3 daily habits you should pick up today

  As a business professional, you’re constantly pulled in a million different directions. As soon as one task is crossed off the list, another action item rises up to replace it. And if it’s not something work-related, there’s always something personal that’s in need of attention, as well. Because of this constant struggle, it’s important […]

9 red flags to help you Identify a phishie email

Would you know if you were the subject of a phishing attack? Many people claim that they’d be able to tell right away if they received an email from an illegitimate source. If that were the case, there wouldn’t be 1.5 million new phishing sites every month, a 65% increase in attacks in the last year, and hackers […]

Why are phishing campaigns so rampant despite awareness from media coverage?

While the number of people falling for sending personal information to the crown prince of Nigeria in hopes of receiving his promised wealth and riches seems to be dropping, phishing remains a major issue. In fact, the number of phishing campaigns pursued by hackers around the world increased 65% in the last year. What exactly is […]

Home Smart Home

In the past several years, there’s been a lot of talk about “Smart Homes” and “The Internet of Things” but the reality of it seemed elusive. No more. It’s now safe to say that a genuine Smart Home is no longer a futuristic concept.   We are featuring a few Smart Home products here that […]

Employees bringing increased security risks to the workplace

You can have every piece of security hardware in the books: firewall, backup disaster recovery device, anti-virus; but your employees will still be the biggest vulnerability in your organization when it comes to phishing attacks. How do you mitigate as much risk as possible? Create and Strictly Enforce a Password Policy: Passwords should be complex, randomly generated, and replaced regularly. […]

3 Key Reasons Every Business Needs Reliable Data Backups

Technology has improved almost every aspect of running a business, from keeping track of accounts receivable to maintaining customer lists and streamlining the bookkeeping process. However, all of these tasks depend on data, which is vulnerable to hackers, equipment failure, and theft. Without reliable data backups, a single malfunctioning computer can completely cripple your business, cutting […]

Free Wi-Fi Doesn’t Mean Safe Wi-Fi

Have you ever used a public Wi-Fi signal here in Tulsa? If you live here, it’s highly likely and it’s even more likely you’ve tapped into a free signal during your travels. We are a culture on the move and we are becoming more and more mobile every day. Whether you’re at a coffee shop, 32,000 feet in […]

There is a dark side to having smart-everything

With the onslaught of new technology hitting the market every month, it’s easy to fall for the convenience of having a smarthome, a smartphone, and a smartcar. We all fawn over the commercials showing a person commanding their house to dim the lights, set the oven to pre-heat, put on a show, and adjust the […]

Good cybersecurity protects your company from more that just external threats

The cybersecurity you use doesn’t just protect you from the latest malware—it’s an insurance policy that protects your staff, your clients, and the way you do business. Data breaches are no longer a thing of science fiction movies. They happen all around you. Breaches are a costly nightmare that can affect your business from every […]

4 Ways to Protect Against the Very Real Threat of Ransomware

1. Make sure everything is up-to-date and patched to the most recent version Ransomware searches for vulnerabilities in your software and operating system to find a way in and carry out its malicious plans. The WannaCry ransomware discovered a security hole in the Windows operating system and used it to spread across networks. Vulnerabilities can […]