ScreenConnect Vulnerability Exploited – IT Companies are Being Targeted

By Byron Martin | February 23, 2024
ConnectWise is addressing a critical vulnerability discovered in ConnectWise ScreenConnect, its remote desktop and access software that enables MSP..

Enhanced Security Measures To Safeguard Your Phone In 2024

By Byron Martin | February 20, 2024
Long gone are the days when phones were simple devices used to make calls. Today our phones are advanced, handheld supercomputers that can do..

Never Trust, Always Verify: Zero Trust Security

By Byron Martin | February 14, 2024
Zero Trust is a relatively new cybersecurity strategy that is rapidly becoming the security model of choice for businesses. In fact, we anticipate..

Give Your Business Continuity Plan the Love It Deserves

By Byron Martin | February 5, 2024
Wintertime can feel like a wonderland. There’s hot cocoa, cozy fireside conversations, glistening white snowfall…ice storms, power outages, and tons..

Tips for Maximizing National Change Your Password Day: Is Your Password Up to Par?

By Byron Martin | February 1, 2024
Each year on February 1st, we celebrate Change Your Password Day. While it’s not a holiday that gets you off work, it serves as a good opportunity..

Myth Busting: 5 Common Cybersecurity Misconceptions

By Byron Martin | January 19, 2024
In today’s hyperconnected world, cybersecurity is a critical concern for individuals and organizations alike. However, as the digital landscape..

Urgent Warning about Bank Account Fraud

By Byron Martin | January 12, 2024
The infamous Xenomorph Android malware, known for targeting 56 European banks in 2022, is back and in full force targeting US banks, financial..

Make Cybersecurity a Priority in Your 2024 Business Plan

By Byron Martin | January 9, 2024
Is your business plan for 2024 finalized yet? The last few months of the year can get hectic, between trying to close out the end of the quarter..

10 Tasks You Might Not Be Aware Your IT Team Can Handle

By Byron Martin | December 28, 2023
When you run your own business, it feels like there are never enough hours in the day. Even when you start early and end late, there’s always..

When Your Facebook Or Other Online Accounts Get Hacked, Who’s Responsible For The Losses?

By Katrina Wahlbrink | December 14, 2023
Recently, the CEO of a very successful marketing firm had their Facebook account hacked. In just a weekend, the hackers were able to run over..

Urgent iOS Update: Protect Your Device from Security Vulnerabilities

By Byron Martin | December 5, 2023
On November 30th, Apple released an urgent update, iOS 17.1.2, that aims to patch two possible security exploits documented in 17.1.1.

Safe Online Shopping: Tips for a Secure Experience

By Byron Martin | November 20, 2023
With Black Friday and Cyber Monday right around the corner, here are some tips for a safe and secure online shopping experience.

4 Things To Do Right Now To Prevent Your Cyber Insurance Claim From Being Denied

By Byron Martin | November 16, 2023
“Thank goodness” is probably what Illinois-based manufacturing company ICS thought about having a cyber insurance policy with Travelers Insurance..

How To Safely Share Passwords With Employees

By Byron Martin | November 6, 2023
If you ask a security professional, you get by-the-book advice about sharing passwords: “Don’t share passwords.” But we know, in reality, that..

Here’s What Google Maps Timeline Knows About You (And It’s More Than You Think)

By Byron Martin | October 30, 2023
It’s 10:00 p.m. – do you know where your children are? Google probably does. Thanks to Google Maps’ Timeline feature, the tech company probably knows..

Staying Cyber-Savvy: Outsmarting Criminals with Regular Software Updates

By Byron Martin | October 19, 2023
36% of survey participants reported installing the latest updates and software as soon as they become available. Of those who reported installing the..

Guardians of the Inbox: How to Recognize and Report Phishing

By Byron Martin | October 16, 2023
72% of respondents reported that they checked to see whether messages were legitimate (i.e. phishing or a scam) compared to 15% who reported not..

Enhance Your Online Security Now with Multifactor Authentication

By Byron Martin | October 10, 2023
In a recent National Cybersecurity Alliance survey, 57% of respondents said they have heard of multifactor authentication (MFA), but many people..

Lock It Down: The Power of Strong Passwords and Password Managers

By Byron Martin | October 5, 2023
Only 33% of individuals create unique passwords for all accounts (NCA)

CISA Kicks Off Cybersecurity Awareness Month With "Secure Our World" Campaign

By Byron Martin | October 2, 2023
October isn't just about falling leaves and pumpkin spice; it's also Cybersecurity Awareness Month, established in 2004 and dedicated to raising..

Improve Your Cybersecurity Awareness

By Byron Martin | September 26, 2023
If you’ve turned on the news sometime during the past few years, you’ve probably heard of more than one instance where a business closed due to a..

What Compliance Standards Does Your Business Need To Maintain?

By Byron Martin | August 28, 2023
Compliance standards are some of the most important things a business needs to maintain to be profitable and well-respected while staying out of..

Prepare Your Kids For A Successful School Year: Tech Tips To Maximize Learning Potential

By Byron Martin | August 17, 2023
Back-to-school season has finally arrived, and it won’t be long before our kids are back in the classroom, learning all sorts of different subjects...

Tek Video: The Probability of a Second Breach

By Byron Martin | August 7, 2023
If you've had a breach, statistically the likelihood of you having a second breach or more is very high.

From the Top Down: The Importance of Cybersecurity Leadership in Mitigating Business Risks

By Byron Martin | July 26, 2023
The days when cybersecurity was solely the concern of IT departments are long gone.

Shielding Your Cloud: Securing M365 and Google Workspace with SaaS Protection

By Byron Martin | June 20, 2023
Many organizations assume that moving to a cloud-based collaboration app such as Microsoft 365 or Google Workspace means email security and backup is..

Tek Video: Cyber Resilience

By Byron Martin | May 30, 2023
The FBI revealed in its 2022 Internet Crime Report that ransomware gangs breached the networks of at least 860 critical infrastructure organizations..

Tek Video: Top 5 Cybersecurity Musts

By Katrina Wahlbrink | May 25, 2023
Top 5 Cybersecurity Musts. So, what can you do?

The Cybersecurity Divide: Understanding the Cybersecurity Poverty Line

By Byron Martin | May 22, 2023
In today's digital age, cybersecurity has become a critical aspect of every organization's operations. Cyber-attacks can lead to financial losses,..

Tek Video: Cybersecurity Insurance Application Questions

By Byron Martin | May 16, 2023
The cyber insurance market is getting stricter with its application questions and requirements.

Tek Video: The Hacker Timeline

By Byron Martin | May 8, 2023
The average time it takes to identify a breach is 197 days. That's crazy. And then the average time to contain a breach is 69 days.

Tek Video: Myth - My Data is Safe in the Cloud

By Byron Martin | May 4, 2023
Microsoft works off what is called a shared responsibility model. The message is simple, Microsoft is responsible for its cloud, and end-users and ..

Tek Video: Myth - I'm Safe, I Have Current Cybersecurity Tools

By Byron Martin | May 1, 2023
Cybersecurity is much more than the tools.

Tek Video: Myth - I Can Recover from Backups

By Byron Martin | April 24, 2023
So here's the critical thing, the myth. And I touched on it a minute ago.

Tek Video: Social Engineering - Hacking People not Technology

By Byron Martin | March 28, 2023
Hacking people, not technology.

What is a Cybersecurity Tabletop Exercise?

By Byron Martin | March 23, 2023
Have you heard of a cybersecurity tabletop exercise or tabletop drill?