You may not be aware that ransomware attacks are on the rise — and they’re quickly covering more ground while also getting more destructive. Take for example, the worldwide malware attack in June of last year that struck businesses all over the world. And many of these businesses were big brand names like FedEx, for example. Other big agencies that were targeted included Maersk, the Danish shipping firm, and Rosneft, an oil and gas company
Business is moving at the speed of light, thanks to rapidly advancing technology. Internet access is faster than ever before, making it possible to send massive files, conduct face-to-face video conferences and process huge amounts of data in moments. Updated hardware is a must-have in order to take advantage of these tools, but simply purchasing a top-of-the-line computer isn’t enough. It doesn’t take long for systems to get bogged down, which leads to slower start-up
Employee monitoring is a time-honored necessity in any business, but the digital age has changed the methods required to do it well. Gone are the days when a time clock and a manager walking the floor were enough to track worker activity. Today, most employees perform duties that rely on a computer or mobile device, each of which provides access to a world of distractions, security risks and time wasting. A simple walkthrough doesn’t cut
Under Armour revealed on Thursday that its MyFitnessPal app has been hacked. At first glance, this looks to be the 2nd largest data breach behind Equifax. The fitness apparel company learned that data on 150 million accounts for the site and app were breached earlier this week, a statement said. MyFitnessPal users are urged to change any common password they use across multiple accounts. The account information is already being traded on the Dark Web. Corporations should advise
5 Ways a Managed Service Provider Can Protect You From Cyber Crime With new cyber threats emerging on an almost daily basis, and long-standing ones still causing problems, how do you protect your business from cyber criminals? According to research by Accenture, cyber attacks cost businesses $11.7 million in 2017 alone, with security breaches increasing by 27.4 percent. This shows it can be a challenge for any business to stay on top of the latest threats.