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Do VPNs Protect You From Viruses?

Hackers around the world have become more sophisticated in recent years. As a result, consumers and businesses have looked for new ways to keep themselves safe online. Virtual private networks, or VPNs, have been lauded as one of the best ways to protect yourself online. But does a VPN connection actually protect you from viruses…

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What Is Adware?

Most people familiar with the internet know just how frustrating pop-up ads can be. Over the years, the people creating these pop-ups have figured out new and creative ways to ensure they continue showing up on your computer or mobile device.  One way that they have done this is with adware, which is a type…

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What Is Spyware?

These days, many companies keep important documents and personal information stored online, rather than on paper in a file cabinet. While this approach is much more convenient than physical storage, it also comes with its own unique risks. Malicious software programs, or malware, can compromise your company’s security and put your secure information at risk. …

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Can Opening An Email Get You Hacked?

The average office worker receives over 120 emails per day.  So much of our personal and professional communication these days is online, and you’ll want to make sure you’re safe while accessing your email account.  Hackers have become increasingly savvy in recent years, and their attempts to access your information have become more sophisticated and…

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2022 Cyber Attack Statistics, Data, and Trends

A cyber attack is an attempt to invade a computer system, multiple computers, or a network infrastructure with the intent to cause some sort of harm. Cybercriminals launch cyberattacks to disrupt, disable or gain unauthorized access to someone else’s computer or network.   A successful cyberattack can enable cybercriminals or hackers to steal, manipulate or…

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What Is Zero Trust?

Zero Trust architecture is a modern approach to cybersecurity that many leading tech companies are using.    As the name implies, the Zero Trust model eliminates any implied trust throughout a cybersecurity network, requiring all users to verify their credentials regardless of where they are in relation to the network perimeter.     The way we…