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Username and password fields on computer screen with icon of padlock to represent cybersecurity best practices.

Let's face it: no one likes to think about cybersecurity flaws in their business, much less plan for them. But since businesses all over the country are gearing up for long-term remote work, we want to give you a brush-up on some simple things you can (and should!) be doing to protect your business.   1. Review Your Business Insurance Carefully. Most businesses carry some general liability insurance...

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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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Network Security - sticky note on laptop keyboard demonstrates insecure password.

You can have all the locks on your data center and all the network security available, but nothing will keep your data safe if your employees are sloppy with passwords. There are many ways data can fall prey to a breach. For example, opening a malicious email link is one of the most common sources of phishing scams. Here are some basic practices that you should...

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Business owner considers how to transition back to the office with safe cybersecurity.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses across the country are trying to figure out how to transition back to work. Cybersecurity is a primary concern for these companies. Companies all over the U.S. have weighed the benefits of moving to a remote workforce model. That said, not every industry had the chance to do this. Those companies that did allow employees to work from home...

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Business professional discusses cybersecurity measures on video conference while working from home.

As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the U.S. economy severely, cybersecurity has become more crucial than ever. Working from home is no longer a periodic benefit for many Americans but a requirement for many businesses to stay open. However, operating safely and effectively from a remote setup involves extra security measures. While working from home does come with its perks, employees who transition...

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Android is the most common operating system among mobile phone users. For this reason, cases of malware are most frequent on these devices. This stems from being able to download apps from anywhere online. These apps can be created by anyone and can be spread all over the internet. Here are four tips from Cinch I.T. to prevent malware from attacking your Android device. Use...

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