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Are you at risk from ransomware

Large organizations have been crippled by ransomware, but is your business at risk?
Clients subscribed to our managed services have options for layers of protection against threats like WannaCry which has hit Europe and much of the world like wildfire. I…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/are-you-risk-ransomware

It is Heaven! Using the Cloud to Challenge Big Business

What is the cloud? How can it benefit your business?
Has anyone suggested you begin moving your business to the cloud? Cloud data storage or cloud computing? What is this, anyway? And isn't it something for huge companies? …… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/it-heaven-using-cloud-challenge-big-business

Keeping your data safe: Access Control

Protecting your data is achieved by a combination of practices. Are you covering all the bases?
Cyberattacks are commonplace today. Malware such as viruses, worms and more recently ransomware not only corrupt your data or hold it hostage, but also inflict irreversible damag…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/keeping-your-data-safe-access-control

Loss of Data: Causes and Prevention

The time and resources that technology saves are invaluable, but this convenience has a very ugly side. This convenience brings costs, which could include irreparable financial, professional, and social damage. The technology that is designed to make life…
The adoption of technology from the simplest of matters to the most complex problems has rendered us heavily dependent on it. We love paying our bills minutes before they are due…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/loss-data-causes-and-prevention

Mobile Devices: Convenient and Useful, but Present Special Risks

Most of us use smart phones for business and our personal lives, and uses are growing. However, due to their size, rendering of content often obscures information that would more readily identify malicious content. Here are tips to make your use less pron…
Who doesn't have a smartphone? We conduct business from them, run our homes, shop, bank and track our health from them. How many have given up landline phones and only use thei…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/mobile-devices-convenient-and-useful-present-special-risks

Mobile Tech: Is Yours Protected?

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is commonplace in most small businesses, but does it put your company at risk?
Data Loss, Malware, Malicious Websites, App Hijacks, Phishing, Smishing (SMS fishing), spam calls: These are just some of the risks posed by mobile devices to corporate and pri…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/mobile-tech-yours-protected

Ransomware emails: How to identify and steer clear of them

Ransomware attacks have suddenly become more prevalent. Each year sees more of them. Hospitals, NPOs, shipping giants, etc., have all been victims of ransomware attacks. Your business could be too! Did you know that emails are one of the most common gatew…
Ransomware attacks have suddenly become more prevalent. Each year sees more of them. Hospitals, NPOs, shipping giants, etc., have all been victims of ransomware attacks. Your b…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/ransomware-emails-how-identify-and-steer-clear-them

Think you are too small to be targeted by a cybercriminal? Think again.

Do you have a false sense of security? Small businesses actually make fairly lucrative targets and impacts on the small business can be more harmful than for larger ones.
When I meet with clients, especially SMBs, I often hear them say that they feel their business is too insignificant to be a target of cyber-criminals. Why would someone go after …… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/think-you-are-too-small-be-targeted-cybercriminal-think-again

Is your email at risk?

Email is the most widely used communication medium and is vulnerable to many security concerns.
Nearly all businesses rely on email to assist with day-to-day activities. But many businesses haven’t addressed new and seemingly unavoidable vulnerabilities.  If yo…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/your-email-risk