Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery a Good Strategy for Natural Disaster Preparedness
We are enjoying the warmer days of spring, especially considering the harsh winter conditions we experienced this year, followed by flooding for many in the Midwest and not to mention the fires out west and hurricanes to our south! The spring flowers and sunshine are certainly a sight for sore eyes, but we must be […]
How Secure Is Your Client Data? Act Now to Be Prepared for New Regulations on the Horizon
In March 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published requests for comment on proposed amendments to two key rules under the Gramm-Leach-Biley Act (GLBA) which would add more detailed requirements to the safeguards rule and the privacy rule. The changes are aimed at making improvements to how companies store and transmit a consumer’s personal, financial, […]
Love is in the Air But Stay Cyber Aware: Internet Romance Scams on the Rise
Valentine’s Day is one of flowers, candy and dates for many but it also brings an increase in scammers trying to take advantage of those looking for romance.
Tax-Related Identity Theft: How to Spot a Potential Scam
To protect sensitive data, credentials, and payment information, the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Council (NCCIC) and IRS recommend taxpayers prepare for heightened risk this tax season and remain vigilant year-round.
TOP FIVE things you need to do to protect your organization from Cybersecurity threats
Cyberattacks cost organizations billions of dollars in lost time, data and reputation, One in five small businesses are estimated to suffer a cyber breach this year but 97% of these breaches could have been prevented with the right cybersecurity in place.
Robo email bomb threat provides reminder to be cyber vigilant
In the wake of last week’s robo bomb threat email that caused disruption to many businesses across the nation, including many in Iowa, now is the time to review how you are protecting your business against cybersecurity threats. Unfortunately, a business is never completely safe from these types of attacks. Preparedness is about mitigating risk […]
12.13.18 BREAKING NEWS: Bomb threat emails being distributed across the country
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is looking into a robo-email being distributed nationwide, including offices in the Quad Cities in Iowa, this afternoon, Thursday, December 13, which is causing evacuations and sweeps of buildings.
IRS Warns of “Tax Transcript” Email Scam; Dangers to Business Networks
The Internal Revenue Service and Security Summit partners recently warned the public of a surge of fraudulent emails impersonating the IRS and using tax transcripts as bait to entice users to open documents containing malware. The scam is especially problematic for businesses whose employees might open the malware because this malware can spread throughout the […]
Faxploit Gives Access to Hackers Via Your Fax Machine
Faxploit is a new way cyber criminals are gaining access to home and business networks by exploiting all-in-one printer-fax machines and a fax number is the only thing required to carry out the attack – no internet connection needed! You may be thinking, “Who uses a fax machine anymore?” but some industries—like healthcare—still depend a […]
BerganKDV Business Technology Consultant Scott Meeker Discusses The Top Five Things Small Businesses Need To Know About Information Technology
Technology is crucial to the success of any business, underscoring the importance of having a thoughtful IT strategy. Because of this, small businesses must understand the answers to key technology questions before making sound business decisions.