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Data Loss in a Natural Disaster – Hello Irma

By | 2017-09-07T17:06:43+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Blog|

With the rash of cyber attacks that have occurred in 2017, more than ever businesses are walling off their servers and taking the proper precautions against nefarious hackers. Unfortunately, cyber attacks aren’t the only danger to your business. Natural disasters, like Hurricane Harvey which put half of Houston underwater, can also wreak havoc on people’s [...]

GPS Spoofing and Navy Ships

By | 2017-08-25T11:37:00+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Blog|

As a pilot of both aircraft and cars, GPS technology has become a vital part of my everyday life, whether I realize it or not. We naturally use our smartphones like treasure maps, leading us to our destinations in unknown places. Unfortunately, there are many instances of people trusting their digital treasure map to the [...]

What happens if my IT provider loses my data?

By | 2017-08-15T10:42:02+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Blog|

Insurance in the 21st century has become ubiquitous. Whether it’s for your car, house, or even a body part, there is nothing left which can’t be covered by insurance companies. In many instances, it appears to be unnecessary overkill lining the pockets of in-case-stuff-happens conglomerates. However, there are a number of situations where insurance can [...]

Why cyber security is so difficult.

By | 2017-08-07T15:13:16+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Blog|

The world is undergoing major changes, many of them because of advances in technology. Automation and AI will continue to shape all aspects of how we live: some for the better, others for worse. Animals, with us counted among them, can take hundreds of years to evolve and learn new practices. So far mankind has [...]

How ransomware can delete your backups

By | 2017-07-24T11:18:03+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Blog|

It’s too early to say what 2017 will be remembered for, but the proliferation of cyber attacks and digital chicanery have been headline news all year.  Whether you’re talking about the rash of ransomware attacks, ominously dubbed “WannaCry” and “Petya”; or the alleged Russian hacking of our most recent election, digital crime is more prevalent [...]

The Petya Ransomware – What is it?

By | 2017-07-21T10:45:45+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Blog|

The digital age has afforded us many luxuries in the 21st century.  We’ve bypassed rude cab drivers, enabled food deliveries without moving from the couch, and even worked how to meet the opposite sex without talking to anyone.  Teleporting is about the only sci-fi fantasy we are still waiting on.  Unfortunately, this dependence on technology [...]

Ransomware Prevention and Resolution

By | 2017-07-12T13:45:41+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Blog|

As the American philosopher Drake would say, 2017 is a great time to be alive.  It can also be a precarious time to be alive, especially, if you haven’t popped out of a time machine and your livelihood is stored digitally.  Whether you are an individual or a company, you store sensitive and valuable data [...]