Tag Archives: cyber security

UHS Cyber Attack and the Rise of Ransomware

The major hospital and health care network Universal Health System was hit by potentially the largest cyberattack in U.S. history so far. The computer infrastructure of Universal Health Systems (UHS) showed signs of failure on Sunday morning throughout the United Kingdom, Puerto Rico and the United States. The attack took down UHS’ network cross the […]

The Cost of a Security Breach: Is it Always Business As Usual?

What is the Cost of a Cyber Breach? A hacker stealing your information during a cyber breach is a bad situation. However, a hacker stealing your business’s information might be worse. Running a successful business always implies a degree of risk. However, in today’s day and age, companies are finding themselves encountering a form of […]

Three Easy Ways to Improve your Security

Cloud-based storage and computing lets you get out of the IT business and focus on doing running your business. It’s also, as we’re about to see, far more secure than traditional servers and storage. Even now, more companies are depending on the benefits of cloud tech for remote work. Furthermore, there are many big name […]

Outdated System Creating Issues For Those Filing For Unemployment

Outdated Systems As the temporary shutdown forces millions of people out of a job, millions of Floridians struggle to file for unemployment due to the Florida Reemployment Assistance Program’s outdated website. These website crashes leave many Floridians confused and desperate to find work. The system used by the Florida Economic Opportunity is called CONNECT. The […]

Top Practices for Businesses Working Remotely

Working remotely, as we have seen in recent times, has become increasingly necessary to maintain a productive and profitable business. It is also an invaluable asset for any business continuity plan. If an unforeseen natural disaster or power outage takes place, organizations need to be prepared to continue operations. A good example was in spring […]

MGM Resorts Hack Exposed the Data of 10.6 Million Guests

Hackers leaked the personal information of over 10 million MGM hotel guests this week on an online hacking forum. The data was obtained last summer after hackers accessed MGM servers. Victims of the data dump include government officials, CEO’s, celebrities among others. Also, the leaked information included personal information like full names, phone numbers, dates […]

How to Resolve Your Biggest Cyber Security Concerns

Businesses face all types of issues. However, advances in technology have made a handful of concerns more pertinent than others.  In a poll conducted by Nerds Support, we discovered the top concerns businesses had related to data loss, compliance and security. As a result, we’ve addressed just a few ways your business can resolve these problems […]

What Should Concern Businesses About the New Orleans Cyberattack

The city of New Orleans experienced a cyberattack so severe Mayor Latoya Cantrell declared a state of emergency. The attack occurred on Friday, Dec. 13 and caused the city to shutdown government computers. Officials announced the shutdown via social media posts. City Shutdown Government Computers The attack started at 5 in the morning, according to […]

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