Use STRONG passwords!

Thanks to powerful brute-force-attack software readily available online, hackers can try tens of millions of possible password combinations per second. For example, hacking software can guess a five character password in under three hours. If you only use lowercase letters, it’s 11.9 seconds.

Working from home? DON’T! Until you read this

If you plan on catching up on some work from home AND you’re using a personal device such as a smartphone or personal laptop – DON’T! Unless your personal device is covered under our Business Security Plus plan, you could accidentally introduce a virus to the company’s network.

This will shock you about bank fraud on business accounts

Did you know your company’s bank account doesn’t enjoy the same protections as a personal bank account? For example, if a hacker takes money from your business account, the bank is NOT responsible for getting your money back. (Don’t believe me? Go ask your bank what their policy is on refunding you money stolen from your account.

Cybersecurity Tip #1: How To Foil Ransomware

Ransomware is a type of malware (virus) that blocks access to your files, and then demands that you pay a ransom in order to get them back. This is usually done by encrypting the files, requiring a password to decrypt the data. The password is available to you for a small fee, usually ranging from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand.