23 11, 2016

11 Tips for More Secure Website Browsing

When end users venture out onto the Internet, it’s easy to get tangled up in the vast web of threats lurking on many website pages. Some of them are readily apparent, but others are well hidden.

Here are 11 Tips for More Secure Website Browsing

16 11, 2016

Cybersecurity Tips for Employees Series (Week 7) – The Value of an MSP in ensuring Employee Cybersecurity

Partnering with a trusted Managed Services Provider (MSP) that understands IT security can bolster your cybersecurity defences.

This is especially true when it comes to end user error, as all the tools and solutions in the world won’t protect your business from every attack.

Human error is still one of the highest risk factors in a business, and many employees grow complacent at some point as they fail to follow best practices.

9 11, 2016

Cybersecurity Tips for Employees Series (Week 6): Secure Website Browsing

When end users venture out onto the Internet, it’s easy to get tangled up in the vast web of threats lurking on many website pages. Some of them are readily apparent, but others are well hidden.

2 11, 2016

Cybersecurity Tips for Employees Series (Week 5): Mobile Security

Mobile Security

Mobile security is increasingly becoming a big concern as more and more companies adopt Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) environments, which allow end users to connect to corporate networks through their own (often multiple) devices. Even in cases where a business does not offer BYOD, end users often find a way to log onto

26 10, 2016

Cybersecurity Tips for Employees Series (Week 4): Username and Password Management


Username & Password Management

It should really be common sense when thinking about your username & password management process, but people need to avoid using usernames & passwords that are easy for hackers to guess.

This might sound like a difficult proposition, but it is a fairly simple exercise especially when you understand common practices that hackers use to try and “guess” your password.

19 10, 2016

Cybersecurity Tips for Employees Series (Week 3): Email Threats


Social Engineering Inboxes and Voicemail

Social engineering is non-technical, malicious activity that exploits human contact to obtain information about internal processes, configuration and technical security policies in order to gain access to secure devices and networks.

14 10, 2016

Email Security Best Practices: 5 Ways to Block Phishing Attacks

Employees should always be suspicious of emails as potential phishing attacks, especially if they don’t know who the sender is.

Here are 5 Email Security Best Practices to follow to help make sure you don’t become helpless victims:

  1. Don’t reveal personal or financial information in an email: Make sure employees also know not to respond to email solicitations