In this issue:
- What Your HR People Should Know About IT Security
- Our IT Radix Reading Circle
- The “Human Firewall”
- Don’t Check Out on Security
- IT Radix Core Value – We Make Sound Business Decisions
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Medical, Banking and E-Commerce Industries are Hot Targets for Cyberattacks
Every organization at one time or another thinks “it will not happen to us,” but almost every organization is a target for cyberattacks from nefarious elements. Data breaches, phishing offenses, malware downloads, ransomware attacks are all on the rise across the board.
Get an Information Technology professional talking about cybersecurity and the conversation might never end. You’ll be lucky to get a word in edgewise. That’s because there really is no end to the choices and options for organizations as they attempt to lower their security risks.
Networks Benefit from Multiple Security Layers
And just like that, August has arrived. For many that means it is time to get away and enjoy some vacation time! Guess who is not on vacation—cybercriminals! While your staff tries to enjoy the last full month of summer, so too are the bad guys!
Attacks are on the increase and more sophisticated than ever.
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A mantra of security that the IT professionals at IT Radix recite often is that when it comes to protection of a network and/or of data, layers of security is the answer. Some might say, it is the best answer.
We are fortunate to have one of the area’s most preeminent business and cybersecurity insurance firms as a client.
That is the question! A lot of people wonder whether it is best to shut down your computer when not in use, and most articles you read will go into extended detail one way or the other. However, IT Radix likes to get to the point: you decide!
The great thing with computers nowadays is that not only can they withstand a tremendous amount of use, they also attempt to help its own lifespan by using the hibernate function.
In the past few years, the practice of monitoring personal property via software applications has grown dramatically. Most of us know what a “Ring” doorbell is. Many young parents check on their preschool children in daycare centers via video, right from their mobile phones.
In 1984, Rockwell introduced his debut single on Motown records—"Somebody’s Watching Me.” The well-known lyrics of the chorus are apropos to today’s small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Like it or not, somebody is always watching your business’ every move as closely as through a microscope.
Recently, we've seen several victims fall prey to cyber threats like this which employ a combination of a phishing email to gain access to a mailbox and then waiting until the opportune time to hook the prey using a look-a-like domain. Here's a short video explaining what happened:
Sneaky hackers purchase and set up fraudulent websites that are a close misspelling of legitimate ones.