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Should Your Business Offer Free Public WiFi?

There’s always a significant divide when it comes to the issue of offering free public WiFi in small businesses. Some owners are entirely against it, some humorously putting up signs encouraging patrons to speak to each other instead. Other companies consider free WiFi crucial for their customers. Studies are divided as well. Although many of them state that free WiFi does make customers stay longer, other studies suggest that this is a waste.

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Cybersecurity Concerns for Small Businesses

As a small business owner or manager, it’s up to you to protect your information and your clients’ data from hackers and viruses. There are so many security threats online that it can be hard to keep track of them all. Protecting your enterprise on the web involves multiple layers of security and a thorough knowledge of what to look out for. Corporations are hacked all the time. Just look at Yahoo!, Facebook, Tmobile, and all the other companies that found themselves in dire straits because of a digital mishap – and these are large companies with security teams. The National Cyber Security Alliance found that over 70 percent of cyber attackers targeted small businesses.

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What to Do If Your Business Has Been Hacked

Unfortunately, many small businesses throughout the US are at risk of getting hacked. In the last few years, plenty of large corporations have found themselves dealing with this situation. From Home Depot, to Target, to the IRS, these groups have all had to figure out how to protect themselves and the consumer. Finding out there’s been a security breach is always tricky, but there are a few things you can do to minimize the damage to your business and your clients.

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6 Lesser-Known Methods of Cyber Attacks

As a business owner, you probably stay up-to-date on the most common types of cyber attacks—malware and phishing. What you might not know is that cybercriminals are using new methods every day to gain access to computer systems and networks. The professionals at Internal Computer Services stay abreast of the latest cybersecurity procedures, and they have compiled a list of the top six lesser-known methods of cyber attacks that can drastically impact your business.

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How to Prevent Phishing Attacks on Your Business

Since the dawn of the Internet, cybercriminals have been profiting from unsuspecting businesses through a technique known as phishing. Over time, these cyber attacks have become increasingly complex, making it more important than ever for businesses to understand how to prevent them. Our cybersecurity professionals have put together a helpful list of guidelines that your business should follow to prevent you and your employees from becoming victims of phishing attacks.

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ICS Guide to Ransomware

These days, cybersecurity is absolutely critical. With e-commerce and online business growing in popularity, it’s becoming increasingly important to learn about the many online criminal threats that are out there. For businesses, in particular, cybersecurity should be a top priority. There are numerous tools that cybercriminals are using to gain access to businesses across the globe. With ransomware, cybercriminals have the power to steal sensitive information and destroy a company’s entire reputation with the click of a button. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to help you understand the dangers of ransomware and avoid it altogether.

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The Top Ways Businesses Are Affected by Cyber Attacks

No matter what kind it is, cybercrime is extremely dangerous for your business. Each day, hackers are finding new ways to access important information and records from businesses across the globe. As a business owner, it’s more important than ever to learn about the security risks that are out there and enact a plan to help keep your organization secure. The cybersecurity experts at Internal Computer Services have assembled this guide to help you learn about how cybercrime can affect your business. Continue reading “The Top Ways Businesses Are Affected by Cyber Attacks”

Signs your Computer Has Been Compromised

Each day, cybercriminals are finding new ways to break into personal computers and steal important information. That’s why cybersecurity is of the utmost importance, especially when using these devices for work or business. With all of the ways that attackers can infiltrate your computer, it’s important to keep an eye out for the warning signals that your device may have been compromised. Continue reading “Signs your Computer Has Been Compromised”

Is Your Wi-Fi Causing You to be More Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks?

If you’re a business owner, cybersecurity should be one of your top concerns heading into 2019. Each year, cybercriminals grow more and more advanced in their attempts to attack your business and gain access to vital company information. With so many different threats out there, it’s more important than ever to do everything you can to keep your organization’s information safe from cybercriminals. One of the primary avenues that cybercriminals use to access information is through an organization’s Wi-Fi. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to help you understand how cybercriminals can access information through your Wi-Fi network and how you can work to increase the security of your Wi-Fi network altogether. Continue reading “Is Your Wi-Fi Causing You to be More Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks?”

Why Cybersecurity is Critical for Businesses

In 2017, it was estimated that 60% of small businesses have experienced a cyber attack. With increasing numbers of cyber attacks on businesses each year, the personal information of millions of people has been exposed to cybercriminals. This is dangerous because these large-scale cyber attacks on businesses give the hackers the tools and information they need to carry out thousands of attacks on individuals later on. Continue reading “Why Cybersecurity is Critical for Businesses”