Entries by Heather Acton

How Encryption Works

The remarkable growth of the Internet has thrilled businesses and consumers alike with its promise of changing the way we live and work. It’s easy to buy and sell goods all over the world from a desktop, laptop or mobile device. But privacy and security are major concerns on the Internet, especially when you’re using […]

How Businesses can use Social Media Effectively

Social Media Is considered to be the future of digital marketing, but how to plug in to this massive new movement is a genuine business concern. A lot of businesses still struggle with understanding how to use social media effectively. As a business owner, it can be tempting to want to jump right in and establish profiles […]

The 5 basic requirements of a culture of security

Securing your network and data isn’t just about a strong antivirus solution.  It’s a lot more than that. It’s about employees.  It’s about leadership.  It’s about thought processes.  It’s about how all of these things tie into each other to create, support, and encourage a culture of security.  When you integrate these elements into your […]

It’s time you start thinking like a smooth criminal.

Let’s get one thing straight here right off the bat. Annie’s not ok. She’s worried about the security of her data. With the threat of hackers looming over her head, she’s concerned about keeping her client information safe and her business financials secure. So she invests the time in creating a business continuity plan and […]

Three Reasons Technology Changes are Good for Business

There are very few things that can positively affect multiple facets of your business at once. Usually, the impact of changes made to your business is segregated by department, function, position, or service. In other words, these changes don’t have what it takes to influence other areas of your business. However, this isn’t always the […]

Common Misconceptions about Phishing Attacks

The sending and receiving of malicious emails is a cyber-threat that all businesses should be on the lookout for. But, unfortunately, what most professionals know to be true about phishing attacks, isn’t always the most accurate information out there. Here are four things that might happen within a phishing attack that most people don’t realize […]