If you suspect an active attack on your business, call our emergency hotline at: 612-399-9680
If you suspect an active attack on your business, call our emergency hotline at: 612-399-9680

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What Motivates a Hacker?

Cyber attacks happen every day, and it’s no secret that they are increasing in frequency and sophistication. While threat actors generally don’t discriminate based on company size or type of

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Apache Log4j Vulnerability

Apache Log4j Vulnerability

What is the Apache Log4j Vulnerability? The Log4j vulnerability allows threat actors to execute code remotely on a targeted computer. What is Log4j? Log4j is a Java library for logging

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Top 4 Cybersecurity Protections for Small Businesses on a Budget

Top 4 Cybersecurity Protections for Small Businesses on a Budget

With cyberattacks on the rise, it’s important for small and medium-sized business owners to look at their cybersecurity plans. Sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start, but even on a budget there are a few basic hygiene measures (like a password manager) you can implement to keep your company and systems secure.

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Cybersecurity and COVID-19: Why You Can’t Afford To Be Complacent

Cybersecurity and COVID-19: Why You Can’t Afford To Be Complacent

If you’re like the average person, you’re probably getting tired of hearing about COVID-19. We all want it to go away, and while we probably understand the need for mask wearing and social distancing, we just wish we didn’t have to deal with it anymore. This overwhelming sense of fatigue is carrying over to many businesses when it comes to cybersecurity and COVID-19.

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How To Spend Your Cybersecurity Budget in 2021

The projected cost of cybercrime is $6 trillion annually by 2021, making cybersecurity a critical issue for every organization. Just how much do companies spend on cybersecurity? According to the 2020 State of the CIO survey, the average company devotes 16 percent of its IT budget to cybersecurity.

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