What Is a Multi-Vector Cyber Attack?

The way in which cyber attacks are conducted against businesses is changing. No longer do hackers, as well as other nefarious individuals, rely on a single point of entry. Many hackers now infiltrate and attack their victim’s network using multiple points of entry. Known as a multi-vector cyber attack, it’s a more complex type of…

The Rise of Botnets: What You Should Know

Statistics show there are now over 7 billion devices connected to the internet. From computers and smartphones to wearable electronics, automotive infotainment systems and even smart household appliances, countless devices are now able to send and receive data over the internet. Unfortunately, this has led to increasing rates of botnet-related cyber attacks. What Is a…

Registry Cleaners: Are They Worth It?

If your computer is running slow or experiencing other software-related problems, you might be wondering whether a registry cleaner is worth using. Registry cleaners have been around for over a decade. During that time, they’ve become a common performance optimization tool used for computers powered by a Windows operating system. Although there are several reputable…

Firewall vs Antivirus Software: What’s the Difference?

Firewalls and antivirus software are two of the most popular and widely used cybersecurity solutions. While both are designed to protect against cyber threats, however, they aren’t necessarily the same. So, what’s the difference between a firewall and antivirus software? To better understand the purpose of each of these cybersecurity solutions, including how they differ,…

Heads Up: October Is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

While most people associate the month of October with Halloween, another important event occurs during this fall-season month. From Oct. 1 through the 31 is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). As a result, there’s no better time than now to evaluate your small business’s cybersecurity plan and make the necessary adjustments to improve it. In…