Posts Tagged "Cybercrime"

5 Steps to Take When A Cyberattack Strikes

5 Steps to Take When A Cyberattack Strikes

By on May 23, 2022 in Security | 0 comments

While there’s been a lot of advice out on the Internet about the danger of cyberattack and the steps that businesses in Ohio can take to defend themselves before an attack occurs, there’s much less written on what practical steps an employee should take immediately after they’ve been struck by such an attack.

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Five Tips to Deflect a Ransomware Attack

Five Tips to Deflect a Ransomware Attack

By on Oct 21, 2019 in Security | 0 comments

Ransomware is malicious software designed to lock computers or data storage until a ransom is paid – keyword malicious. The cyber-criminals who write the code for these attacks mean business, to the tune of millions of dollars lost annually. Here are five tips that could help deflect a ransomware attack on your small to medium sized business.

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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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