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Coronavirus Leads To Increase In Remote Workforce & Increased Potential For Data Breaches

Coronavirus is leading to thousands of workers staying home and work remotely. If you’re doing this, is your company’s data protected? The IT consultants from WareGeeks Solutions sees this as a trend. WareGeeks Solutions’ owner, Seth Melendez says, “For many, the infrastructure is not there for the remote workforce and cybersecurity protocols are low to…
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Change Your Legal Teams’ Mindset About CyberSecurity

In many law firms and healthcare organizations, staff and even company principles, believe the steps necessary to enhance cybersecurity and protect customer data and legal documents are more of a “nuisance” than a necessity. As the head of your law firm, you need to change that mindset. Your staff may not realize it, but a…
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Business Continuity 101: Prepare A Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery (BCDR) Plan

You never know when disaster might strike your business. Whether in the form of a natural disaster or in a ransomware attack, your business needs to have a business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) plan in place. You don’t want to wonder IF a ransomware or other cybersecurity attack will occur, but WHEN and when…
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Is Your Company In Compliance With California’s New Consumer Privacy Regulations?

As we started off the new year, the California Consumer Privacy Act was getting underway. The Act, at its most basic, is a way to offer protection to consumers. It lets the consumer know what information will and will not be sold and to whom and offers the consumer the ability to opt-out of having…
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How To Stop Google From Tracking Your Movements

“Would you like to rate your experience at (fill in the blank)?” If you have a smartphone that pops up this message when you are grocery shopping, eating at a restaurant or going to the theater, this means that Google is tracking your movements. For many of us, how to stop Google from tracking your…
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New Technologies Lead To New Cybersecurity Crimes

As our hunger for newer, faster and better technologies sometimes coupled with our lack of knowledge on the cyber vulnerabilities these devices and technology bring with it, lead to more people falling prey to cybersecurity attacks and digital scams. Vineet Kumar, founder of the Cyber Peace Foundation was quoted in the Declan Herald as saying…
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WareGeeks Solutions: Pays It Forward At Boxwood Learning Center

Seth Melendez, President of WareGeeks Solutions recently sat down with Marie Thelusma-Chase, Director, at Boxwood Learning Center in New Jersey. Boxwood Learning Center has a mission and vision “To create a learning environment for supporting the whole child by way of tutoring, mentoring, and career exploration.  We work to expose young people to careers in…
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How Much Do Cyberattacks Cost Small Business Owners?

If you haven’t stopped to ask yourself how much a cyberattack would cost your small business you need to. It’s estimated that a cyberattack will cost a small business owner $200,000. Would your business survive that cost and the recovery from a cyber attack? Many won’t. Do you think that your business is “too small”…
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Is Your Phone Safe From A Cyber Attack? Tips To Protect It

Have you heard of “SIM-swapping”? It’s a new term that seems to be striking fear into the hearts of smartphone users (and who isn’t a smartphone user?) What is a SIM-swap? A cybercriminal will steal/can steal your personal data including your phone number. The cybercriminal will contact a phone carrier, pretend to be you and…
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What Is CyberSecurity?

There is so much talk swirling around cybersecurity. Companies and individuals need to protect themselves and have practices and technologies in place to prevent a cyberattack. Do you, or the members of your team, understand cybersecurity? When we work with our clients, we explain what cybersecurity is, how to protect against it and what measures…
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