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10 Signs Your Office 365 Account May Be Hacked

Delano Collins   ::  3/20/19 1:37 PM

           Email phishing is one of the most common ways accounts are hacked. The number of compromised accounts continues to rise as hackers are utilizing more advanced techniques and many organizations lack the necessary tools to monitor unusual account behavior. Here are 10 signs that will help you recognize if your account has been hacked.

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6 Reasons Why Businesses Should Upgrade to Windows 10

Stephen Luster   ::  2/8/19 9:46 AM

In less than a year, January 14, 2020, four of Microsoft’s operating systems will be reaching their End of Life: Windows Server 2008 R2, Exchange 2010, Windows SBS 2011, and most notably, Windows 7. Meaning, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates, customer service, or even technical support for those products. They will still be available to use, but that comes at a security risk.

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Topics: Windows, Security, Windows 10 Upgrade

Unpatched Vulnerabilities: Why Most Businesses Can Be Easily Hacked

Katie Duncan   ::  12/10/18 11:51 AM

Over 70% of businesses will leave holes in their defenses for over a month, will you do the same?

According to recent research, most businesses will not patch critical security breaches, even after 3 full months. When these openings are left undefended, all of a business’s personal information, financial records, and data can be stolen. This can create serious threats to any business, especially when a patch is already available to solve the problem.

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Can Your Business Recover Quickly from Disasters Such as Hurricanes?

Delano Collins   ::  8/6/18 12:59 PM

If you own or manage a business on or near the Atlantic Ocean, you are aware that the Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from roughly May through November each year. Last year’s hurricane season produced six major hurricanes of Category 3 or higher and racked up $282.16 billion in total damages - the costliest tropical cyclone season on record. The most damaging of these storms, Maria was a Category 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 175 mph.

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Topics: Backup and Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity

Meet EDTS's Sister Company, EDTS Cyber

Guest / Press   ::  6/21/18 3:29 PM

Reprinted with Permission from Behind the Counter, a Community Journals Publishing Group

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Topics: EDTS Cyber

Symptoms of a Hacked Email Account [Infographic]

Robert Smith   ::  2/27/18 8:23 AM

"My clients received spam/phishing emails from my work email. What do I do?"

If a client has contacted you about a suspicious email sent from your account, take action immediately. It may be a warning signal that a hacker has not only gained access to your email account, but to your company's network as well. 

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Topics: Cyber Security, EDTS Cyber, Cyber Security Tips, Finance & Accounting, Cyber Security Assessments, Incident Response

Cyber Security Alert: W-2 Phishing Scams

Delano Collins   ::  2/27/18 8:23 AM

W-2 Phishing Scams Target Payroll Departments in Pursuit of Employee Data

Don’t rush through your unread emails this tax season. Sophisticated W-2 phishing scams are likely to hit your inbox soon.

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Topics: Phishing, Security Alerts, Most Popular, Cyber Security Tips

12 Signs You're Outgrowing Your Current Cyber Security Solution

Charles Johnson   ::  1/17/18 3:54 PM

We talk with many company leaders who have implemented the fundamentals of cyber security but still feel unprepared to face today's cyber attacks.

Anti-virus, anti-malware, firewall, data backups, phishing awareness education for employees, and encryption of sensitive data are often deployed and managed in-house or by a managed I.T. services provider. The importance of these I.T. security fundamentals is indisputable—but a majority of breaches happen behind the firewall. 

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Topics: Cyber Security, Cyber Security Policies & Procedures, Cyber Security Tips, Cyber Security Budgeting, Cyber Security Assessments, Managed Security, MSSPs

How Much Should I Spend on Cyber Security?

Delano Collins   ::  1/16/18 8:52 AM

According to research commissioned by IBM, the ideal spend on Cyber Security is 9.8 to 13.7% of your I.T. budget. [1] This percentage is estimated to grow along with the increased integration of security into all facets of I.T. infrastructure.

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Topics: Cyber Security, EDTS Cyber, Cyber Security Policies & Procedures, Cyber Security Tips, IT Budgeting, Cyber Security Budgeting, Cyber Security Assessments

Backing Up Your Business: Natural Disaster Preparation Checklist

Charles Johnson   ::  11/30/17 11:25 AM

As we close a particularly difficult hurricane season, we're more thankful than ever to have found an innovative backup solution developer and partner, Datto. Following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Datto was on location helping install and deploy emergency backups.

These backups help anyone threatened by business downtime recover company data and resume operations almost instantly. Because the threat of downtime doesn't disappear with hurricane season, we've compiled a list to help you prepare your business for a potential natural disaster or power outage.

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Topics: Cyber Security, Most Popular, Backup and Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, Datto