Two-Factor Authentication: Is It Really Worth Using?

When creating accounts, you may have the option of using two-factor authentication. Also known simply as 2FA, it’s offered by cloud storage services, email services, online banks and more. A form of multi-factor authentication, two-factor authentication is designed to protect against intrusion add, therefore, data theft. But unless you’ve used it in the past, you’ve…

Choosing the Right Wi-Fi Security Standard

Leaving your small business’s Wi-Fi open is never a good idea. When open, anyone can log in to your Wi-Fi without entering a password. While different routers support different security standards, most use one of three main standards. While any of these three standards can protect your small business’s Wi-Fi from unauthorized access, though, some…

How to Prevent Your PC From Overheating

It’s normal for a PC to produce heat during operation. Most of the heat comes from the PC’s processors. When a processor is being used to run programs, it draws electricity. This electricity, in turn, produces heat — with some PC processes reaching up to 200 degrees Fahrenheit or higher. The good news is that…

Is Social Engineering a Threat to Your Small Business?

A cyber attack can have devastating consequences for your small business. Among other things, it can hurt your business’s small business’s credibility, take your network offline and even expose sensitive data — such as customers’ names and payment information — to one or more hackers. But not all cyber attacks rely on the deployment of…

5 Cybersecurity Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

With cyber crime on the rise, business owners must take a more a proactive approach towards defending against and mitigating the damage of cyber attacks. From ransomware and trojans to phishing scams and DDoS attacks, businesses are vulnerable to a variety of cyber attacks. Unfortunately, some business owners believe one or more of the following…