Email is one of the most convenient channels for exchanging information, but it’s also the one where you probably receive the most unsolicited messages. These could be run-of-the-mill advertisements of shady get-rich-quick schemes or promotional offers for supplements that haven’t been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
Cybercriminals are notorious for capitalizing on vulnerabilities. And the current public health crisis — which is causing fear, confusion, and a growing need for information and connection — presents the perfect opportunity for exploitation. As myriad COVID-19-themed scams continue to make headlines, it’s imperative that you learn how to spot social engineering attacks, and follow these practices to prevent falling victim to them.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, businesses worldwide underwent the ultimate stress test. They reconsidered business priorities, and those that could urgently shifted to work from home setups. Companies worked tirelessly to provide their remote workforces with the network access and technology they needed to stay open.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused severe repercussions for economies across the globe — some businesses were forced to shut down, and those that managed to stay afloat are struggling to meet financial goals.
Companies that invested solely in core operational needs found it difficult to adjust to the new normal and continue to carry out day-to-day business activities.
You’ve probably encountered messages urging people to “make the most” of the COVID-19 pandemic by spending their newfound “free” time doing something productive. Although these intend to motivate, the pressure to be productive during a global crisis is, in reality, stress-inducing for many.
The ubiquity of cloud and mobile technologies has made access to diverse information and resources simpler than ever. Cloud solutions are now at the forefront of business computing, proving their value in the face of a global pandemic and the abrupt shift to remote work.
More businesses today are using virtual desktop infrastructures, or VDIs, because they're more secure, reliable, and easier to support versus older computer systems. But what exactly does desktop virtualization entail and how does it benefit your business?
For starters, desktop virtualization is the creation of a “virtual machine” that replicates your computer’s desktop environment and its capabilities.
What comes to mind when you hear the word cyberthreat? Maybe you think of hackers deploying viruses or cybercriminals forcing people to hand over confidential information. Have you ever thought that there may be internal threats lurking within your own network?
You might have a malicious staff member who wants to reveal sensitive information about your business.
Plenty of small- and medium-sized business (SMB) owners mistakenly assume that they don't have to deal with cybercrime. After all, why would someone have a go at the little guy when they can gain more by targeting the big shots like Timehop, Macy’s, and Bloomingdale’s?
Unfortunately, cybercriminals are relentless.
Office relocations are inevitable, especially for growing businesses. Whether you’re transferring to a bigger office or relocating to the other side of the city, moving offices is equal parts exciting and stressful. However, it isn’t as simple as boxing up your stuff and moving to another location.