Cybersecurity Tips For Business Owners & Managers

4 Cybersecurity Tips for Business Owners & Managers

There are some quick, common-sense tips you can put into place that will make you and your business a harder target for those looking to do you harm. Check out this article for 4 Cybersecurity Tips For Business Owners & Managers.

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Layered Network Security: 5 Components Every Layered Security Solution Should Have & Why Employee Training Is A Must Have

Layered Network Security Solution

More and more threats are facing your business every day when it comes to data security and network security. Cyber criminals come up with new techniques and tactics to try and cause you trouble, steal your data and hold you hostage for big payouts. To combat this, cybersecurity experts and IT vendors should be protecting you using layered security. Take a look at what layered network security is, 5 of the leading pieces and why employee education/training is probably the most important piece of any companies data and network security.

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How to Spot Phishing Scams and Stop Cyber-Criminals from Stealing Your Data

Phishing Scams

Email is an essential part or our everyday communications. It is also one of the most common methods that hackers use to attempt to gain access to sensitive information. More than 90% of data breaches start with a phishing attack. “Phishing” uses fraudulent email messages designed to impersonate a legitimate person or organization and trick the recipient into downloading harmful attachments or divulging sensitive information, such as passwords, bank account numbers, and Social Security numbers. Read on to learn more and how to protect yourself from these scams.

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How You Can Protect Yourself from the Personal And Professional Losses Related To Data Theft & the Dark Web

Dark Web Protection

In this third and final article in our Dark Web series we dive into different tools and ideas for protecting both your personal and professional data from cyber criminals on the Dark Web. We also introduce a new monitoring tool every business professional should add to their cyber security arsenal as well as a special offer. Make sure and give this one a read!

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5 Ways Your Information Gets On The Dark Web

Dark Web Part 2

In this second part in our dark web series we dive into some of the most common ways hackers and cyber-criminals get around your security and steal your data. Keeping your hardware up to date is only one piece of a proper defense when it comes to hackers and the dark web. Read on to learn more.

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To SSL or Not to SSL: What is HTTPs and Why it Matters to You

HTTPs Website Security chicago

Have you ever considered what goes into securing the websites you visit every day? Nobody wants their personal information stolen by a criminal when they go online to shop, pay bills or communicate with service providers. There are special components that you want on your site to avoid these issues. Discover what they are and how sites use them in this article.

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Dark Web Series Part 1 – What Is the Dark Web & Why It Matters To You

dark web matters

2017 was another big year for cyber-security. With multiple global ransomware attacks, more large scale breaches and cyber-security taking center stage politically, it’s safe to say these topics aren’t going anywhere and the issues/incidents are only expected to get worse. We’d like to introduce you to a specific space on the World Wide Web that you might not know about - The Dark Web.

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5 Ways To Keep Cyber Criminals At Bay This Holiday

cyber criminals holiday online shopping

Nobody wants to start the new year with a stolen identity or credit card fraud to deal with. This time of year is one of the biggest for retail – both brick and mortar and online. And any time people are buying things, cyber criminals and hackers are going to be trying to steal private information. Protect yourself this holiday and take a look at these 5 ways to keep the criminals at bay.

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Popular Phone Scams & How To Avoid Them Part 2

Popular Phone Scams & How To Avoid Them Part 2

In this second installment of our two part series on phone scams, we dive into a new trend of SMS based scamming called SMShing. We also take a closer look at the popular IRS based phone scam and how to spot it from a mile away. Here’s a hint . . . the IRS doesn’t call and demand immediate payment without an opportunity to ask questions or appeal. Make sure to give this article a read and share with family and friends.

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