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How Safe is Your Email?

How Safe is Your Email?

Email is (and has been) a prime method of communication for businesses of all sizes. With email comes a whole slew of issues that are essentially synonymous with the technology; spam, information overload, phishing, and information privacy. Even Nevada businesses that only do business locally are at risk of these issues. Personal email accounts are equally […]

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How Virtualization Can Be a Lucrative Investment for Your Business

How Virtualization Can Be a Lucrative Investment for Your Business

Hosting an in-house IT infrastructure may give you the reassurance that all of your servers and network equipment are being cared for properly, but it’s important to realize that your time is better spent elsewhere, like running your business. If you’re unsure if you’re providing the necessary maintenance and management for your mission-critical hardware solutions, […]

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The Dangers of Sharing Too Much Online

The Dangers of Sharing Too Much Online

In a world where information can travel the globe many times over in mere seconds, allowing too much information to find it’s way online can have devastating and unfortunate consequences for your personal and professional life. Recently a video went viral featuring a mind reading psychic pulling random participants from the streets of Brussels highlights […]

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Some Evil Genius Just Combined the Pyramid Scheme With Ransomware

Some Evil Genius Just Combined the Pyramid Scheme With Ransomware

The ransomware machine keeps moving forward, despite significant opposition. In particular, the ransomware tag-team duo of Petya and Mischa have steamrolled most attempts to block them from accessing critical systems, always finding ways to outsmart security professionals. Now, these ransomwares have adopted a Ransomware as a Service model, which has made significant changes to the […]

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The PROactive Defense Against Ransomware

The PROactive Defense Against Ransomware

Computers are especially significant when it comes to their role in business.  The use of properly managed and maintained computers in the workplace provide greater efficiencies and increased productivity.  There are greater interactions between employees, agencies, clients, and customers through the use of computers and their constant connectivity to the Internet. People use their computers for […]

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Ransomware: A Hated Malware With an Intriguing Past

Ransomware: A Hated Malware With an Intriguing Past

The short, yet devastating, history of ransomware is littered with what amounts to individual horror stories. As you may well know, ransomware, is a particularly devious and potentially devastating strain of malware that, when enacted, locks a computer’s files down so the user can’t access them. A message is then relayed that instructs them to […]

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Alert: 7-Zip Software Can Leave Your System Vulnerable

Alert: 7-Zip Software Can Leave Your System Vulnerable

Software vulnerabilities can cause major issues for individuals and businesses. Cisco’s Talos Security Intelligence and Research Group, which is designed as an organization to “protect consumers from known and emerging threats,” has found such a vulnerability with 7zip. The 7zip software is an open-sourced file archiver and decompressor, and has many software developers scrambling to […]

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