Employee Cyber Attack Readiness – WFH 8 Tips for Zero Trust

Hackers understand that employees are often the weakest link in an organization’s security. That’s why 98% of cyber attacks rely on some type of social engineering, costing companies $billions every year. Vishing. Baiting. Pretexting. Are you familiar with these new Cyber criminal techniques that can leverage ANY connected employee to breach your security? As an [...]

How Secure Is Your Multi-Factor Authentication?

If today’s cybercriminal obtains your login credentials, he can change your account settings, steal sensitive personal or company data, send out phishing emails as you, and possibly access additional accounts within your organization. Criminals can attempt this “malicious account takeover” through: Hacking: Automated scripts run through various password combinations (AKA, brute force attack) to discover [...]

How to Prepare Your Organization to Fight Ransomware

For today’s cybercriminal, ransomware is a big business. According to a Cybersecurity Venture’s 2019 research, cybercriminals attacked a new organization with ransomware every 14 seconds. They estimate that number to grow to every 11 seconds by 2021 at an annual cost to the global economy of $6 trillion! Their estimates didn’t anticipate the COVID-19 pandemic.  [...]

Keeping Remote Workers Secure and Productive

Just one week ago on Thursday, March 19th, within hours of each other, the State of California, Los Angeles County, and Ventura County issued ‘Safer at Home’ orders to their citizens.  Within this last week, our helpdesk, network, and application teams at AllConnected have fielded 200+ tickets solely focused on supporting local businesses in implementing [...]

Improving your Cyber Security Defenses with Cisco Umbrella

Stop Phishing and Malware Infections Earlier As a secure internet gateway, Cisco Umbrella provides the first line of defense against threats on the internet — anywhere users work. Umbrella delivers complete visibility into internet activity across all locations and endpoints. By analyzing and learning from internet activity patterns, Umbrella automatically uncovers an attacker’s infrastructures staged [...]

Protecting Your Critical Assets

Often, it’s easy to take for granted things that are really important, but go on in the background. Two of these things are data protection and security. Like an insurance policy that exists to protect you in the event of an unforeseen disaster or accident, data protection and security act as an insurance program for […]