Category: Network Security

BlueKeep, What Is It? Why Does It Matter? How You Can Stop It Completely!

What Is It? BlueKeep, referred to as  CVE-2019-0708 by Microsoft, is a software vulnerability affecting older versions of Microsoft Windows. Its risk is significant because it attacks an operating system’s Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), which connects to another computer over a network connection, according to Jeff Elder from avast.com. “RDP has commonly been used as…

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Small Businesses Top the List of Cyber Security Victims!

The 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report is hot off the press! The report looks into thousands of the most recent data breaches and incidents. It identifies important trends and generates future predictions to help you understand today’s cyber security landscape. This summary will arm you with important information so you can protect your company…

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Cyber Security Threats Against Small Businesses Continue to Rise, and Are Proving to Be Incredibly Expensive

Did you know $133,000 is the median financial impact of a cyber-attack, including fines, downtime and other costs? In fact, the City of Portsmouth recently reported spending over $156,000 to clean up a Trojan virus that infected the city’s computer systems last year. As you can see, these national statistics include small and mid-sized organizations…

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3 Ways to Stay Secure When Using the Cloud

Cloud computing has transformed the way we do business. Benefits like 24/7 availability, reduced spending, and remote capabilities have business owners rushing to make the move. But, one common misconception is being in the cloud automatically means that you are secure, which is simply not true. Below are 3 guidelines to help you stay protected…

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3 Ways a Managed IT Services Team Can Help Your Organization.

Some days our engineers are cleaning up viruses. Other days they are completely overhauling computer networks. Our versatile team at RMON Networks spend their days working across multiple client’s networks, solving complex issues, consulting with business executives, and securing sensitive data. A full team of Managed IT Services experts not only includes technical engineers, but…

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Latest Tech Support Scam is Freezing Chrome Browsers

A recent Microsoft survey revealed that the number of reported tech support scams has grown by over 24% over the past year. While most of these incidents involve cold calls from fake customer service representatives, a substantial number of scams have also been initiated through website pop-ups and malicious email campaigns. Now, Malwarebytes has uncovered a new tech support…

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