You’ve just experienced a cyberattack. What do you do?

When I speak with small businesses about cyberattacks, it’s surprising how most of them don’t have a plan if they get hit. Where do you store your data backups? How will you continue to operate if you lose your data? These are the types of questions you need to ask yourself in order to properly…

Hackers – how and why?

HOW do hackers steal your data? WHY do they do it? Nearly every business I talk to is worried about cyberattacks. Two of the most common questions I hear are “How do hackers attack?” and “What’s their motivation?” When it comes to hackers, there are three common strategies used: Social engineering. Brute force. Phishing emails.…

The risk around emails

We have our email in 365 so we are safe. We’re covered. I often hear this response. Unfortunately, just because your email sits in Microsoft cloud (or anyone ones cloud) does not automatically mean all is OK. Majority of the time the vendor is responsible for the uptime and availability of their service however it’s…