Posts Tagged "cybercrime"

5 Tips to Spot a Phishing Email

5 Tips to Spot a Phishing Email

By on Jul 24, 2019 in Security | 0 comments

Phishing emails are an attempt to obtain sensitive or personal information such as usernames, passwords, financial or personal details by scammers who have disguised themselves as a legitimate business or person. The intent is to use this information for illegal purposes. While the hacking world is constantly changing and evolving its methods to fool the end user, below are 5 things to look for that are immediate red flags an email is a phish.

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The Dark Web is Making Businesses Less Secure

The Dark Web is Making Businesses Less Secure

By on Jun 13, 2019 in Security | 0 comments

What many businesspeople might not understand is the role that the Dark Web plays in driving these threats. By providing criminals a safe place to exchange information and access the resources they need, the Dark Web helps perpetuate and spread many of the most dangerous threats sweeping the Internet, leading to direct financial damage on businesses in Ohio and elsewhere.

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4 Ways to Protect Your Business from IoT Vulnerabilities

4 Ways to Protect Your Business from IoT Vulnerabilities

By on May 23, 2019 in Security | 0 comments

Welcome to 2019; where the Internet of Things (IoT) is, well, a common thing now. The phrase, coined all the way back in 1999 by Kevin Ashton refers to the subcategory of devices that have computing mechanisms embedded in them to send and receive data via the Internet. Smart locks, smart mirrors, Alexa, home monitoring systems and on and on. The list of qualifying and life improving must have’s is ever growing. The impact of utilizing these devices has far reaching implications as well.

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Prepare Yourself for These New Cybersecurity Threats in 2019

Prepare Yourself for These New Cybersecurity Threats in 2019

By on Jan 17, 2019 in Security | 0 comments

Businesses will grapple with a shifting cybersecurity landscape in 2019. While major threats like ransomware, phishing, viruses and worms will continue to menace unprepared businesses, there are several new and emerging threats — powered by cutting-edge technologies — that threaten to strike in entirely new ways. Awareness and preparation are instrumental to good cybersecurity, and we hope that this blog post can help businesses in Ohio better protect themselves in the new year.

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