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MSP vs MSSP: What Is The Difference?

Outsourcing non-core business operations to an external company is a familiar concept to most businesses, especially SMBs. It allows business owners to save money and leverage professional expertise without hiring full-time employees. The trend of companies hiring MSPs (Managed Service Providers) to handle their IT infrastructures has been gaining traction for quite some time. In…

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Types of Malware

Regardless of how familiar you are with Information Security, you’ve probably come across the term ‘malware’ countless times. From accessing your business-critical resources and sensitive information to halting business operations and services, a malware infection can quickly become an organization’s worst nightmare come true. As a business owner, you must be aware of the implications…

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8 Ways to Avoid Spear Phishing

8 Ways to Avoid Spear Phishing Phishing is an attack designed to trick end-users into giving away confidential information, typically by sending an email posing as a legitimate organization (like a financial institution) and linking to a website disguised as one associated with that institution. Spear phishing is a more sophisticated version of phishing that…