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NEW Cyber Threat: KRACK Attacks

KRACK Attacks Target Wifi: Using a vulnerability in WPA2, hackers target sensitive consumer data.  What is a KRACK Attack? KRACK is an acronym for Key Reinstallation Attack. It involves an […] Read more »

Cybersecurity Datasmith 10.20.2017

Cybersecurity Event Recap: Protecting Your Business from Digital Threats

On Wednesday Datasmith Network Solutions and NCGIT hosted a free cybersecurity workshop in Norwood, MA. This event focused on cybersecurity and protecting your business. Why? The well-known Target data breach […] Read more »

Slow-AV-Scans 10.09.2017

4 Ways To Detect and Avoid Digital Threats

There is no way to continuously scan for every kind of digital threat. With hackers continuously evolving, staying on top of the current vulnerabilities is a challenge. All too often organizations […] Read more »

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Lessons Learned from Equifax

Needless to say Equifax has left a bad taste in many consumers’ mouths. With vague responses to what actually happened to cause such a massive breach and limited solutions for […] Read more »

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Understanding The Equifax Security Breach

143 Million People Compromised: Equifax announced last week that a security breach has potentially exposed 143 million people What Happened? On Tuesday, Equifax announced a security breach due to an Apache […] Read more »

multi 08.25.2017

Companies spent $157 BILLION Dollars on Information Security

Companies all over the world spent $157 billion on cyber security products over the past two years. This amount is expected to rise drastically over the next five years. Creating a […] Read more »

Petya 08.10.2017

Ransomware Can Cost A Business $700,000

Cybercrime: criminal activities carried out by means of computers or the Internet. Over recent months cybercrimes have made national news headlines. From the PetYa virus to WannaCry, cyber attackers have […] Read more »

multi 08.05.2017

Avoiding A Mutli-Million Dollar Mistake – Join us at our next Breakfast and Learn!

The well-known Target data breach has cost over $250 million and counting to resolve. The scariest part? The breach could have been avoided if the right cybersecurity measures were appropriately […] Read more »

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Microsoft Set To Lay Off 3,000 Employees to Focus on The Cloud

From Forbes.com – Microsoft announced Thursday that it would lay off 3,000 employees as it puts more resources toward the cloud, which Chief Executive Satya Nadella has predicted will rapidly gain […] Read more »

Microsoft-Azure 07.17.2017

What is Microsoft Azure?

Microsoft Azure has been making headlines lately due to Microsoft’s recently lay off. Microsoft made the decision to lay off nearly 121,000 employees internationally to focus on cloud based projects. […] Read more »