How to Win at Password Laziness

“Password1”, “Password2”, “Password3”, or the ever-popular and bullet-proof “Password123”. Sometimes you even get fancy and add an exclamation point to the end (when forced to). Are any of these ringing a bell? Did I just guess your password?

Managing a list of passwords for every website you use can be a hassle, especially for the unorganized that live by their sticky notes or those of us that do well to remember our own names on most days.

Cybersecurity Lunch and Learn

We had a packed house today at the Alamance County Chamber of Commerce for the Cybersecurity Lunch and Learn. Mike Farlow with ComTech provided great information on current Cybersecurity issues and ways to protect your business.

Be on the lookout for another Lunch and Learn from us soon.

Fake Check Scams

A new scam has emerged that can put your hard earned money at risk. Fake check scams are becoming more common as they leverage payment as a bait to lure in their victims.

In this week's security tip video, learn more about these scams and some of the signs you should watch for.

How can I buy Microsoft Office?

I get this question quite often and rightfully so.  There are many ways to purchase Office and they can be confusing.  Depending upon your situation one method may be better than another.  Here are the top two ways most small / medium businesses purchase Office.

Meltdown and Spectre – How does this affect your systems?

In the interest of brevity, I won’t bother to go into deep detail about the two latest PC threats that have been discovered.  Feel free to google “spectre” or “meltdown” and you can read for hours on the subject.  Suffice it to say, these two exploits are actually 20+ year old vulnerabilities in the actual processors of computers, phones and other devices.

Two Quick Tips for 2018

How many of you have started this new year off but have brought over A LOT of baggage from 2017 that is weighing you down? How many of you know you should be kicking this day off with a bang because it is a fresh start? It is a new year and a new chance for your business to do phenomenal things.

Wannacry, Ransomware, etc.

Above is a screenshot from the news on June 28th, 2017.  It is a common headline lately.  Although ransomware is devious and disruptive to business, there are some things you can do as the business owner to help reduce your risk of infection.