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DNS Cache Poisoning

DNS Cache Poisoning: What Every SMB Must Know

In one of the most common poisoning attacks, the attacker poisons the DNS Cache with the aim of leading visitors to a fake website. In a DNS cache poisoning case, the attacker gains control of the DNS server and then manipulates cache data such that anyone typing the URL of the actual website is redirected…

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Multi-factor Authentication Demystified

You have probably come across the term multi-factor authentication of late. It is an IT buzzword today and is fast becoming one of the best practices of cybersecurity. So, what is multi-factor authentication, exactly? Read this blog to find out. Multi-factor authentication, as fancy as the term sounds, is just multiple barriers to data access…

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4 Lesser-known benefits of hiring an MSP

You are probably aware of the most common benefits of signing up with an MSP such as On-demand IT support: Having an MSP ensures that you get priority IT support when you need it. Scalable IT infrastructure: With an MSP by your side, you can scale your staff structure up or down without worrying about…

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Protecting yourself against poison attacks

Data poisoning by way of logic corruption, data manipulation and data injection happen when the attacker finds a way to access your data set. The kind of poison attack varies depending on the level of access the attacker is able to achieve Here’s what you can do to ensure such access is prevented. The data…

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Dark web monitoring: What you need to know

The dark web is essentially a marketplace for cyber criminals. If your data has been compromised, the dark web is the place where it is traded. It could be sold by miscreants, to miscreants, who can later hack into your system or extort money from you to prevent a data leak and so on. What…

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Poison Attacks: A quick overview

Smart technology is everywhere. Not just in our offices, but even in our day-to-day lives with tools like Google Home and Alexa becoming a commonplace. With technology becoming smarter every minute, the risks are increasing by the minute as well. Cybercriminals are finding new ways to corrupt our IT networks to disrupt our businesses, hold…

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Top Priorities this Month And Beyond

Realizing the increasing risk that internal attacks pose to national security and business, American federal agencies work together to preserve cybersecurity awareness month, formerly known as “National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.” These include the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA).The message of the month is clear: SMBs to large…

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The Dark Web

The dark web: An introduction

Have you come across the term, dark web, recently? As a business, you might have heard that you need to keep your data safe from the dark web. So, what is the dark web anyway? Read on to find out… What is the dark web? The cybercrime landscape is evolving fast. The “Nigerian” email scams…

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5 Important IT Checklists

5 Important IT checklists that no SMB should miss: Part-2

In our last blog, we discussed 2 of the 5 important IT checklists that every SMB should have. In this post, we cover the other 3, namely, IT training, Data Backup, and BYOD checklists. IT Training checklist Your IT staff is not the only one who needs IT training. Everyone in your office does. An…

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Important IT Checklist Part 1

5 Important IT Checklists That No SMB Should Miss: Part 1

IT checklists are a great way to analyze, understand and take the necessary steps to meet your IT requirements. In this blog, we discuss 2 of the 5 important IT checklists–Hardware/software and Cybersecurity. When creating a checklist for hardware/software purchase, use, and installation, answer the following questions. How do you determine what hardware/software is needed?…

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