LAYERS…Not Just a Way to Stay Warm, But a Way to Stay Secure!

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.

To Shut Down or Not Shut Down?

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.

Watch Out for Look-A-Like Domain Cyber Threats

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.

Insider Threats: Scooby-Doo to the Rescue!

The Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! Saturday-morning cartoon series featured four teenagers and their lovable, talking Great Dane, Scooby-Doo. These pals solved mysteries involving supposedly supernatural creatures through a series of antics and missteps. It only took the mention of a Scooby Snack to keep Scooby from being a scaredy-cat and rise up to foil the plans of an unsuspecting crook.

Strengthen Your Business’ Core Muscles with Security Awareness Training

Francis Bacon once quipped that “knowledge is power.”  Your business’ security is only as good as your users, so making sure your users have the power they need to keep your information safe is key to your business’ well-being.

Security can be a lot to tackle, considering that it covers everything from locking the doors to being aware of malicious payloads embedded in unscrupulous emails.