What Is Grayware?

Cyber threats come in all shapes and sizes. Some, for example, involve phishing for sensitive information using email or social media, whereas others involve the deployment of computer viruses to harm a business’s information technology (IT) infrastructure. As a small business owner, you should familiarize yourself with all of the leading cyber threats so that…

5 Most Common Causes of Data Breaches

What steps are you taking to protect your small business’s data from theft and unauthorized access? It’s no secret that data breaches are becoming increasingly common. According to Wikipedia, roughly 4.5 billion records were exposed in the first half of 2018 alone. As a small business owner, however, you can protect your data from theft…

Reimaging vs Reformatting: What’s the Difference?

If your computer is running low on storage space, you should consider either reimaging or reformatting it. Both processes will free up space by deleting files. While similar, though, reimaging and reformatting aren’t the same. Each process works in a different way, so you need to familiarize yourself with their nuances before proceeding to reimage…

Is Adware Really a Threat?

When compared to other cyber threats, including worms and viruses, adware typically ranks as a low-level threat. It doesn’t have the same crippling effects on a victim’s computer, nor does it capture or steal sensitive data. With that said, however, adware can pose security risks. If your small business’s computers or devices are infected with…