Hacker Convention Warns: Don’t Allow Your Network to Be “Faxploited”

Brett Harney Network Security

There are plenty of access points for a hacker, and they’re often tied to our very high-tech devices – all the pieces of hardware with “smart” in front of them for one example. But sometimes our dinosaurs, the work-horse predecessors of our fast-paced IT, are the ones holding open a back door for security weaknesses. At Def Con 26, an …

The 3 Perils of Your Cyber Security Process

Brett Harney Network Security

It’s easy to understand why businesses are increasing their security budgets after a year like 2017. We’ve seen an unprecedented level of cyber crime, from Equifax to WannaCry. While the cyber crime stories made the headlines, there were no doubt even more losses that occurred as a result of simple human error, many of which were never reported. Many companies …

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A Solution for SMBs Looking for Protection from Cyber Crime

Brett Harney Cloud, Network Security

In the wake of the WannaCry attack, cyber security concerns have escalated, as they should. The statistics on data breaches are harrowing. SMBs represent more than 50% of data breaches. The National Cyber Security Alliance found that 60% of small companies are unable to sustain their businesses over six months after a cyber-attack. The proliferation of ransomware alone is astounding. …