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Shadow IT—the friendly foe lurking in your company

We’ve all been there – you need to get something done fast, but the usual channels seem slow. So, you find a cool new tool online that seems perfect for the job. Innovation is great but, these “shadow IT” tools can create hidden security risks. Here’s how to keep your company safe and innovative:

Secure home office–encryption for BYOD

Working from home is awesome, but it can get tricky when using your own devices (BYOD) and Wi-Fi. Here’s the thing: your personal laptop or phone might not have the same security muscle as your work computer. So, how do you keep your company’s data safe? Encryption is your secret weapon! By using encryption on […]

Ransomware: don’t let your files get kidnapped

Ever heard of ransomware? It’s kind of like a digital kidnapper, taking your important files hostage and demanding a ransom to release them. Here’s how it works: Ransomware can be scary, but by being informed and taking precautions, you can protect yourself.

Your security chain: as strong as its weakest link

We all know the importance of strong passwords and secure Wi-Fi at home. But what about the companies you trust with your data? The truth is, your security is only as strong as the weakest link in the chain. Here’s why choosing security-minded providers is essential: By choosing security-minded providers, you can transform your online […]

Don’t trash your tech — securely erase old hard drives

We all have them – dusty drawers overflowing with old tech. But before you toss that ancient hard drive or USB stick, hold on! Just because you deleted the files doesn’t mean they’re truly gone. Scary, right? Here’s the deal: with some know-how, techy folks can potentially recover data from those “deleted” devices. So, how […]

Lock it down — securing your bigger tech toys

We all love our laptops, TVs, and other big-ticket tech gadgets. But let’s face it, they can be tempting targets for thieves. Here’s a tip you might not have considered: many devices come with built-in security features you might be overlooking! Security slots and mounting options might seem like small details, but they can make […]