Top Cybersecurity Threats Remote Workers Deal With

The pandemic has forced everyone to embrace a remote working lifestyle in the hopes of dodging the threat of COVID-19. But at home, telecommuters both seasoned and new ones alike are facing a different kind of threat: cybercrime. It's gotten so rampant that The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) have joined forces to alert everyone on the increasing number of malicious [...]

By |2020-08-07T10:09:37-05:00August 7th, 2020|CyberSecurity, Newsletter Articles, Remote Working|Comments Off on Top Cybersecurity Threats Remote Workers Deal With

Report: What Employers Failed to Do During the COVID-19 Crisis

Employers across the country during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic scrambled to transition their employees to work-from-home arrangements. While many businesses pivoted successfully, others failed miserably. But all employers have already learned valuable lessons after completing the intense process of shifting teams to remote work. Many businesses weren’t prepared to operate with remote workers in early 2020. At the onset of the coronavirus crisis, 66 percent of employees believed their company was somewhat [...]

By |2020-08-06T13:21:03-05:00July 14th, 2020|COVID-19, Newsletter Articles, Remote Working|Comments Off on Report: What Employers Failed to Do During the COVID-19 Crisis

Microsoft Teams: What You Should Know Before Joining Your Coworkers

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many employees to work from home. Instead of sitting in physical meetings, moving from cubicle to cubicle, and taking phone calls at their desks to collaborate with their coworkers on work-related projects, employees are now using remote work tools. Microsoft Teams is just one of the many platforms employees are using for collaboration during the COVID-19 crisis. More than 75 million workers are interacting with their coworkers on the Microsoft [...]

By |2020-08-06T13:21:59-05:00June 19th, 2020|COVID-19, Microsoft, Newsletter Articles, Remote Working|Comments Off on Microsoft Teams: What You Should Know Before Joining Your Coworkers

Using Public WiFi? Here’s How to Protect Yourself

Public WiFi is available in more places than ever before. You can log on while at the local coffee shop, doctor’s office, on the train, and at the airport. Local governments and cable companies are even starting to offer free WiFi in some locations. The convenience is undeniable, especially for the ability to work remotely, but this freedom to connect can also present a security risk if you don’t know who else is connecting to [...]

By |2020-08-06T13:31:51-05:00March 20th, 2020|CyberSecurity, Newsletter Articles, Remote Working|Comments Off on Using Public WiFi? Here’s How to Protect Yourself

Ransomware: Why Your Employees Are the Last Line of Defense

Ransomware has been a growing concern for businesses of all sizes for many years. While there are many ways to prevent the threat from negatively impacting your business, one of the best strategies to follow is to educate your employees on the dangers of ransomware. IT security professionals have been warning their clients about malicious software for years. Even federal agencies have been monitoring the growing threat of ransomware. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency [...]

By |2020-08-13T10:17:14-05:00January 24th, 2020|Newsletter Articles, Ransomware, Remote Working|Comments Off on Ransomware: Why Your Employees Are the Last Line of Defense
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