A Cyber Attack in the U.S. Mail?

Could you really lose one of your most important cyber assets because of something that you receive in the physical, postal, paper mail? Yes. No, we’re not talking about the recent ransomware attack against Pitney Bowes. We’re talking about one of the potentially most devastating cyber-attacks your business could suffer. It all starts with a [...]

Wildfires, Data Safety, and Pizza

The guy banging on the door yelled, “Get out!” The people inside were startled, but they were being saved, not the victims of a home invasion. Residents and business owners in the Sylmar neighborhood of Los Angeles didn’t get much advance notice. Late Thursday evening they started getting the message, some through news media, some [...]

Backup is boring. Ransomware is not.

We’ve noticed that after being hit by ransomware, there are generally two possible outcomes experienced by most organizations: inconvenience and devastation. Did you know you can choose which one happens to you? We’ve noticed a trend among the countless news stories about ransomware you’ve no doubt been exposed to recently. The contrast between how organizations [...]

Your Smart Home Can Be Hacked, But Can Your Business Automation?

Yes, it can. Let’s prevent it. The weekend’s local TV news headline read, “‘Felt so violated:’ Milwaukee couple warns hackers are outsmarting smart homes.” I’m sure it wasn’t pleasant. Someone was talking to them through their own security camera and cranking their thermostat up to 90 degrees. That’s beyond creepy. If you have any smart [...]

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Hurricanes, Tornadoes, and BDR

Did hurricane Dorian wipe out your data? Probably not. But what about the tornado just north of Chicago 36 hours ago?   When natural disasters make the news, people start thinking about their safety, and the safety of their businesses. Saying “I told you so” after the fact doesn’t help, so here’s some good advice [...]