End of 2022 Things to Consider

Posted by Data Evolution on 12/9/22 10:19 AM


In 2022, there were 15 million data breaches worldwide in the third quarter of the year alone, meaning the risk of cyberattacks remains high. As the end of the year approaches, it is a good time to think about the safety of both your personal and business systems, apps, and accounts.

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Topics: IT Security, Data Security, Data Backup

See Yourself in Cyber: Why People Are the Center of Cybersecurity

Posted by Data Evolution on 10/31/22 10:19 AM

In 2004, October was declared Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Dedicating October to cybersecurity helps raise awareness about the importance of protecting our personal and professional information. As we see this focus on cybersecurity remain central to business strategies year after year, it is a reminder that we are still battling security risks, old and new.


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Topics: IT Security, Data Security, Data Backup

SOHO Attacks: Why Home Offices Need to be Part of Your Organization’s Security Strategy

Posted by Data Evolution on 8/24/22 3:27 PM

What is ZuoRAT and how does it work?

Remote Access Trojans (RAT’s) have existed since the 1990’s. They are malicious software designed to remotely control an infected computer, while remaining undetectable. What makes the newly discovered ZuoRAT unique is that it appears to be a highly organized, potentially state-sponsored hacking campaign specifically targeting remote workers and their unsecure home networks, which have exploded in number with the pandemic.

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Topics: IT Security, Data Security

The Three Ps of Cybersecurity

Posted by Data Evolution on 6/23/22 12:20 PM

Cyber threats and attacks are rising, costing companies money and time. According to the FBI, in 2021 alone, companies lost around $6.9 billion. So how can organizations protect themselves? In this post, we’ll explain the three Ps that any company should have as part of their security defense and how you can utilize them to prevent cyberattacks:

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Topics: IT Security, Data Security, Small Business IT Security, Endpoint Security

Data Privacy Week Concepts to Remember All Year Long

Posted by Data Evolution on 1/19/22 12:02 PM

In 2022, Data Privacy Week is taking place from January 24-28. It is crucial to raise awareness about data privacy during this week-long initiative. However, data privacy concepts remain essential for securing and managing personal information all year.

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Topics: IT Security, Data Security

Looking Beyond Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Posted by Data Evolution on 10/28/21 10:30 AM

October has been dedicated to Cybersecurity Awareness Month every year since 2004. However, as this year’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month comes to an end, your Data Evolution experts are here to remind you that cybersecurity matters every day.

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Topics: IT Security, Data Security, Small Business IT Security, IT Security Policy, Endpoint Security

Managed Network Infrastructure Security: Why It Matters

Posted by Data Evolution on 10/11/21 9:00 AM

Your network infrastructure takes time and effort to strategize and develop. Any compromise to your network or infrastructure can disrupt connectivity, communication, and other operational activities. Network infrastructure security is crucial to your productivity.

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Topics: IT Security, Data Security, IT Infrastructure, Computer Network Support, Small Business IT Security, Managed Services

5 Ways to Create a Strong Password

Posted by Data Evolution on 9/15/21 4:45 PM

Your passwords are like the lock to your house. You would not offer the keys to random people or install a simple lock that any criminal could pick easily. Any compromise to your password security could potentially hurt your credit, financial health, identity, and more.

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Topics: IT Security, Data Security, Small Business IT Security

3 Reasons Proactive Security Awareness Should Matter to You

Posted by Data Evolution on 8/4/21 5:00 PM

These days, social engineering attacks are one of the top threats to your company’s cybersecurity. A recent study found that, on average, organizations get targeted by more than 700 social engineering attacks per year. This type of threat includes techniques such as phishing and ransomware, and it relies on a lack of awareness, attention, and time to assess the threat.

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Topics: IT Security, Data Security, Small Business IT Security

Why Your Small Business's New Year's Resolutions Need to Involve IT in 2019

Posted by Steven Vigeant on 1/4/19 10:19 AM

So it's January, how are your New Year's resolutions coming? No, I'm not talking about how much weight you've lost or how many days you've managed to floss in a row (but congratulations) - I'm talking about the resolutions and goals you've set for your small business for the upcoming year.  More than half of small businesses make new years resolutionsThe start of a new year is a natural time to look back over the previous one and plan for the next one. Did your last year go as well as you had hoped? What can you do to avoid the problems you faced in 2018 and maximize your opportunities in 2019?

Whether it be to contact customers more often, blog more frequently, focus more on social media, or launch a pending marketing campaign, small business owners have a lot on their minds. But somehow IT planning isn't ever on the radar.  You rely on technology for your company to function, so why aren't you giving it the attention it deserves? There are easy and low-cost ways you can improve your whole IT infrastructure for the upcoming year, and it's never too late to get started.

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Topics: Backup and Disaster Recovery, Data Security, IT partners