Keep your business safe from malware. Malware is any software intentionally designed to cause damage to a computer, server, client, or computer network. It’s the collective name for a number of malicious software variants, including viruses, ransomware and spyware. Cybercriminals are becoming more and more sophisticated in their methods and cybercrime is on the
Most people know that the majority of SaaS (Software as a Service) products are cloud-based. They mistakenly believe that using a SaaS product will mean that their data will be “out there in the universe” to be breached in the blink of an eye. That’s one of 10 SaaS myths that are far from
Business owners grapple with many “what if” scenarios. One of the most fear-inducing is cyberattack, especially in light of recent attacks against the Colonial Pipeline and the JBS meat packing plant. Read on to learn what do to when your business is cyberattacked. Cybercrime is on the Rise Similar to the reason why you
Security awareness training teaches employees about vulnerabilities in and threats to business operations. Cybersecurity should be part of the onboarding process for all new hires. Moreover, regularly-scheduled security refresher training courses should be a requirement for all employees. When you embed data security into your company’s culture, your employees become your best defense against cyberattacks.
What is Encryption? Many small business owners have heard about the importance of encryption. Some even have TSL security for their websites and landing pages. But what is encryption? And how does it work? We’ve put together a comprehensive tutorial for you in this article. Encryption is the method by which information is converted into secret
Are your company’s website and applications secure? How about your e-mail system? Are you sure? Businesses need multi-factor authentication. And that includes even your small business. As we pointed out in a previous blog post, cybercrimes are up significantly as the result of the many companies that have adopted a work-from-home policy during the
In a previous blog post, we talked about the security advantages of cloud computing. But did you know that virtualization is the foundation of cloud computing? It’s so central to our SaaS appointment scheduler, EZnet Scheduler®, that we’ve decided to put together this easy-to-understand tutorial on 4 key benefits of virtualization. What is Virtualization?
According to Deloitte’s recent small business study (commissioned by Google), 80% of small businesses in the U.S. are not taking full advantage of technology. Among the least digitally-engaged small businesses, 40% believe that digital tools are “not relevant” for their business, and 38% believe that “they are not effective.” In addition, 34% identified “privacy and
Every year, data breaches cripple small businesses. In fact, according to Security Magazine, small businesses are the #1 target of cyber criminals. As a consequence, 60% of small businesses close within six months following a cyberattack. It is important for small business owners to understand the importance of data security. Further, they need to
The days of buying boxed software programs to be installed on your computer’s hard drive are a thing of the past. Cloud-based and SaaS applications have taken over. The good news is that those programs do not reside on your computer. But… what is cloud-based computing? And is it really better than the “old