Is Ransomware A Threat to My Business?

What is ransomware? Ransomware is an unusual type of threat because it holds your files for ransom while leaving your systems essentially otherwise operational. A piece of malicious software enters your network and applies an encryption algorithm to your computer files, rendering them unavailable. The files are still there, and you can see them in a file structure, but you will not be able to o...

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How Advanced eDiscovery In Microsoft 365 Helps Manage Data

  Do you have a lot of data? Are you able to organize your data in a convenient logical way and then search for it with ease and/or with advanced search criteria so that the results are not in the hundreds but in the tens or less? Is managing it or finding specific data at any given time proving time-consuming? Does that consumption of time eat into your budget? If any of this is true, you may...

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Business Insights With Visio and Power BI

Microsoft’s Visio Visual and Power BI are two extremely useful software tools that help business owners store, organize, and interpret data with easy-to-understand visual representations.   Using these tools can take your business to the next level. Still, many business owners don’t know about Visio Visual or Power BI. Moreover, many are skeptical as to why data interpretation is important...

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Kansas Addiction Treatment Organization’s Email Hack Leads To Data Breach

When people go to their doctors, they assume their information is protected. They freely and willingly provide personal information, like social security numbers. Their primary concern is their health and so they literally trust their lives in the hands of medical professionals and providers. This assumption that patient data is protected may be derived from the assumption that medical facilities...

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How Can I Enter and Analyze Data via a Data Entry Form in Microsoft Excel?

You can create a data entry form in Microsoft Excel without using VBA or even recording a macro. If those terms don’t mean anything to you, don’t worry. You won’t need to learn them. Excel has a hidden tool you can use to make dreaded data entry fast and easy. Using a data entry form lets you view one record at a time while entering the data, but also makes it easy to analyze multiple rec...

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Are You Part Of The 55% That Fails To Offer Security Training To Staff Members?

Making sure the employees that rely on computer systems are trained in cybersecurity is the easiest way to avoid compromising attacks. However, only about 45 percent of business organizations actually make sure their employees are properly trained through mandatory training, and roughly 10 percent make cybersecurity an optional training. This information is alarming for a lot of reasons. Most Att...

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DNS Infrastructure Tampering

On January 22, 2019, The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, DHS, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, CISA, issued an emergency directive. This emergency directive was put into place to address ongoing problems and issues associated with global Domain Name System, or DNS, infrastructure tampering. As a business owner or executive in charge of a business, you may have many question...

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