A lot of computing is done today using cloud computing – basically, making use of the computing power, space, and applications that a provider has on their infrastructure as if they were your own. Doing so can provide a very…
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In today’s threat landscape, malware and ransomware have become very effective malicious tools used by cyber criminals to infiltrate, disrupt, and in many cases completely devastate business operations for organizations of all sizes. For years, Antivirus clients have been relied…
The smaller your company is, the more prone it is to being hacked with ransomware. It may seem unlikely, given your revenue or less intimidating position in the market. However, businesses like yours are equipped with fewer cyber security defenses
It's a good time to prepare your staff to defend against phishing attacks.
We still have some time until Tax Day, but as we’ve all become painfully aware, tax time means you might be getting a call from a fictional IRS agent trying to scare you into paying non-existent fines. Scammers are also pretty crafty when using various methods to get malware on your system.
New York State has implemented cybersecurity requirements that affect financial institutions and these changes seem to be coming down the pike for neighboring states. When discussing information security, the question of what constitutes a risk versus a threat comes up quite often.
In a perfect world, security would just be an IT problem. Employees would take advantage of the latest and greatest technologies without having to worry about inadvertently putting data at risk.
SecureLink – All-Inclusive Security Platform Designed to Manage Risk, Mitigate Threats, & Maintain Compliance Morris Plains, NJ, December 17, 2018–After announcing its Information Security practice in Spring 2018, Link High Technologies, a Managed IT Service and Security Provider, has expanded…
Link High Technologies and Perch Security Partner to Bring Added Security to MSP Clients Morris Plains, NJ, January 2, 2019–Link High Technologies, a cybersecurity and compliance focused IT management provider, is excited to announce its partnership with Perch Security. Through..
With the advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the pervasive digitization of virtually all industries, information systems have become indispensable. Savvy organizations leverage them to improve efficiency in production and delivery of products/services to clients. With their widespread adoption and integration into nearly all areas of business activities, information systems now rule today’s business landscape.
In recent years, professionals in the healthcare and financial services industries have been bombarded with stories in the media on the latest data breach. Typically, these stories detail instances where loss of billing information or clinical records have resulted in reputational damage, financial penalties, or a situation where customer trust is no longer present.
Spring has sprung, and you’re already busy clearing out all the clutter that accumulated during the winter months. But shiny floors and polished tennis trophies won’t keep you in business. A reliable and robust network will. When your network is a mess, employees waste time troubleshooting, customers disengage, and revenue is lost. To avoid this, in addition to busting out the broomsticks, it’s imperative that you set aside some time this spring to complete a full network assessment.
Step Up Your Spring Cleaning with A Network Assessment (Part 2)
In part-one of our Network Assessment piece, we showed you how to focus your spring-cleaning efforts on creating a network inventory and examining your IT infrastructure. In section two, we look to audit three more critical aspects of your network: performance, security, and management.
It’s no secret that your data is a hot commodity. Each day sophisticated cybercriminals attempt to make money by stealing your private information. They may use the info to pose as you, blackmail you, or simply sell your information to someone who will. If you want to stay in business, you’ll need to be able to thwart these attempts. But to do so, you must understand the increasingly advanced methods hackers use. Here are the top two techniques hackers utilize to gain access to sensitive data. (Be on the lookout for Part 2).
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies are here to stay. The flexibility, familiarity, and increased productivity that personal devices provide has forced companies to adapt to this workplace revolution in a hurry. Yet many companies are still struggling to strike the right balance between personal freedom and corporate responsibility. In part one of our two-part article, we'll detail a six-step plan for developing the strategy and policy necessary to manage BYOD effectively.
Passwords are hard to remember - there’s no denying that. However, there is also no denying how important it is to use different ones for each account, all sufficiently complex, and all the rest. The point is, a lot of people use bad password practices because (to be frank) good password practices are too intimidating. There has to be some kind of acceptable middle ground… right?
Did you know Link High has a dedicated and separate practice focused on Cyber Security? One of the key differentiators between Link High and other IT service providers is that we have dedicated security professionals separate from our Managed IT practice.