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How to Prepare your Business for a Hurricane

ACCUweather, which provides global forecasting services,  predicted 12-14 storms in 2019. Of those, only about two to three strengthen enough to become a major storm (category 3-5). In 2020, hurricane season is projected to be “extremely active”. A research team at Colorado State University predicts 24 named storms, 12 total hurricanes and 5 major hurricanes. […]

How Cyber Attackers Use The Coronavirus to Steal Your Data

Coronavirus Email Scams The recent coronavirus outbreak has motivated cybercriminals to send virus related malware attacks across the world. Phishing emails claiming to possess information on protecting against the virus have appeared, spreading misinformation and malicious software. These emails encourage victims to open attached documents containing malware that can freeze or completely steal valuable data. […]

What Businesses Can Learn From the Summit Hosting Outage

The Outage in Summit Hosting On Saturday, January 18 cloud provider Summit Hosting was hit by a ransomware attack. Details regarding the breach are still unknown. What is known is that support has reached out to its users claiming they are working on resolving the issue. A Reddit user claiming to be a client posted […]

9 Most Common Misconceptions About The Cloud

Cloud computing has grown more popular as businesses, end users and customers decide to store their data or share their files. In fact, the worldwide public cloud will have grown from $182.4B in 2018 to $331.2B in 2022 according to Gartner. Even with this rapid growth, organizations are still learning about the cloud or don’t […]

DoorDash Gets Data Dashed After Breach

DoorDash Data Breach The food delivery company DoorDash was compromised on May 4th 2019. The company said the data breach exposed the data of 4.9 million users, delivery workers and merchants. Fortunately, users who made accounts after April 5, 2018 were not affected by the breach. However, the breach exposed names, phone numbers, order histories, […]

Why Cloud Security is Better for Your Business

In May 2017, there was a massive, worldwide ransomware attack known as WannaCry that targeted computers running on Microsoft Windows operating system. Organizations that had not installed the Microsoft security updates were affected by the attack.  If you’re reading this thinking, “That’ll never happen to me or my business,” you’re not alone, but you’re likely […]

How to Avoid Hurricane-Related Scams

In the aftermath of a natural disaster, cyber-attacks like phishing scams and other forms of social engineering become more common. Cyber criminals use social media and email scams to exploit individuals empathy and desire to help. Businesses, whether they are large or small, are also at risk of cyber-attacks and security breaches after a natural […]

Golfing with a purpose, Madison’s journey with Nerds Support

There is a little girl named Madison Smith. Madison is a bright-eyed 12-year-old girl with blond hair that beams in the sunlight. Two days after her first birthday she was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) type 2. SMA is a motor neuron disease that affects one in 10,000 children and is the number one […]

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