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FTC Small Business Cybersecurity Resources

In October of this year, as part of the National Cybersecurity Awareness Month developed by the National Cybersecurity Alliance, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) launched a bank of resources for[…]

4 of the Most Common Phishing Scams and How to Spot Them

We talk a lot about how to keep yourself safe online, but sometimes we don’t focus enough on what you are supposed to be keeping yourself safe from. Last week I received an email about a specific[…]

The Discovery and Disclosure of a Polycom Security Vulnerability

One night last June (2017), I was working from home, writing some software that would add Microsoft multi-factor-authentication to a VPN service that IT Freedom offers. The software itself was[…]

When will your Technology Reach "End of Life"?

"End of Life" signifies the last day that a certain product or piece of technology will receive security updates. We talk a lot about how important it is to stay on top of updates, and it's just as[…]

Why are companies abandoning their BYOD policies?

A few years ago we had a Bring Your Own Device policy in place, we even wrote a post about how to develop a BYOD policy like ours for your business. Since posting that though we, and many other[…]

Is Colocation Right for Your Business?

We get a lot of questions about colocation from our customers and prospective customers. Questions like, “what is colocation?”, “why should we consider colocation?”, and “what should we be looking[…]

The Top 6 Security Measures to Discuss With Your Team

Recently I came across a survey of small business owners done by Oracle that showed security at the bottom of small business owners’ list of worries/concerns, for their business, if it’s even on[…]

Cybersecurity & Your Law Firm

Over the past few weeks we’ve talked to a few local law firms about the state of their IT, and these conversations got me thinking. Even with the amount of data these firms, and firms all over the[…]

Are Texas Small Businesses More Susceptible to Cyberattacks?

Over the past year it’s become apparent to cybersecurity researchers that Texas small businesses are increasingly at risk for cyber attacks. According to a Malwarebytes report, analyzing malware[…]

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