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The New Era of Cyber Security

The New Era of Cyber Security

Protecting your computer networks and your data is getting more and more difficult. Cyber criminals are getting more sophisticated, and the attacks that they create are more creative than ever. If they can’t install a trojan-infected file on your computer, they create a file-less attack.

Why Full Disk Encryption Isn’t Enough

Why Full Disk Encryption Isn’t Enough

Many of our clients tell us that they believe their data is secure because they have “full disk encryption” -- typically the BitLocker that comes with Windows 10 -- enabled on their computers. But it’s very important for you to know what full disk encryption is, what threats it can protect you from, and what threats it is defenseless against.

Fileless and Zero-Day Attacks

Fileless and Zero-Day Attacks

Many computer users think that if they have a good Anti-Virus program running on their computer, that their computers will be safe from hacks and threats. IT security professionals have long known that is not the case, but now two newer types of attacks are proving it more often than ever.

Cold Boot Attack Unlocks Sensitive Data

Cold Boot Attack Unlocks Sensitive Data

We’re taught to believe that strong passwords, encryption, firewalls and other digital security measures will help keep your computers safe from hackers. Now comes a threat that reminds us that not all dangers are digital in nature. Sometimes, nothing short of locking up your computers will help to prevent them from being hacked using the "cold boot attack.

Beware Money Transfer Scams

Beware Money Transfer Scams

Buying a home is stressful enough, but now home buyers need to be aware of a new threat to their “happily ever after” story. Property buyers can be at risk of losing hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars if they’re not careful because hackers have now stepped into an unlikely area of finance: money transfers.

Office 365 Hack Attack – Are you at Risk?

Office 365 Hack Attack – Are you at Risk?

With the rise of Office 365 email accounts, a new kind of hack is becoming more common. Microsoft expects that they’ll have 120 million users by the end of 2018, so a hack targeted at these users is likely to spread quickly. Knowing what to look out for is your best defense against ensuring that your own Office 365 email isn’t hacked.