Every day, before you have even finished your first cup of coffee, you've likely sifted through a myriad of email messages, most of which are equally important and require action. However, behind some messages is a hopeful cybercriminal waiting for you to react to their sophisticated phishing email. So how can you recognize and react to the fraudulent emails coming at you multiple times a day?
Your business faces security challenges today that simply didn't exist ten or even five years ago. Consider the influence of the pandemic in just the last two years. The unexpected situation prompted many organizations to rapidly adopt a remote workforce in an effort to continue operating.
Social engineering attacks on unsuspecting employees continue to be a favorite tactic among cyberhackers. Employee behaviors, such as clicking on fraudulent links in emails, reusing passwords across business and personal accounts, or downloading PDFs containing ransomware, put a company at risk. Small to medium-sized businesses (SMB) can reduce these risks by employing the following cybersecurity best practices within their organizations.
The increasing theft of intellectual property and sensitive information is at an all-time high and a growing threat to our national security. The 2021 ransomware attacks on the largest gasoline pipeline and meat producer in the U.S. are clear evidence of these increasingly frequent and complex cyberattacks.
UPDATE: December 21, 2021- We have identified the products Systems Engineering sells and supports that are impacted by the log4j vulnerability. Affected products are listed below along with our plans to address each.
Having an employee in medical distress is a situation no company wants to experience, but every company must prepare for. When emergencies occur, we instinctively call 911 for help and expect to connect with emergency services. But what if your organization has multi-line phone systems, remote staff, or uses softphones? Calling 911 may not necessarily be so straightforward. Here are two essential laws you need to know when preparing your business for a potential 911 situation.
Educational institutions are heavily dependent upon technology to support today’s digital learning environments. At a minimum, schools need high-speed internet access, telecommunications services, and internal connections in order for faculty and students to access the digital resources they need. In addition, your teachers and students expect a secure environment in which to teach and learn. When resources and budgets are constrained, E-rate, a federally funded program, can help schools obtain the technologies necessary to facilitate an effective and modern educational environment.