Does a Hidden SSID Make You Feel Safe? It Shouldn’t. Here’s Why.

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The logic makes sense: If it can’t be seen, it can’t be attacked. But that logic doesn’t always work with wireless SSID. Many businesses and individuals hide their SSIDs (known fully as a Service Set Identifier) with the hope of eluding hackers. A prevailing theory in security has long held that by cloaking an SSID, hackers won’t know your network …

Retail SMBs and Payment Data Risks

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Cyber-attackers continue to use creative methods of exploiting vulnerabilities. They’ve turned their attention to the manufacturing and retail sectors, using mobile apps and cloud technology to their own advantage. Proper security requires more than stronger passwords or releasing a memo to personnel regarding known email phishing attempts. Modern threats require forward-thinking solutions and a wide net of tools to mitigate …

Airport Cyber Security

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Airport cyber security is crucial for safeguarding our personal data and even our lives. Alarmingly, the aviation industry has struggled to meet basic security standards when it comes to protecting its cyber systems from attack. In 2020, Swiss researchers identified “massive cybersecurity risks” at 97 of the world’s top 100 airports. In fact, only three of the world’s airports – …

SMBs State of Cloud Data Security

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Small and Medium-sized businesses are often viewed as soft targets by criminals operating in the cloud. While it seems counterintuitive that hackers would go after smaller data caches or command ransom from those less likely to afford it, the lax security measures employed by the vast majority of SMBs leaves them extremely vulnerable. Effective cloud security for small business requires …

Professional Services and Customer Data Risk

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The professional services sector is a particularly tempting target for cybercriminals. Accounting, legal, financial, IT, and insurance firms possess large databases of confidential and sensitive information that can fetch top dollar on the black market. Sensitive data may include: Client banking information Healthcare records Trade secrets Intellectual property Highly classified documents This information is highly valuable to criminals who want …

HIPAA and EMR Cyber Security

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HIPAA cyber security is on every medical provider’s mind these days. One vulnerability in the cyber security of a hospital or doctor’s office can leave personal patient data wide open for hackers to steal. They might demand a ransom in exchange for an encryption key to use the data again, or they may sell the information to the highest bidder. …

What Coronet is doing to ensure business continuity.

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In the last few weeks, we all have of been experiencing a reality that seems to be taken out of movie script. Businesses, from all industries, big or small are affected by the Coronavirus (also known as COVID-19). With the virus’s rapid spread, the ban on gathering and quarantine regulations will only get tighter. The only way to ensure business …

3 reasons why you should offer your clients a monthly security report

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MSPs today are required to manage much more than just traditional office and storage software for their clients. Nowadays, as most companies moved to a cloud based working environment, MSPs are not only responsible for managing their clients’ SAAS platforms but are expected to ensure their security.. The challenge is that most SMB clients are not even aware of the …

MSP? Here are 5 ways to win and keep a client!

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Here’s a shocker: 93% of SMBs said they would switch MSPs to get adequate cyber security coverage.   Some might see this as armageddon, but we see this as an incredible opportunity to retain your existing customers, and recruit many new ones.   We narrowed it down to these 5 strategies:  Actively stress the importance of cybersecurity. Let current and potential clients …

Why any MSP can become a cybersecurity superhero

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Let’s face it. SMBs are extremely vulnerable to cyber attacks, and the consequences of an attack could be devastating. While many small businesses  turn to managed service providers (MSPs) to help oversee technology implementation and management, security in many cases remains of the table as it is too expensive to deliver profitably to the SMB crowd. Recent studies shows new …