GEO IP Blocking Helps, but Doesn't Cure

Posted by Darren Crane on May 20, 2021 1:46:58 PM


Using GEO IP blocking prevents locations of your choosing from accessing your network,sending emails to you, or accessing your cloud services and can protect against international cybersecurity attacks. It can also be used to block connections outbound (coming from your network) to certain regions. Sounds great, right?

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Topics: cybersecurity

Business Owners Tighten up Your Security, Cyber Crime Has Increased by 37% Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by Darren Crane on Apr 21, 2020 1:01:39 PM

cyber attacks increaseMany business owners were not prepared for the COVID 19 pandemic, which left plenty of room for security oversights as their teams made the transition from in-office work to remote work. The absence of the proper security systems, protocols and policies have made these companies the perfect target for cyber criminals.

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Topics: cybersecurity

4 Reasons Why You Should Update Your Software Right Now

Posted by Darren Crane on Feb 21, 2020 1:54:46 PM

why software updates are important

You are in the middle of typing up those last few lines and are close to completing your task. Then you get this message, "It's time for an update!"

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Topics: cybersecurity, upgrade, Productivity

Phishing Scams: Is Your Team Likely to Get Hooked?

Posted by Darren Crane on Dec 17, 2019 1:54:34 PM
Phishing is a common scheme that scammers use to gain access to sensitive information. The worst part is they find out exactly what they need to know just by asking you!

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Topics: cybersecurity

"My Business is Too Small to Get Hacked" Wrong!

Posted by Darren Crane on Dec 9, 2019 9:59:33 AM

Hackers attack vulnerabilities and usually aren’t aware of the size of your business. No business is too small to get hacked, this is a common misconception.

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Topics: cybersecurity

My Business Has Been Hacked! Now What?

Posted by Darren Crane on Dec 5, 2019 2:12:09 PM

Once you experience a hack your goal should be to get your business back up and running as soon as possible. Follow these steps to get things under control and regain a sense of normalcy.

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Topics: cybersecurity

You Risk Losing $2.5 Million if Your Business Isn't Using Passwords Properly

Posted by Darren Crane on Nov 19, 2019 1:15:06 PM
Is your business using passwords as a part of your cybersecurity strategy? You should be.
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Topics: cybersecurity, passwords

What is Multifactor Authentication and Why You Should Use It

Posted by Darren Crane on Nov 15, 2019 11:11:46 AM

what-is-multifactor-authentication (1)MFA (Multifactor Authentication) or TFA (Two-Factor Authentication) is a security feature included on many websites and apps that you should be using. It protects the most important asset that you have: your information.

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Topics: cybersecurity

DLC Joins Initiative Promoting Online Privacy and Safety

Posted by Darren Crane on Oct 24, 2019 3:20:01 PM


DLC Technology is proud to be a Champion for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

DLC announced its commitment to National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), held 

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Topics: cybersecurity, vCIO

Password importance and Comcast's lesson

Posted by Darren Crane on Mar 5, 2019 4:35:04 AM

Recently it was revealed that Comcast, on their Xfinity mobile platform, used a default PIN of "0000" on all accounts to restrict the porting of phone numbers.  Once this was made known, customers were having their numbers stolen - or ported - to other carriers without their permission.

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Topics: cybersecurity, news, passwords

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