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How VPNs Can Help Startups Improve Cybersecurity

By | Oct 15, 2017 at 10:30 am

It cannot be denied that there is a fast growth of internet access all over the world. By checking current numbers showed by InternetLiveStats.com, you will spot the live users stat at nearly 3.7 million. While it’s good to know that a lot of…

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How to Secure Your Online Activity Through a VPN

By | Oct 13, 2017 at 11:30 am

Internet privacy is something that’s on a lot of people’s minds these days, as they are rightly concerned about how to protect themselves and their data while browsing the web. There are plenty of VPNs on the market, but not all security solutions are…

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The Downside of the Internet of Things

By | Oct 13, 2017 at 7:15 am

Smart technology is gaining ground and shifting into many areas of our lives. Just frrom 2014 to now, we have sprinkler systems that gauge the weather and determine, on their own, whether or not our lawns need to be watered or not, and a…

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Michael Hermus of Homeland Security Gives Cybersecurity Advice

By | Oct 10, 2017 at 6:30 pm

If you aren’t making cybersecurity a priority at your business, where have you been? Between countless global cyber attacks and privacy concerns across the consumer landscape, ignoring cybersecurity is foolish at best and negligent at worst. Fortunately, Michael Hermus, CTO for the Office of the Chief…

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It’s Up to You to Make Cybersecurity a Strategic Priority

By | Oct 5, 2017 at 8:30 am

According to a recent global survey of C-suite executives and IT decision makers, most executives still don’t fully comprehend the nature of the cyberthreats they face or the potential consequences of an attack. Without the proper defenses in place, you’re putting nearly every element of…

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TechCo Top Stories: GoPro, Denver Startup Week, and Innovate Celebrate 2017

By | Sep 29, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Fall is in the air and you know what that means: tech conferences abound. Whether it’s Startup Week powered by Chase for Business or TechCo’s upcoming Innovate Celebrate conference, the amount of entrepreneurial energy floating around the US ecosystem is palpable. Feel like you’re…

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7 Most Important Features of Cloud Storage for Small Businesses

By | Sep 28, 2017 at 9:20 am

With 87 percent of computing services projected to be handled by cloud-based services by 2019, startups and large businesses are scrambling to get their digital ducks in a row. Granted, the speed of change has notably skyrocketed in recent years, but that’s no excuse…

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Interview: How Paper Invoices Could Be the Weak Link in Your Security

By | Sep 26, 2017 at 2:30 pm

When any small business owner comes across news of an internet security breach at a major organization (which seems to be every week lately), one thought likely flits across their mind: Is my business secure? After all, the CEO of Equifax abruptly resigned today following the…

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A Cyberattack on Accounting Firm Deloitte Reveals Clients’ Emails

By | Sep 25, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Earlier this month we released a list rounding up the major internet security breaches of 2017, from WannaCry to HBO’s 1.5 terabyte leak to the Petya ransomware attacks. And of course we’ve already had another cyberattack since then. Read all about it here, after taking a…

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Watch This “Hacker” Pickpocket a Bitcoin Wallet in Less Than 3 Minutes

By | Sep 18, 2017 at 11:30 am

Identity theft always feels like someone else’s problem until it happens to you. Offline backups, firewalls, and anti-virus software hardly feel necessary until you’re the one on the phone with your bank trying to explain that it wasn’t you that bought $150 worth gas,…

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Study: Most IT Professionals Are Really Worried About the Cloud

By | Sep 15, 2017 at 11:30 am

Cybersecurity has become global news at this point in the game. With cyber attacks making headlines, hacks hitting corporations, and individuals being forced to hand over Bitcoin for their cherished personal photos and information, it’s no wonder consumers have begun making digital security a…

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What Would You Give Up to Never Get Hacked Again?

By | Sep 12, 2017 at 11:30 am

After 143 million consumers’ personal information was compromised in the Equifax hack, individuals and large companies alike are worried that hackers have free reign over the digital world. After all, it seems like every other week there’s a new headline describing some kind of…

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How Crowdsourcing Can Help Fight Against Cyber Threats

By | Sep 11, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe coined the phrase, “precaution is better than cure,” and nowhere is that more true than in cybersecurity. Discovering weaknesses and loopholes before hackers can save you from devastating data breaches, data theft, loss of money and also reputation damage can…

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7 Recent Hacks That Have Consumers Freaked Out

By | Sep 11, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Every week, a new “largest hack ever” hits the headlines and strikes fear into everyday consumers.  From ransomware attacks to data breaches, these hacks have put more personal information at risk than the biggest blabber mouths of the business world put together. Plus, with…

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How to Protect and Monitor Your Identity After The Equifax Hack

By | Sep 11, 2017 at 11:30 am

The Equifax breach is one for the books and has compromised 143 million consumer’s private and personal financial data. The unauthorized access occurred between mid-May and July 2017, and was discovered on July 29 – the company just announced it last week.  According to…

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Equifax, You Had One Job

By | Sep 8, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Social security numbers, drivers licenses, and the kitchen sink have all been compromised in one of the biggest hacks of personal information to Equifax. Customers generally found out through the media that Equifax’s breach was detected July 29, 2017 and impacted approximately 143 million…

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Hackers Can Now Silently Take Control of Your Voice Assistants

By | Sep 7, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Cybersecurity has been a pressing issue for large corporations and small startups alike in recent years. From global ransomware attacks to corporate data breaches, hackers have become all too skilled at gaining control of huge chunks of information from banks, ecommerce companies, streaming sites,…