Security Alert: Tech Support Fraud

Recently, the FBI issued an announcement on new guidelines to help protect against “technical support fraud,” where criminals may pose as a security, customer, or technical support representative offering to resolve such issues as a compromised e-mail or bank account, … Continued

Safer Internet Day – 3 Critical Tips

There’s no doubt that small businesses are becoming the favorite target of hackers and organized criminal groups. There are a few critical things you can do to protect your small business. End User IT Security Awareness Training, such as what’s included … Continued

What is a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement (BAA)?

Covered entities must ensure that they have a current HIPAA BAA in place with each of their partners to maintain PHI security and overall HIPAA compliance. As healthcare data usage and collection continues to grow, and interoperability between systems, vendors, … Continued

Aggressive Malware Threats In Circulation

Some bad malware hombres are out there, and we’ve got the scoop on each of them right here for you. Herbalife or “copier” file Locky variant ransomware Summary – As of 9/19, Barracuda Advanced Technology Group is monitoring an aggressive new … Continued

Equifax Breach – Protect Yourselves

Equifax, one of the big three US credit bureaus, disclosed a breach affecting 143 million people, for the most part Americans. Among the information lost (and lost it was—this is a case of known unauthorized access, not merely exposure) are … Continued