Tag Archives: data protection

How the Cloud Keeps Data Safe for Financial Firms

A 2019 Global Wealth Study by Boston Consulting group reported financial services firms are hit by cyberattacks 300 times more than other companies. Financial institutions have a lot of sensitive data cybercriminals can monetize if accessed. That is why the financial services industry is so heavily regulated. The US has experienced huge breaches of consumer […]

Top 5 Vulnerabilities Accounting Firms Face

It seems like every other day now institutions big and small are experiencing some form of cyberattack. With the growing emergence of remote work solutions last year, businesses had to adapt to the need for flexibility for the their teams. Unfortunately, this came with a lot of security concerns about vulnerabilities. Local governments, banking institutions, […]

What Is Social Engineering?

Social Engineering The threat of social engineering scams has grown more than ever due to so many business employees working remotely out of the office, and social engineering comes in many forms. The most commonly spoken about is phishing but it gets much more intricate than that. We know about the hackers that use their […]

How CPA Firms Benefit from Miami Data Protection

All CPA firms have sensitive data that should they fall into the hands of cyber attackers, would be a disaster for their business. It could be anything from important personal files and client data, to product information and financial transactions. For that reason, data protection should be a serious consideration for any company. Proper data […]

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. […]

Reduce Malware Infections in 7 Steps

7 IT Solutions To Reduce the Risk Of Malware Infections Friday, June 26 2020 The University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine paid over $1 million to regain access to data after hackers encrypted it with malware. Situations like this happen all the time. Unfortunately, businesses and institutions across the world have failed […]

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 […]

How to Choose Your Video Conference Apps: Zoom, Microsoft Teams & Skype

The outbreak of Covid-19 has forced business to adapt to remote work quickly. An important aspect of working remotely is video conferencing.  Therefore, utilizing the best applications and services are essential for a smooth remote experience. The three most popular Video Conference applications are Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Skype. Therefore, we’ll review them here to […]

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