small business wireless security

Whether small or big, most businesses need a Wi-Fi network for the smooth running of the organization. However, some of them may lack the necessary cyber skills required to secure their networks effectively.

Note that insufficient Wi-Fi security leaves the organization vulnerable to hacking attacks. Although Wi-Fi is convenient, it can also expose the internal network.

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password security

The dangers of data breaches: Why password security is becoming increasingly important?

Data breaches are becoming a massive pain for big corporations and an even bigger problem for end users. Almost every day we hear about some sort of security issue regarding customer data, and that is probably just a tip of the iceberg since many go unreported for months or even years.

In the wake of these reports, your password security should be handled with great importance if you intend to keep such risks at bay.

How exactly do you ensure that your password is stored safely from hackers who are tirelessly looking for ways to gain entry into your private email accounts? What do they hope to find, and how do they intend to do with the information? Read more

best business email providers

According to a 2018 Radicati Group study, there will be more than 3.8 billion email users before the start of 2019. Amongst current American users, 89% check email at least once a day and nearly 21% check their email more than five times a day.

Needless to say, email is a vital part of modern communication. The influx and significance of email become even more heightened when you take into account the needs of small businesses.

Unlike casual users, small business owners and entrepreneurs must concern themselves with a meticulous organization of a large amount of incoming mail, the security of personal and client information, reliability, professional appearance and integration across platforms and devices.

As of 2018, there are 434 Email Service Providers (ESP) available in the market, and each one has it’s own unique package of features and tools available to users.

Here is an overview of three of the most well-rounded and highly regarded email service providers.

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scam alert popup on laptop

Last year, Microsoft reported 153,000 cases of customers who encountered or fell prey to tech support scams. This was a 24 % increase from the previous year. The data might indicate that more people are getting caught in the net, but it could also suggest that tech support scammers are getting smarter. The U.S Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) estimates that claimed losses due to tech support fraud amounted to $15 million in the same year.

What is tech support scam?

It’s where scammers contact you claiming to be tech specialists from Samsung, Microsoft or other tech firms. They will tell you that your computer has a problem and offer to fix it for you. In the process of guiding you through the process, you may unknowingly give them access to your machine and other personal information like bank details.

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small business owner touching data protection button

One of the many services we offer to all of our small business clients in Miami is data protection. The reason we stress this service so much is that a single security breach can devastate a small business.

Although many people think that hackers only target large companies, the truth is that there are many hackers out there that see small businesses as more accessible targets. They’re more interested in how weak your security system is compared to how much money you may be making. Read more