Advancements in both hardware and software technologies have allowed businesses to expand their markets, reach new customers, and become far more productive than they could have possibly dreamed. As is often typical however, new ways of doing business also open up new avenues criminals can use to steal, or hamper a company’s daily operations just “for the fun of it”. In some cases, hackers and criminals employ what amounts to
As attacks by hackers become all too common, it is increasingly important to ensure that accounts and passwords are protected. Two-factor authentication (2FA) provides an extra level of protection to accounts and is an important security option that all companies should consider. If you have questions or would like to learn more, AE Technology Group would be happy to help. What is Two-Factor Authentication? Two-factor authentication provides a method for
According to Small Business Trends online 43 percent of all small businesses across the United States face a cyber attack. In fact, over half of those businesses that suffer a cyber attack eventually fail. These known statistics make it necessary to protect your business from hackers. A hacker gains unauthorized use to your business data through your computer. The question is, what can you do to protect your business against a cyber
Many businesses provide their employees with smartphones and/or tablets to use when they are on the go. Although having any time anywhere access to corporate systems is at minimum convenient, for some businesses it is absolutely necessary. For those companies who allow BYOD (bring your own device) access to corporate data, it is even more important to ensure that staff members follow proper security protocols when using their own devices.
2018 was a banner year for hackers with widely publicized data breaches occurring in companies like Panera Bread, Under Armour’s data loss through their MyFitnessPal app, and reports of personal data from Facebook being distributed without consent. Then there is the recent attack reported by Marriott International Hotels, which affected nearly half a billion consumers over a 4 year period. Small companies will likely hear these massive data breaches and