Why Reusing Passwords Is A Horrible Idea- Omaha NE
No matter your profession, reusing passwords is a horrible idea. It’s dangerous and insecure. Reusing passwords is especially problematic for those working in fields like law, ones that require confidentiality in one form or another. Many people already know that reusing passwords is unsafe, but they do it anyway. One recent survey conducted by Lastline revealed that […]
Effects of A Data Breach on Small Business – Omaha Nebraska
The information that no business owner or technology director wants to hear: there’s been a data breach. These chilling words can put your brain into overdrive, trying to triage the problem before you even know the full extent of the problem. What will be the impact on customers? On staff? On vendors? Is this simply […]
Why Do Hackers Target Small Businesses? – Omaha Nebraska
Why is the First Target for Online Hackers According to the SBA, small business employs less than 500 people and realizes less than $7 million in profits annually. This standard defines a small company across the global business world. A large percentage of these smaller businesses operate as privately owned companies. Hackers are especially targeting these […]
Ransomware Impacts Dental Professionals Too- Omaha Nebraska…
Most of the time, a five-day vacation is something to look forward to, but if that vacation is unplanned and filled with anxiety over when you can get back to work, it’s probably not much of a holiday. It becomes a burden; financially, emotionally and even physically on everyone involved. This is what it feels […]
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 […]