Best Practices for Protection Against Cyber Viruses

Two recent cyber security viruses—Meltdown and Spectre—are affecting computers and smartphones with the ability to steal data from almost any device, including passwords that have been saved in Web browsers. BMS systems are protected from these attacks since we employ a multi-prong approach to protecting our client data. However, it’s important to take the necessary steps to..

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24 Jan 2018
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Use Caution while Holiday Shopping Online

During the holidays, shopping online can reduce a lot of seasonal stress. However, with cyber scams at their peak during this time of year, make sure to safeguard your online data with these protective online shopping tips: 1)    Only shop at websites you trust It’s easy to tell whether a store is a legitimate business when shopping in-person—it’s right there in front of you. But online, businesses can be fabricated with fake websites and..

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Plentiful Warning Signs to Help You Avoid Phishing

With Black Friday around the corner, and the prevalence of cyber scams at an all-time high, don’t get gobbled up by phishing attempts this season! Since anyone in your organization can fall prey to these scams simply by downloading an email attachment or clicking a malicious hyperlink, it is important for everyone in your practice..

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01 Nov 2017
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Beware Scammers Requesting Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

Through the shadows they come with mal-intent—scammers attempting to steal your personally identifiable information (PII). These monstrous attempts can come in the form of phone calls, emails, or even messages on social media—so it is important to stay vigilant. Learn more about these scams and what to do if you are contacted by a scammer..

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Post-It No-No’s: Never Write Down Passwords

Post-its are essential school supplies; however, for storing passwords they get an F minus. A password on a post-it makes it easy for a thief or hacker to get into your system and access your private information. So, don’t learn the hard way—avoid using post-it’s to write down passwords, and discover better ways to keep..

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Fasten Your Seatbelt: Keep Data Safe While Traveling

You’re on your way, but are you sure your data is safe from hijackers on the information superhighway? If you’re using Wi-Fi abroad, your byte baggage may be at risk—especially if the Wi-Fi you are using does not require a password. So how can you protect your information from online pickpockets? Learn how to stay..

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Avoid Phishing Lures in Your Inbox

Among the many threats to your data on the web, phishing scams are becoming more prevalent. According to a recent study from the IRS, online “phishing” – or malicious emails posing as legitimate sources – increased by over 400% during the 2016 tax season. Thus, it is more important than ever to be aware of..

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Android Wi-Fi Port Apps Pose Security Risks

Hundreds of Android apps have been found to pose security risks by allowing users to control their smartphones from their PC, thus opening insecure ports accessible by hackers.

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Prevent Rainy Days with a Password Manager

When it rains, it pours—but you can take steps to brighter days by protecting your data from a security breach. To do this, create separate passwords for each of your accounts, and keep track of all your unique passwords through a secure password manager such as KeePass. Follow the steps below to protect your accounts in..

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