Security Cameras – Why Are They Good For Your Business?
Over the past few months, we’ve designed and installed camera surveillance systems for several of our clients. In that time, I've had several discussions on the topic and the questions I've heard have led me to put together this blog post. Remember that a good camera system should accomplish two general tasks: protect company assets and provide peace of mind to management. There are several ways the system actually does this, and they are enumerated below. Hopefully this information will help you make informed decisions regarding a camera system for your business, either now or in the future. Check on [...]
Phishing – Don’t Take the Bait!
Today I received an email from eFax.com. Someone had sent me a 3-page fax. Or had they? As I looked a little closer I found that the link that they provided would have taken me to a webpage somewhere in Brazil. I also should note that I don't use eFax. I use SmartFax for my faxing needs. This email was a classic example of a Phishing scheme. What is Phishing? In the last ten days alone, I have received notices of 8 different phishing scams among family, friends, and clients. But what is Phishing really? It comes [...]
Yahoo Security Breach
As you may have heard, Yahoo, the world's second largest webmail provider, recently reported that they had an information security breach. As many as 1 billion accounts could have been compromised. The data affected by the breach may have included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords and, in some cases, security questions and answers. The breach does not appear to have included credit card and payment information. If you or your loved ones have a Yahoo account then the breach probably included at least some of your information. However, though the breach was confirmed only this [...]