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Hackers Steal Company Information

Cybercriminals have started 2019 off by stealing more than 1.7 billion records. They look for data that is profitable in some way, whether they sell it directly or use it as part of another attack. A successful intrusion attempt comes from various factors, such as an employee downloading a malicious file or the business failing to follow IT security best practices. Here are 10 ways that hackers find a way to get into business networks Tricking Employees into Opening Malicious Files Phishing accounts for 91 percent of successful network intrus

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Microsoft Accounts Targeted For Months, Hackers Serve A Security Reminder

Microsoft began notifying Outlook.com users of a 2019 security breach that occurred between January 1st and March 28th. Hackers were unintentionally given unauthorized access to some accounts, where they were then able to view subject lines, email addresses, and folder names. While no login details—including passwords—were directly accessed as part of this breach, Microsoft did warn users to reset their passwords. Although the hackers could not view the actual content in the bodies of emails nor download attachments, this incident still re

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Happy Administrative Professionals Day!

April 24th is Administrative Professionals Day, which is an occasion worth celebrating. No office can function without hardworking and dedicated administrative staff, so why not take this as an opportunity to remind them how much you value them?     Treat your administrative staff to a little something special today, and let them know how important they are to everything that your business does.

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Celebrate Earth Day This April 22nd!

    This year, what will you do to celebrate Earth Day? The 49th Annual Earth Day is nearly upon us. As always, it’s April 22nd and the perfect day to celebrate this beautiful blue planet we live on. Let’s learn more about what Earth Day is, where it comes from, and how you can celebrate. What is Earth Day? Earth Day is an annual worldwide event, celebrated each year on April 22nd. It was created to raise awareness, support, and appreciation for the earth and environmental protection. Why was Earth Day started? The first Earth Day wa

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Tech Education: What Is A Firewall?

Firewalls were developed over thirty years ago and function as the first line of defense for many business networks. This piece of network equipment is a perimeter defense that determines whether packets can move into or out of the network. While the basic concept of a firewall is simple, the way that it performs this function and the features it offers continue to evolve based on current threats. Types of Firewalls Firewalls come in two major categories: hardware and software. The physical firewalls are network appliances that connect to the

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