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Cyber Incident Response 101 for Small Businesses

Imagine it’s the end of a long workday and you’re ready to head home for the evening. However, just as you’re about to leave, you find out your email credentials have been hacked and critical data has been stolen from your business. As a small business, you may have to deal with similar scenarios caused by phishing attacks, ransomware, malware or any other security threat.
ByMichael CudjoeAug 1, 20224 min read

Is Your System Slow? 4 Ways to Speed It Up (System Slowness Troubleshooting)

A slow system is one of the biggest possible hurdles for any small to medium enterprise. Slow, lagging computers are one of the largest issues for governments all over the world – and even if you’re a gamer, lag is a huge disaster. Bloatware, unnecessary software, or other hardware issues are the most common causes of slower computers or lagging systems. Slow computers are frustrating to work with, and also easier to hack. 1. Remove Bloatware Bloatware is any unnecessary software that isn’t being actively used, and that just takes up large amounts of drive space. Bloatware can also be
ByMichael CudjoeJul 8, 20223 min read

SECURITY UPDATE: Microsoft Office RCE – “Follina” MSDT Attack

The Non-Technical Version of What’s Happening IT security experts are tracking a new 0-day attack affecting users. This information is particularly important as there is currently no patch/update for it. As always we advise all of our clients to be extra wary of unsolicited emails and only open attachments from sources you know and trust. Here are the main takeaways: This is a 0-day attack that sprung up out of nowhere, and there’s currently no patch available This 0-day features remote code execution, which means that once this code is detonated, threat actors can elevate their own privileges and potentially
ByMichael CudjoeMay 30, 20222 min read

3 Ways to Protect Against Ransomware

Ransomware is one of the internet’s most dangerous predators, and attacks on medium to small businesses are on a sharp increase. The majority of companies in the modern age choose to store their information on the cloud – and even when they don’t, a lot of valuable information flows through company servers. If your company is connected to the internet or operates through any electronic means, you are at risk of a ransomware attack. Statistics say that a ransomware attack happens at least every 5 seconds, and this is a low estimate of the real danger. Prevention is always better
ByMichael CudjoeMay 30, 20223 min read