Patch Management: Security Essential for Any Business

A patch is a very small fix for a security vulnerability in any program or system. However, that small vulnerability can end up costing a company or a business hundreds of thousands of dollars. Plugging that hole or patching up that wound is the best way to provide a fix...

6 Reasons Why Endpoint Management is Important for Your Small Business

During the coronavirus pandemic, there has been an observable rise in cyber-attacks. This has been attributed to a work from home culture that companies have been forced to adopt. However, since companies can’t provide security and patches to most employee home systems, these hacks have seen a rise. It’s become...

5 Financial Benefits of an IT Support Desk

Every business has an online component nowadays. There’s no doing without it. So, the presence of an IT support team or an IT desk at any time is incredibly valuable. This doesn’t just help to assist with everyday errors or hiccups when employees misunderstand software. IT support desk benefits include...

Phishing Attacks: Everything you need to know!

Author: Joel Witts How can I stop phishing attacks? This is the question every IT admin in organizations all over the world are frequently having to ask themselves. Phishing is one of the most common, most effective, and most damaging types of attacks that hackers can utilize to break into...

FBI and CISA are issuing COVID-19 Vishing advisory

Author: FBI | Infragard The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are issuing a vishing advisory. This is in response to a voice phishing (vishing)1 campaign that occurred recently. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a mass shift to working from home, resulting in...

How do Mac’s get viruses anyway?

How do Mac's get viruses? Three pervasive myths about Macs that you can find in almost any online discussion about security and macOS are “Macs are safe by design”, “Macs are not numerous enough to be of interest to malware authors” and (consequently) “there’s no real malware threats out there for...

COVID-19 Outbreak | Employees Working from Home? It’s Time to Prepare.

The COVID-19 outbreak is having a major impact on businesses this quarter and, by all accounts, is set to be a major challenge for enterprises throughout the rest of the financial year. The US CDC (Center for Disease Control) hinted that it may be necessary to implement “social distancing measures”....

PREPARING FOR 2020: TRENDS IN CYBERCRIME, THREATS, AND RISKS

As 2019 draws to a close, we take a look at how the year has panned out as it relates to cybercrime. What have been the main trends witnessed over the last 12 months, and what can we learn from them to prepare for 2020 and beyond? Ransomware: The ‘Gift’...

BILL TO ENHANCE REGULATORS’ CYBERSECURITY PASSES HFSC

The House Financial Services Committee (HFSC) passed the Cybersecurity and Financial System Resilience Act (H.R. 4458) by voice vote Wednesday. CUNA supports the bill and expressed its support in a letter to committee leadership earlier this week.H.R. 4458 would require NCUA and other sectors’ regulators to each issue an annual report to...