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With all the chaos, confusion, and consternation that’s going around in the wake of WannaCry (WannaCrypt) outbreak, our focus again turns to the proper care and handling of our computers – specifically those “traditional” computers like servers, desktops, and laptops. We have known for years...

The US Senate Commerce Committee has (April 2017) advanced a bill to help small and medium businesses (SMB) protect themselves from cyber-threats.  The bill, titled the MAIN STREET Cybersecurity Act, would require NIST (National Institutes of Standards and Technology) to booster resources available to the...

Last month, DefensePoint Security, a Virginia-based government cybersecurity contractor, announced its employees’ W-2 tax data had been compromised. But the company wasn’t hit with a sophisticated hack. It turns out that someone inside the company fell victim to one of the oldest cybersecurity ruses, a...

Hospitals and other healthcare-related businesses have worked to adopt modern information technology practices and systems.  This includes extensive use of electronic health records, broadening use of smartphones and tablets, Internet-enabled medical devices, and patient-friendly systems to increase patient satisfaction. But unfortunately, with this continued adoption...

We’ve all heard horror stories about the ramifications of identity theft, and some of us may even have first-hand experience dealing with the consequences.  Having your identity stolen can have a lasting impact, and is most certainly a stressful event. One potential outcome of having your...

We all know the answer, NO.  But, neither is driving on the NJ Turnpike like driving on the NJ Turnpike we all take the risk.  Just like heading onto the NJ Turnpike, constant vigilance and a little preparation go a long way to making your...

You don’t need a crystal ball to realize in 2017 the need for cybersecurity will increase and new threats will emerge.  2016 was filled with devastating data breaches and the emergence of a new type of threat with Ransomware.     A recent PriceWaterhouseCoopers report revealed that...