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10 Tips to Hurricane Proof your Business

With the summer comes rain, humidity and the unfortunate occasional hurricane in South Florida. As a business owner you want to be prepared for whatever nature throws your way. That means having a few things completed to ensure you survive the season with minimal to no issues. If done right you can develop an effective […]

The Top 8 Necessities of a Business Continuity Plan

As the old saying goes, “Life isn’t about shielding yourself from the rain, it’s about discovering to thrive in the hurricane.” However, if you’re a small business, you initially need to preserve your data from the rainfall before you can pay for to dance in the hurricane with no concern. Natural disasters and cyber-attacks can […]

How to Improve Your Business’ Cyber Defense

Today, countless entrepreneurs set up an anti-virus software for their cyber protection and stop there. Nevertheless, there are actually numerous means to breach a system without triggering anti-virus applications. And especially in today’s evolving remote work world, you’ll need more than just a simple firewall to stop your data from being breached. Cyber-criminals are actually […]

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 […]

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. […]

New York Proposes Bills Banning Ransomware Payments

Two New York state senators proposed bills to ban local governments from paying ransomware with taxpayer money. The bills, S7246 and S7289, are virtually the same except S7246 proposes to create a state fund to help municipalities strengthen their cyber-security. This is the first time states have proposed such a law. Why is this happening? […]

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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