Category Archives: Security

Which Messaging Apps Are Best For Business Users?

For businesses that require employees to send texts to each other during the course of the workday a good secure Messaging App is required. Most businesses in the past have used WhatsApp, but now that WhatsApp has been found to be lacking in security and is neither GDPR nor PCI Compliant, business users have been […]

How To Secure Windows 10 With A Password

Click on the Windows 10 Start Button in the bottom left hand corner of the screen. Type the words, Your Account Info At the top of the Start Menu, click on the option that says “Your Account Info” On the new window that appears on the screen, click on “Sign-in options” on the left hand […]

Why Are Businesses With Less Than 10 Employees Being Targeted So Heavily With Ransomware Attacks?

Unless you’re in the security business, you normally only hear in the news about the big companies that get hit with Ransomware, but the businesses that are getting hit the most are smaller firms, with between 1 and 10 employees. Gene Marks from The Guardian newspaper explains what happened to a small two person medical […]

The Easy Way To Secure Your Amazon Account

Due to the high number of hackers that are breaking into Amazon accounts, Amazon is now recommending that all users turn on Two Factor Authentication (2FA) for extra security. If you would like to setup your Amazon account for 2FA, follow the instructions below. Note, there may be slight variations on different types of smartphones. […]

Is OneDrive, Google Drive or Dropbox Safe Enough For Backing Up Business Data?

This is a common question from business owners who have all or some of their business critical data shared on OneDrive, Google Drive or Dropbox. Keep in mind that these programs are built specifically to share data and not to back it up. Going by the terms and conditions stated by Microsoft & Google, they […]

Ransomware Targeting Businesses That Use Microsoft Word

This ransomware is a variant of ransomware that will normally gain access to the network via an email that has a Microsoft Word attachment. It may even be sent from a trusted address, usually a supplier or someone who works in your own office. Upon clicking the attachment, all data on the PC will be […]

The Best GDPR Compliant Data Backup Solution for Small Businesses

We Keep Your Precious Customer & Employee Data, Safe and Secure. Here are some questions that all business owners should be considering…. If you lose your business data forever, how would your business suffer? Would your business be able to continue as normal the next day? Do you ever worry about losing your data? Even […]

How To Protect Your Business Against Invoice Redirect Fraud

Types Of Businesses Being Targeted Normally small businesses with between 1 and 8 employees are being targeted. This is mostly because hackers know that small businesses of that particular size don’t pay enough attention or have enough training or invest enough into IT security for one reason or another. Larger businesses tend to have IT […]

PCI DSS for Business

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12 Requirements of PCI DSS Any business that accepts card payments in store or online is required to comply with the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard). The Standard specifies 12 requirements, which are organised into six control objectives relating to the storage, transmission and processing of cardholder data. Developed and maintained by […]