Entries by Tori Roughley

Q&A Feature: What are the risks of putting our data in the cloud?

With more and more data being stored with online “cloud” providers, there are some risks to be aware of. First, you are still responsible for backups. Most cloud provider contracts explicitly state they are not responsible if your data gets lost or deleted. So, doing your own backups is still extremely important. Secondly, if you […]

What’s the Weakest Link in Security?

We already know that we need internet security: a Firewall, an anti-malware program, a web filter, a SPAM filter, and a monitoring system. So, why do some companies that have all of these systems in place STILL get hit with a malware attack? Simple. Because someone in the company clicked on something they were not […]

“My computer is slow!”

This is a common phrase uttered by frustrated PC users. Choosing a new computer is not an easy task. The process often involves a significant amount of time, effort, and money, so when you leave the store with your new PC, you expect its performance to reflect your dedication and the cost. Everything runs smoothly […]

Malware is worse than we thought: 3 things you need to do right now

In his article “The Untold Story of Notpetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History,” Andy Greenberg shares how a single piece of code threw corporations and government agencies into utter chaos. In 2017, Russia launched devastating malware as a form of cyberwarfare against Ukraine, affecting companies as far as A.P. Møller-Maersk in Copenhagen. The resulting […]