Phishing E-Mails: 5 Things You Need to Know

Hamilton Information Security Manager, Robert Leonard, shares helpful tips on recognizing common e-mail threats. Robert Leonard With many businesses and teams now working remote and an influx of regular e-mail action, we have seen an increase of potentially hazardous messages hitting inboxes. Specifically, phishing attacks. Not long ago, phishing was primarily aimed at the consumer market, and malware was considered the biggest threat to businesses. Today, phishing is the top social attack on businesses, responsible for more than 90 percent of security breaches. Phishing is becoming more sophisticated, and although there are dozens of techniques phishers can use to [...]

Phishing E-Mails: 5 Things You Need to Know2021-08-13T20:06:59+00:00

3 Techniques for Introducing Effective and Secure Work-From-Home Policies

Hamilton Information Security Manager, Robert Leonard, shares lessons learned on equipping clients for remote productivity. Robert Leonard As the spread of COVID-19 mandates social distancing, our Managed Service Provider (MSP) business is in the same boat as many businesses out there: quickly supporting employees who must now work from home. The chief goals of a remote work implementation strategy should be enabling your people to work in a comfortable, familiar, and productive environment, while also ensuring that all devices and data remain absolutely secure. And even when life slowly returns to normal, fine-tuning your employee work-from-home policies isn’t just [...]

3 Techniques for Introducing Effective and Secure Work-From-Home Policies2021-08-13T20:06:22+00:00

Password Protocol: Tips to Keep Your Logins Secure

Today, there are so many accounts that require us to create passwords that it can be easy to fall into a bad habit of creating passwords that may not be secure. With the rise in the number of cyber-attacks it is more necessary than ever to be conscientious about creating secure passwords. The following helpful tips will go a long way toward making your passwords more secure for your employees and business. Make it Uncommon Avoiding common choices is vital to strengthening your login security. Some of the most commonly used passwords are variations on the word “Password”. Passwords like this [...]

Password Protocol: Tips to Keep Your Logins Secure2021-08-13T19:45:37+00:00
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