Cybersecurity Upgrades

One of the biggest problems the average small business faces when it comes to cybersecurity is their reliance on consumer-grade technologies in their business networks.

With minimal investments of time and money, small businesses can dramatically decrease their odds of being victimized by a cyber-attack. Of course, it's also a good idea to complement these measures with a training program that teaches all employees what threats to watch out for online. That way, both the infrastructure and the workforce will be able to work together to make sure that next year's small business cybersecurity statistics don't look as bad as they have to date. If all stakeholders work together, small businesses don't have to be under such an extreme threat ever again.

There are a variety of comprehensive and low-cost business cloud backup solutions that can do the job, and they should remain isolated from things like ransomware attacks if configured the right way. You need to make sure that you have high-quality protection in place against digital threats. As if the pandemic has not caused enough challenges for businesses, it has also led to a sharp increase in cyber attacks, so businesses need to consider their cybersecurity. A few worthwhile upgrades might include:

  • Password managers
  • VPN
  • Firewall
  • Antivirus software / Endpoint Protection
  • Offsite Data Backup

In today's complex digital threat landscape, no amount of network-edge security will ever suffice. For that reason, it's important for businesses to take steps to protect each and every device that is connected to their networks. It's something that all too many fail to do. For more information on cybersecurity updates reach out to our specialists today.

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Watch Out for CyberSquatters!

Posted By The Go2IT Group
January 10, 2024 Category: Cyber Security

Watch Out for CyberSquatters! You may have misspelled a domain name before and visited the wrong site, but have you ever not caught it? Perhaps you tried visiting YouTube.com, but ended up at YouTub.com? That’s cybersquatting for you! It’s not just an annoyance; it’s a threat to your online presence and a serious challenge in the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity. The scary part? You might fall victim without even realizing it.   Here‘s the scoop into this cybercrime: Understanding Cybersquatting Cybersquatting, or domain squatting, is the malicious act of registering a domain name that closely mimics a legitimate entity, whether it’s a business, organization, or individual. The motivation behind this is often financial gain, with cyber squatters exploiting the success and recognition of well-known brands. But the damage can exceed monetary losses – it can tarnish your reputation.   Common Cybersquatting Tactics 1. Top-Level Domain (TLD) Exploitation Cybercriminals register similar domains with different TLDs, such as “.com,” “.co.uk,” and “.org.” Because there are endless variations, it’s difficult for small to medium-sized businesses to register all of them for their brand, and it’s even more difficult for celebrities or famous individuals. Cybercriminals register similar domains with various TLDs. They demand payment to take down offensive sites or exploit these domai

Cyber Security Threat Alert - March 2022

Posted By The Go2IT Group
March 22, 2022 Category: Cyber Security

The US government has issued a warning about the possibility of foreign entities engaging in hostile cyber operations against the US, due to the severe economic sanctions that have been imposed. These entities engages in malicious cyber activities to enable broad-scope cyber espionage, to suppress certain social and political activity, to steal intellectual property, and to harm regional and international adversaries. Go2IT Basic Recommendations: Use strong passwords and change passwords to network systems and accounts on a frequent basis, keeping the password change duration as short as possible. Passwords for several accounts should not be reused or shared. Protect login credentials - do not store passwords on computers or servers Avoid utilizing public Wi-Fi networks and always utilize secure networks. Unsolicited communication via email, text, or social media from someone you don't know personally should be avoided. In these mails, do not click on hyperlinks or open attachments. Notify Go2IT immediately of any issues, even if you are unsure of the severity Training for your employees: We offer options for training users on information security concepts and procedures, as well as overall new cybersecurity risks and vulnerabilities. This type of training should be done on a regular basis. Please contact us if you are interested in learning more. The key to securing your business's digital presence is to have a solid security procedure in place

Lorain County Chamber of Commerce Business Expo 2021

Posted By The Go2IT Group
October 11, 2021 Category: General

The Go2IT Group is proud to be a Gold sponsor of The Lorain County Chamber of Commerce's 8th Annual Business Expo on November 4, 2021, at Tom’s Country Place from 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm. This EXPO provides a fantastic opportunity for local businesses and attendees to learn about one another and network.   We look forward to seeing everyone this

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