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IT Management, Security, Compliance for Regulated Firms

SIM Swapping: A New Cyber Attack via Your Mobile Phone

Dec 4, 2019 11:03:29 AM / by Eric Benda, CEO posted in Mobile Device Management (MDM), cybersecurity, SIM Swap Attack, SIM Swapping, SIM Swap


Don’t Use Your Cell for 2FA – And Other Precautions

We’re not kidding when we say that cyber threats are evolving at a crazy, rapid clip. In this post we’ll tell you about a relatively recent one called SIM Swapping that is quite troubling.

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Cyber Security Services: Do You Need A Data Hostage Negotiator?

Apr 8, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Eric Benda, CEO posted in cyber security, cybersecurity


Get Our Complimentary Guide to Freeing Your Files in a Ransom Ware Attack – And Avoiding One

According to a recent report from Datto, a leading provider of cyber security services and solutions to managed service providers (MSPs) like us, ransomware attacks are continuing to grow like wildfire and are expected to continue increasing at a rapid clip. These costly cyber security attacks tie up your data until you pay a ransom to the hacker. It’s not just the ransom money, but also the downtime and loss of productivity that make this a threat to avoid or manage efficiently.

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Cyber Security Training for Employees: Protecting New Personal Devices

Nov 7, 2018 8:42:00 AM / by Eric Benda, CEO posted in cyber security, cybersecurity


Don't Let Their Holiday Technology Gifts Become 'Gifts' for Hackers

Our last post discussed the importance of cyber security training for employees. Along those lines, at holiday time we always make sure to alert our customers and their staffs to a particular concern: devices received as personal gifts that will also be used for business. If they’re not set up according to best practices by your network security team, they could represent a serious cyber security threat and compliance problem for your regulated business.

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