5 New Cybersecurity Threats You Need To Be Very Prepared For This Year
The year of 2023 marked a significant turning point for cyber-attacks with the introduction and wide proliferation of AI (artificial intelligence), now in the hands of people who wish to do you harm and who are actively using it to find faster and easier ways to rob you, extort you or simply burn your business to the ground. Continue reading “5 New Cybersecurity Threats You Need To Be Very Prepared For This Year”
Data protection in today’s world is essential. Protection is important, but often takes a sideline to the need to back up data. This requirement has been around since floppy disks. Data loss happens often due to viruses, hard drive crashes, and other mishaps. Most people using any type of technology have experienced data loss at least once. Continue reading “We Need Data Protection, not Just Data Backups”
A child’s toy seems innocuous enough, and you probably don’t even think about it leading to identity theft. This actually happens all the time! But what about your trash can sitting outside? Could it be a treasure trove for an identity thief trolling the neighborhood at night?
Many everyday objects can and often do lead to identity theft. They often get overlooked because people tend to focus on their traditional digital security – computers and cloud accounts. It’s important to have strong passwords and use antivirus on your PC of course, but you also need to be wary of other attack vectors that hackers and thieves can utilize to get to your personal data.
Here are six common things that criminals can use to steal your information. Continue reading “Objects that can Lead to Identity Theft”
Companies both large and small typically share the same problem – They have computers that still running older operating systems, or outdated OS. Staff might use these devices only occasionally, or in the case of some organizations, they may be running customized software that won’t run on newer OS versions.
Continue reading “Still Running the Outdated OS Windows 8.1?”
Since the invention of the internet, many things have changed – including Online Banking. You used to have to go into a physical bank branch to make deposits and withdrawals, but now, you can take a picture of a check and deposit it from your phone. Are you doing everything you can to stay safe?
Continue reading “Tips to Keep You Safe When Online Banking”
Your phone vibrates. A text, from your CEO. Your head of the company is asking for your help. Of course, they’re out doing customer visits and someone else dropped the ball in providing gift cards. The CEO needs you to run and acquire six $200 gift cards and text them the card information right away – this situation pops up for clients of managed service providers all too often.
Continue reading “Does Your CEO Actually Want a Gift Card?”
Ransomware: it’s something you hear about, but never expect it to happen to you – until it does. If your computer was infected today, would you be prepared? Would your business? Although something that could be very serious could easily be made a minor inconvenience with the right preparation. Continue reading “Ransomware and How It Works”
It seems like more and more devices can connect to the internet in this day and age; the typical household has around 10 devices connected to the internet at one time, with about half of those being what we in the industry call “IoT” devices.
But, what is an IoT device? Continue reading “The IoT And You – What To Know About the Internet of Things”
The term “right to repair” has been popping up a lot on social media, the news, and even congressional hearings. It has been a very contentious issue, with the two polarized sides typically lining up as manufacturers of tech equipment, versus the consumers that have purchased them. What are the sides to this argument, and where do we, as Travel Tech, stand?
Continue reading “Right to Repair – Who Owns Your Computer & Electronics?”
When looking to cut costs and save money, many businesses overlook just how much technology can help their business run more efficiently. Cloud technology offers a variety of ways for businesses to cut costs as well as drastically increase communication and the effectiveness of their business. There are a few specific ways this technology helps achieve that.
Continue reading “How Cloud Technology Can Reduce Your Business Costs”