Category Archives: (Tech) Security

Why the Holidays are a Prime Time for a Data Breach

Data Breach, Enstep, Houston IT Management

Cybercriminals are ever-vigilant to develop new and more sophisticated ways to implement cyber attacks and steal your business data. They’re also opportunists- always looking for the easiest opportunities with the highest likelihood of success. The holidays serve as one of these prime opportunities. Holiday Data Breach: The Increasing Threat The holidays are full of food, […]

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How to Amp Up Internet Security for Your Business During the Holidays

Internet Security, Enstep, Houston IT Business Solutions

The Holidays are a flurry for most business owners. The year is winding down and everyone is thinking of food, family, and holiday cheer but you’re already getting ready for the new year. In other words, it’s a time for distractions. Cyber criminals are counting on you being distracted so they can exploit vulnerabilities in […]

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5 Cyber Attacks on Businesses You Should Know About

Cyber Attacks on Businesses, Enstep, Houston IT Solutions

Cyber criminals aren’t your neighborhood thieves and petty burglars. They’re smart. They’re sophisticated. And they only get better and better at what they do. They’re after your data, your sensitive business and personal information, and even your client information. It’s imperative to protect yourself, your business, and your clients from this extremely serious threat. The […]

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5 Types of Spam that Can Threaten Your Business

Types of Spam, Enstep, IT Consulting, Houston, TX

No one likes spam. Not in your physical mailbox, your email box, or on social media. The earliest forms of spamming involved the sending of unsolicited messages. Today there are more sophisticated forms of spam. It is safe to say spamming of any type is at best annoying and at worst illegal and should be […]

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Drones and Big Data Security Issues

Drones and Big Data Security Issues, Enstep, Houston IT Solutions

Drones have altered the world in significant ways over the last several years. They have made so many things much, much easier- from national security issues to getting the perfect commercial video footage to photography and personal uses. One area they are revolutionizing is the collection of Big Data, but not without ramifications for security. […]

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Intro to Adaptive Security Architecture

Intro to Adaptive Security Architecture

There is a disconnect inherent between business and security objectives for today’s businesses. While business is postured to grow, improve, take risks, and always move forward, security seeks to protect, control, ensure compliance, and mitigate risk. With the widening of this gap and the ever smarter, stronger, and more sophisticated pool of cyber criminals, it is […]

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Your 2016 Complete Guide to Password Security

Password Security

Password Security is More Important than Ever Hacking is not an exaggeration. It’s become a major enterprise with billions of dollars stolen from financial institutions. Also, companies are hacked for proprietary information which thieves will sell to competitors. The media mentions all of the major hacking instances but many small and medium-sized businesses are at […]

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Top Tips For Staying Safe Online

Staying safe online has become one of the biggest problems in our time and age given the amount of phishing scams and viruses there are. The internet is full of dangers that lurk around all the time. A person who has experience in searching knows how to protect themselves from the danger but someone who […]

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Cryptowall 4.0: How Your Data May Be At Risk

The fourth installment of Cryptowall has been released and this time it is worse than ever. Tactics that evade anti-viruses and thwart any attempts to undo the damage caused by the ransomware seem feeble. This version is seemingly worse because now it can encrypt files without the victim even knowing that they are affected. Cryptowall […]

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Security Warning: Adobe Flash Contains Major Security Defect

  Adobe Released last week that Adobe Flash contains a security vulnerability. This effects Flash on all versions of Windows, Macintosh, and Linux operating systems. If the vulnerability is exploited, it can cause the system to crash leaving it susceptible to targeted attacks. dobe has categorized this vulnerability as critical.   The Affected Software Versions […]

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