Tips On Using Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a great tool for your team to use to communicate with each other. Teams is a chat platform that includes many other features such as document sharing, holding online meetings, face to face conversation on video, screen sharing for educational and training purpose, and many more useful features for business communications.

Reasons Why Encryption is Needed When Transmitting Data

Encryption a process on which data is concealed so that it is hidden from unauthorized users. It safeguards sensitive information and can secure the communication between client apps and servers. When your data is encrypted, and an unauthorized party tried to gain access, they will not be able to open it.

Cyber-Security Tips When Working Remotely

The world is slowing down during this COVID-19 pandemic. Wall Street is being hit hard. People are no longer going out. We’re told to quarantine or self-isolate and not engage in groups.

You can bet there’s one group that’s not slowing down at all.

Strategies to Use to Protect Yourself from Phishing Scams

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, businesses are sending employees to work from home.  This plan opens the door for hackers implementing phishing email attacks. Here are some strategies to use to protect yourself from phishing scams:

 

You will most likely have vendors reaching out to you asking to get paid via ACH. You need to verify these via phone call and NOT RELY ON EMAIL ONLY.
Any request for changing banking info, payroll info (new bank accounts etc), requests for copies of W2 forms/1099 should also be verified via the phone.

Going Phishing?

Going Phishing?

Here are The Most Common Email Subject Lines to Be Wary Of

Typically, subject lines that seem to trigger attention from an employee and/or require a quick response are associated with completing a task, are personally significant to them or pose some sort of security threat the employee feels he/she should be on the lookout for.