It’s tax (fraud) season again. How safe is your Personally Identifiable Information?

The IRS continues to crack down on tax refund fraud; scammers keep finding ways to steal your money and your identity. Cybersecurity is top of mind to help prevent financial disaster. We have some ways to protect yourself and your Personally Identifiable Information (PII). Newave Solutions – Click or Call Last tax season, the Internal […]

Your Digital Privacy #NewaveSecuresIT

How much thought do you put into your digital footprint and privacy? It’s not just about deleting your browser history or having a great password. Text messaging, installed apps, public wi-fi, and even old online accounts you no longer use are a risk. Here are some tips to help you retain your privacy. Secure your […]

Dark Web. Clearnet. Deep Web. What does it mean?

At Newave we try to share information about technology, but it is difficult to avoid industry jargon. We’ve been posting on social media lately about passwords and breached data being traded and sold on the Dark Web… So, what is that? Isn’t there just one “web”? It sounds very nefarious. Dark Web, Backweb, Onionweb. However, […]

5G security issues? Are you ready?

On our Newave Facebook page, we recently shared a video about 5G networks, and the IT staff is buzzing with concerns. Why? Because Newave experts are already aware of the 5G security vulnerabilities in this emerging technology. The current concern with 5G networks is authentication security. A Cornell University analysis abstract states, “we find that some […]

The Biggest Phish Story of 2018

Just this month, the FBI warned that there was a 60% increase in 2018 in fake email schemes that aim at stealing money or tax data. Phishing attacks aren’t new, but the realization of the impact to business infrastructure and economy is wide reaching. Integrity in marketing and specifically email communication is at the center […]

Boost Your Employee’s Cybersecurity Training

While cyberattacks remain the no. 1 business risk in North America, only one in four employees are aware of the most common cyber security threats—including phishing attacks, ransomware, and impersonation—according to a Wednesday report from Mimecast. The report surveyed more than 1,000 employees who operate company-issued devices to see how much employees know about cybersecurity […]

What is the Section 179 Deduction

  What is the Section 179 Deduction Essentially, Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment and/or software purchased or financed during the tax year. That means that if you buy (or lease) a piece of qualifying equipment, you can deduct the FULL PURCHASE PRICE […]

6 Most Popular Cyberattack Methods

Are cyberattacks really a problem? Is it just hype? – No, it’s not just hype; and here’s why…   Cyberattacks are on an increase this year.  According to a report by Positive Technologies, Q2 2018 demonstrates a startling increase by 47% in cyberattacks over Q2 2017. The six most common cyberattack methods criminals used in […]

Is Your Mobile Device Management Policy Right for Your Company and Your Employees?

  MDM stands for Mobile Device Management, and your office may have a policy in place already. MDMs help a business control available resources, internet bandwidth, and protect against virus and malware transmission.   While businesses are ready to implement MDM policies for employees to opt-in to with their personal mobile devices (phones, laptops, tablets, […]

3 Reasons Why Businesses Need Help Desk Services for IT

From network outages to online security threats, tech problems can end up costing businesses a great deal of time and money. While larger companies may defend themselves against these dangers by hiring internal tech specialists, smaller businesses may not always have the resources or need to create a dedicated IT staff. Fortunately, these organizations can […]