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9 Cyber Hygiene Practices You Must Insist Your Employees Follow

o TEETH BRUSHING facebook   Just like oral hygiene is important to protect your teeth, good Cyber Hygiene practices are important to protect your business against cyber attacks and loss of data. Make sure everyone in your business follows these practices that will help you make significant strides in protecting your business. Keep a clean machine: Your company should have clear rules for what employees can install and keep on their work computers. Make sure they understand and abide by these rules. Unknown outside programs can open security vulnerabilities in your network. If they have any responsibility for making sure the devices use have updated software train them to implement those updates as quickly...
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Four Critical Measures to Protect Your Business from Cyberattacks

cybersecurity  The past few days brought news of yet another cyberattack. At first it was believed the “NotPetya” attack was a ransomware ploy due to the typical ransomware screen displayed to victims demanding $300 in bitcoins to decrypt their data. As it turns out it was not a ransomware attempt, but destructive wiper. NotPetya locks the victim’s files and then throws away the decryption key. Victims never had a chance to recover your files. The bulk of the victims are located in the Ukraine and include Ukraine’s central bank, airport, metro transport and even the Chernobyl power plant. Analysts suspect NonPetya was created specifically to disrupt infrastructure in the Ukraine. But...
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Blast from the Past: Prepare for Solar Flares

b2ap3_thumbnail_electrical_failure_400.jpgIn 1859, before global violence and warfare of the Twentieth century wrought havoc around the world, another pseudo-apocalyptic event took place in the form of a colossal solar storm. This solar storm, known as the Carrington Event, is the largest flare recorded to date. Did you know that there’s a chance that our planet could be struck by a solar flare of this magnitude again in the near future, and that its results could spell the end for society as we know it?

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Disaster Recovery and Why it Matters to Pacific Northwest Businesses

When you mention the term 'disaster recovery,' most people think about the big ground-shattering events like earthquakes, fires, floods, tropical storms, etc. While these natural events are certainly disasters and devastating in their own right, smaller things can constitute as a disaster for your business, and they aren't seasonal.

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