Category: Security

Why CISA’s Threat Advisory to MSPs Matters to You

The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released an alert last week, May 11, advising MSPs “of recent reports that observe an increase in malicious cyber activity targeting managed service providers (MSPs) and [we] expect this trend to continue.” They also released guidance for MSPs and their customers to reduce the risk of falling victim […]

What is Multi-factor Authentication and why should I use it?

Wikipedia defines multi-factor authentication (also commonly referred to as MFA or 2FA) as a login method requiring two or more pieces of the following: knowledge (something only the user knows, like a username/password combination), possession (something only the user has, such as an app on their cell phone or a security token), inherence (something the […]

Tips for Securely Using Public WiFi

Are you ready to hang out at Starbucks again, or hop a plane to take a vacation? Both Starbucks and the airport have free public WiFi, but anyone can connect; and how do you know that the network you’re connecting to is the one being provided by Starbucks or the airport and not some scammer […]

Multi-factor Authentication: What is it and why should I use it?

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) (which includes two-factor authentication (2FA)), according to Wikipedia, is a login method requiring two or more pieces of the following: knowledge (something only the user knows, like a username/password combination), possession (something only the user has, such as an app on their cell phone or a security token), inherence (something the user […]

Avoiding Tax Time Scams

The IRS started accepting tax filings on February 12, marking the beginning of another tax season (though accountants might argue it never really ends). This is normally a time for an influx of tax-related scams, but with the pandemic still in play it might be worse. Here is some information on what to keep an […]

An Easy Way to Secure Your Business

Are you drowning in the constant media coverage of data breaches and security incidents? Most of the media news is focused on the breach and how it happened rather than what small businesses can do to protect themselves. Are you looking for some simple steps to take to make your business more secure? You’re in […]