Secure and Stabilize the #WFH experience for the Long Term

In our changed world – where employees are sequestered, physically disconnected, and working remotely – that’s when they need a stable, secure and collaborative work environment the most. As Gartner indicated in a recent study of CFOs nationwide, 74% intend to shift some employees to remote work permanently, and that 41% of employees are likely [...]

Level Up Email Security: Advanced Threat Protection and 10 Tips

As you may know, computer viruses and malware describe a host of constantly evolving malicious software determined to compromise your email security, disrupt company operations and steal your sensitive information. "Due to the common practice of using email as an easy common denominator for electronic communication between business employees,  the threat that email presents will [...]

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 [...]

Regarding COVID-19 and AllConnected

A Message from AllConnected’s CEO regarding COVID-19 As the situation with the spread of the COVID-19 disease continues to develop worldwide and in our community, our team at AllConnected is continuing to monitor the situation.  As is likely the case in your business, we’ve made adjustments to implement regular sanitizing of our office space, raised [...]

Star Wars 2019 – Thank You

Thanks to all who attended AllConnected’s 2019 Cyber Security Star Wars Movie Event! With over 200 in attendance representing 50+ different companies in the Ventura and Los Angeles counties, all had an opportunity to network, hear three focused (8) minute talks, enjoy an exclusive pre-screening to a movie, and win some neat prizes. If you [...]

Welcome to the AllConnected Team!

We are halfway through 2019, and  have some new faces here at AllConnected. We would like to welcome some new members to the AllConnected Team! Mark Schramek BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE Mark Schramek is expanding AllConnected’s field sales team, focused on creating new clients with AllConnected’s unique blend of co-managed cloud and IT support services.  Mark [...]

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 [...]