What are Hackers and how do we deal with them?
Over the last few weeks we have been talking about how hackers influence our lives for better or for worse. Of the three types of hackers the most dangerous are the Black Hat. These guys do it for profit; it is how many of them actually make a living, and they don’t care at whose […]
The Risks Of Using Auto-Complete For Passwords
The auto-fill feature that makes it easy to enter in usernames and passwords on various websites may be putting your information at risk. While auto-fill is a convenient way to keep track of the many combinations of letters, numbers and special characters you need to access sites, the feature is also being used by advertisers and […]
The First Six Things to Do if you have been Hacked!
Any time a large Corporation is “hacked” it is all over the news, sending panic through the World. When that small business on Main Street is hacked we hear nothing about it. Unfortunately, small business are targeted more often then big business. Small business is less likely to have protection protocols, or an emergency plan […]
HOW DOES THE DARK WEB IMPACT SMALL/MEDIUM BUSINESSES IN OMAHA?
Identity theft is an unfortunate occurrence that is all too familiar with most business owners, but do those individuals know where the compromised data will end up? Often, these business owners are unaware of the virtual marketplace where stolen data is purchased and sold by cybercriminals; a place known as the “Dark Web”. An […]
Homeland Security Has Some Great Cybersecurity Resources
If you own or manage a small business, you’re undoubtedly concerned about how to keep your customers’ personal and your business’ proprietary and financial information secure. While you may not think that you have much to steal, since you are a small operation, a cyber thief misappropriating your customers’ credit card and bank account information […]
The Many Layers of Cybersecurity
By owning a small business might make you think you are too small to be noticed. Small businesses are exactly what hackers want. They are less likely to have Cybersecurity in place. Over half of the Malware attacks today are geared toward these unsuspecting business, in 2017 costing small business over $2.2 million dollars in […]
DME Computer Services for your Small Business IT
In the good ol’ days, keeping track of your small business was simple. Piles of paper scattered about the office, a couple of typewriters for document making, some pencils and ledgers to keep the books tidy, and a row of file cabinets along the south wall to keep it all safe and sound behind a […]
Ideas in password practices
Remember back when coming up with a password was just to prevent someone you knew from getting in? Times have changed, as they always do, and now coming up with a password seems to h ave evolved into a full time job. Some places require you to change your password once a month, others every […]
THE DARK WEB: WHY YOUR ORGANISATION SHOULD BE MONITORING ACTIVITY
THE ‘DARK WEB’ HAS BEEN HIGHLY PUBLICIZED IN RECENT TIMES FOR BEING A HOTBED OF CRIMINAL ACTIVITY The internet and its structure The internet can be considered in ‘layers’. The surface layer is known as the ‘clear web’ and is categorized as anything that is readily accessible by a search engine, such as Google or […]
WannaCry Ransomware Explained: Is Your Business At Risk?
You’d be hard-pressed to miss last week’s biggest headline, the WannaCry cyber-attack sent shockwaves around the globe. Businesses of all sizes and even police departments found themselves crippled without warning. Among the most prominent victims were many NHS hospitals in the UK, affecting up to 70,000 individual devices such as essential MRI scanners and blood-storage refrigerators. But […]