Tag Archives: Network Security

Scary Stories in IT Security – Social Engineering

Scary Stories in IT Security – Social Engineering I heard a good scary story about IT security recently that I thought was worth sharing.  A lot of times when people think of hackers, they imagine what they seen on TV.  Some guy sitting in front of multiple monitors frantically attacking his keyboard while lines of […]

Scary Stories from IT Security

Scary Stories in IT Security This week I had a speaking event where I talked about the basics of IT security in front of about 70 business owners and executives.  I shared a bunch of real life stories I’ve heard over my 10 years working in the managed services industry.  I realized as I started […]

Secure Data Disposal

Secure Data Disposal An Ugly Story One of our technicians here at i.t.NOW was recently at a Thrift Store.  He noticed some computers in their electronics section and naturally gravitated towards them.  Curiosity impelled him to turn the machine on, and he was surprised when he did. The machine was still attached to the domain […]

Web App Security

Web App Security Concerns Many business owners have moved their main business applications to web-based versions.  Web-based applications offer many advantages.  They have less hardware to support, higher system availability, and simple browser-based access from anywhere in the world.  It’s frequently pitched that these applications are also more secure.  A new study reveals that may […]

The Weakest Links in Network Security

Weakest links in Network Security

The Weakest Links in Network Security Cyber security training and quality backups can save your business from costly security breaches and ransomware attacks.  User training is the most basic form of network security, and is often completely overlooked.  Having a solid backup of your business data is critical. The threat to businesses is real.  According […]