Should you monitor your employees’ online activities?

To monitor or not to monitor — that is the question. Employee monitoring is a touchy subject. If you’ve ever considered it, then you may ask yourself if it is a good idea for an employer to check on their staff’s online activities. Below are the pros and cons of employee monitoring, and some helpful […]

Watch out for this Android malware

Security researchers have discovered a new Android malware called DEFENSOR ID that snuck its way into the Google Play Store. Forensic analysis shows that the malware takes advantage of an Android device’s Accessibility Services to infiltrate the system and cause damage without being detected. To help you avoid this dangerous strain of malware, we’ve compiled […]

How to protect your business printers from hackers

Organizations spend resources on keeping their technology and devices secure, but they often overlook one crucial piece of hardware: printers. Printers, just like computers and Wi-Fi networks, can be an entry point for hackers and a gateway to your business’s sensitive information. Here’s what you need to know about keeping your printers secure. What makes […]

How to protect your business from COVID-19 scams online

The coronavirus pandemic is the most important issue Americans are facing today. As of this writing, there are over 2,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the San Francisco and San Jose areas combined. This has forced many employees to take their work home to avoid the virus and slow down the rate of infection

Online scams are rampant
With the panic that the pandemic has created, cybercriminals are exploiting the situation to launch social engineering attacks to steal confidential data and money from unsuspecting victims.

Here’s what to look for when buying antivirus software

Because of the global pandemic, work from home is now a necessity. This has increased the potential entry points for cybercriminals to infiltrate your network. Now more than ever, businesses need better cybersecurity protection. That’s why it’s important to choose the right antivirus software for your needs. If you’re in the market for one, consider […]

Topics you need to include in your cybersecurity awareness sessions

Cybercriminals continue to steal data from unwitting businesses and individuals for their own gain. According to the FBI, the total cost of reported cybercrimes in 2019 was in excess of $43.5 billion. A growing number of cyberattacks also target small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), so it’s a good idea to regularly conduct security awareness training sessions for your employees.

How to work from home securely

Encouraging staff to work from home is extremely vital in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak. By minimizing social interactions and contact risks, you can reduce the spread of the virus. But be warned. Transitioning from a fully managed business environment to a home office can leave you vulnerable to cyberattacks and online scams. Here’s […]