October 2020

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Cinch I.T. Blog - How To Prevent Ransomware At Your Business

Businesses that understand how to prevent ransomware significantly reduce their online vulnerability. This cyberattack scheme doesn't garner nearly as much attention as more common malware, but it can be even more debilitating. Ransomware attacks are so polished that many larger financial institutions have dedicated call centers to handle these data breaches. So what is ransomware? Ransomware stops you from using your PC, files, or programs. The...

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Employee checking phone because his company did not block personal email at work.

Short answer: Yes, you should block personal email at work. Long answer: Cinch I.T. provides computer support for hundreds of businesses and tens of thousands of users. In our experience, access to personal email is the primary cause of malicious software entering the workplace. Business owners can argue that there is a loss of productivity if employees have access to their personal email. More important than the...

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