Tag Archives: cybercrime

2014 Threat Predictions

Every year McAfee releases a threat prediction report.  As a former IT Admin, these always peak my interest.  Security is one of the most important and talked about trends right now, and for good reason.  Security breaches at major retailers happen every month, most recently large ones at Target and Michaels stores.  Physical stores haven’t … Continue reading 2014 Threat Predictions »

Cyber security a major concern and flexible working up among small business, survey finds

When it comes to IT challenges, cyber-security ranks among the top concerns of small business owners. According to the “2013 Small Business Technology Survey” issued last month by the  National Small Business Administration (NSBA), 94 percent of the 845 survey respondents said they are very or somewhat concerned about cyber-crime. The response is not surprising … Continue reading Cyber security a major concern and flexible working up among small business, survey finds »

Take steps to avoid phishing scams at your small business

Earlier this year, small businesses were the target of a phishing scam that involved fake emails that appeared to be sent from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The email advised small business owners that their company was under investigation due to numerous consumer complaints. Users were prompted to click on a link to find out … Continue reading Take steps to avoid phishing scams at your small business »