There is no question that the arrival and consistent progress of mobile technology has greatly elevated our ability to conduct business. From a productivity and operational point of view, taking full advantage of mobile technology makes perfect sense, but this effort can backfire if mobile security risks and threats are not properly addressed.
The state of mobile security around the world is a popular topic of conversation among SynchroNet technicians. We get to meet many clients who are not aware of the multiple threats and risks they can bring into their businesses and personal lives just by using their smartphones in unsecure manners.
Pen tests, also known as penetration testing, are a set of procedures that can diagnose potential security concerns within a company. A pen test usually involves ethical hackers trying whatever possible means they can think of in order to break into a company's computers.
The firewall and WiFi router used to support a business data network are two elements of cyber security that are often taken for granted. In many do-it-yourself network installations, firewalls and routers are left with their default factory configurations, which invariably feature credentials for administrative access.
There was a time when cyber security for personal computers and workstations was mostly limited to installing a firewall along with a reliable and up-to-date antivirus application. This kind of approach, which is based on prevention, is largely insufficient nowadays.
After a roller coaster of a ride in 2020 and into 2021, businesses just like yours are looking to the future. Their eyes aren’t just on recovery. Many businesses are eager to make up for lost time, and they want to bring new customers into the fold.
Cyber security is a term that scares lots of people. Technology can seem to have a huge learning curve and attempting to learn something is like a full time job. However, some of the best ways to stay safe online are not too complicated. So, we wanted to provide 5 cyber security tips for the average person.
Outsourcing IT is becoming a more popular option than ever to help businesses that need affordable and effective IT solutions. But many businesses find that their outsourced IT does not give them the results they want. This leaves them wondering why they are paying for IT services at all.
Protecting your IT system against Malware is one of the most important parts of any data management plan. These troublesome programs are always updating and finding new ways to cause trouble in people’s systems. Luckily, as the attacks have evolved so have our strategies to fight them off.
It seems like there are always new stories of businesses, or people losing their data. The biggest companies have had security issues, and small businesses can be left destitute after being victims of a scam. Internet scams are not as easy to identify as they were 10 or even 5 years ago.