How Hash and Encryption Algorithms Replaced Secret Messages to Protect Business Databases and fend off Cybercriminals

Cybercriminals continue to attack governments and companies around the world. It’s a global problem, and it’s growing. In the first quarter of 2021, companies in Australia, the US, Taiwan, and … Continue reading How Hash and Encryption Algorithms Replaced Secret Messages to Protect Business Databases and fend off Cybercriminals

How Blockchain Can Help Your Small Business Now and in the Future

This article title caught my attention the other day; Garbage Is Using Blockchain. Another article listed managed blockchain as a popular trend for this year. With Bitcoin soaring, it’s no surprise the underlying technology … Continue reading How Blockchain Can Help Your Small Business Now and in the Future

What It Means When a Hacker Opens the Backdoor to Your Business Network and How to Shut It

Has a hacker constructed a backdoor in your network? The attack on Microsoft’s Exchange Server email software is all over the news because hackers used its vulnerabilities to establish backdoors. … Continue reading What It Means When a Hacker Opens the Backdoor to Your Business Network and How to Shut It

The Secret Ingredient in the Best Technology for Small Business

I once spent hours pulling together three reports to generate one critical supply chain report for management. Why? A consultant convinced the business an ERP system they tweaked could handle … Continue reading The Secret Ingredient in the Best Technology for Small Business

The Best Ways to Use Phishing Attack Tests Without Hooking and Landing Your Employees

A phishing attack test? Yes, a great way to educate employees about the dangers of phishing and how to recognize it. The emphasis should be on educating, not criticizing. What’s … Continue reading The Best Ways to Use Phishing Attack Tests Without Hooking and Landing Your Employees

Eleven Things To Know About Malware to Bolster Your Business Security and Drive Away Cyber Predators

Malware, the short name for malicious software, lies in wait to take advantage of any security loopholes. Malware is code or a program designed by high-tech criminals to infiltrate your … Continue reading Eleven Things To Know About Malware to Bolster Your Business Security and Drive Away Cyber Predators

The Best Ways to Prevent Paying Ransom to Get Your Data Back

Twenty- two Texas municipalities hit with ransomware attacks in 2019. In 2018, over 50% of ransomware attacks targeted small businesses. Cybersecurity remains a top priority for protecting your business. Here’s … Continue reading The Best Ways to Prevent Paying Ransom to Get Your Data Back

Keeping the Bad Guys Away from Your Payment Processing

Small business is big business for scammers and fraud. Small businesses are more likely to suffer a data breach than a medium to large business. How do you protect your … Continue reading Keeping the Bad Guys Away from Your Payment Processing

How To Defend Your Cookie Jar from Thieving Hands

A friend of mine works for a small business which contracted with another small company to handle the bookkeeping.  The bookkeeping service embezzled money and fled, leaving my friend to … Continue reading How To Defend Your Cookie Jar from Thieving Hands