Your SonicWall Firewalls do more than just protect your business from attacks. As they keep your information safe, SonicWall is constantly collecting and analyzing trends in cybersecurity. Recently they released their mid-year threat report, here are the highlights:   Malware is down and ransomware is on the rise Malware and ransomware differ in one big…

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Avoiding Coronavirus scams  Online scammers are on the offensive. As coronavirus spreads cybercriminals are finding ways to take advantage of unsuspecting users.  Several schemes have emerged amid this health crisis that we should all be wary of.     Some are easy to spot. We’ve all seen the new ‘snake oil’ products that are phony cures. But there are also more sophisticated ploys, such as apps claiming to be informational, but once downloaded…

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Mankind has been using passwords for centuries for controlling access to protected locations and information. Just visualize the sentry standing at their post directed to stop any unknown enemy. Since the onset of computer systems and PC’s passwords have been promoted to protecting our personal and business data. Over the years, passwords and password encryption…

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One of the biggest pieces of keeping your data secure begins not with complicated technology, but with simple communication. Your first line of defense is drawn by training your employees. That’s why in honor of Cyber Security Month we’re talking about establishing your company’s data policy. What does policy have to do with keeping your…

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Most businesses today recognize the dangers of phishing scams: from stealing passwords to spreading malware, threats to your business security are everywhere, and no matter how thorough your business is in setting up multiple lines of defense, email will be your Achilles Heel. NW Technology has  the tools to help guide you in making smarter…

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