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7 Security Protections Every Business With 15 to 150 Employees Should Have in Place Now

Cybercrime is at an all-time high, and hackers are setting their sights on small and medium businesses who are “low hanging fruit.” This report will get you started in protecting everything you’ve worked so hard to build.

Attackers use sophisticated software systems to hack into small businesses like yours to steal confidential information such as credit card details, client information, and other organization-specific data.

Why would hackers attack small businesses when they can target big corporations? There are two simple reasons:

  1. It is harder for hackers to get past sophisticated security at big corporations
  2. Hackers know small businesses have cybersecurity measures on their back burner

82,000 new malware threats are released every single day, and half of the cyber-attacks occurring are aimed at small businesses. We don’t hear about these stats until a report comes out in the following year, talking about the amount of financial loss and number of businesses closed because they could not recover from a cyberattack. Because of all of this, it’s critical that you have these seven security measures you should have in place to protect your business.

 

1. Train Employees on Security Best Practices
The #1 vulnerability for business networks are the employees using them. It’s extremely common for […]

By |October 18th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

How to prepare your business for Windows 7 End of Life Support

Earlier this summer, Microsoft announced it will no longer offer support for Windows 7 as of January 14, 2020. All Windows 7 users are getting timely ‘Upgrade to Windows 10’ pop-ups from Microsoft since April 2019.

Windows 7 has been one of the leading operating systems for the last 10 years for businesses, which means that the odds that your business will be affected is high. Ensure your business gets fully transitioned to Windows 10 to avoid security issues after Windows 7 End of Life support on January 14, 2020.

Our guide gives you the top things you need to consider so you aren’t left unprepared. Here is everything you need to know about Windows 7 End of Life Support.

What does Windows 7 End of Life mean for my business?

It means that Microsoft will no longer oversee the health of the Windows 7 operating system. There will not be any more upgrades, patching of security holes and support from their tech team, should you require assistance after January 14, 2020.

Why is Microsoft ending support for Windows 7?

There are a few reasons, the main one being – Windows 7 is a 10- year-old operating system. Additionally, Microsoft already has Windows 10 as its new top-performing operating […]

By |September 27th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments