Category: Network Security

3 common cyber security myths debunked!

Locally and around the globe, cyber security is a constant headline in the news. The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing. Meaning more and more everyday devices (ex. watches, home security systems) are connected to the internet to send and receive data. Do you feel you have a good handle on what is connected to […]

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October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

It’s cyber security awareness month. Talk with your employees about Cyber Security! 50% of a good information security strategy is training your employees to be able to identify cyber security threats, and avoid them! Did you know, most cyber security attacks originate in email? The following preventative strategies are provided by the Department of Homeland Security. […]

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The Consequences of Choosing Price over Quality.

At RMON Networks we are always celebrating our staff as they continue to earn certifications from today’s leading technology companies. Why? Because anyone can say they are knowledgeable with a product or solution, but a certification is proof of your knowledge. Last month we were approached by a North Shore optician for assistance with a […]

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Watch out for RATs (Remote Access Trojans)

Data Security for small businesses continues to be an issue. Ransomware attacks are wide spread in the media, and are projected to only get worse. I once heard someone say, “The one good thing about ransomware, is the hackers actually let you know they’ve infected your system.” But ransomware is only one of many viruses […]

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NH medical company reports a potential data breach

Another potential data breach caused by a ransomware virus. This potential breach hits close to home at medical provider Atlantic Digestive Specialists (ADS), with locations in Somersworth, Hampton and Portsmouth, NH. Below is an excerpt of ADS’s statement which was released to the NH Attorney General’s Office on 6/20/2017. On February 20, 2017, ADS discovered […]

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4 Ways to Stay Safe on Public Networks

Just about anywhere you go these days there seems to be plenty of available public Wi-Fi. And while this is massively convenient if you’re away from your home or office, there can be harmful security risks lurking on the other side of the access form. Make sure you’re prepared the next time you need to […]

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Stay protected against the WannaCry ransomware virus

You may have heard by now, ransomware is in the news again. This strain, known as the “WannaCry” or “WannaCrypt” ransomware virus, claimed over 200,000 victims in 150 countries, including factories, hospitals, small businesses and schools. Organizations in Europe and Asia were seriously affected, but according to The Guardian, an anonymous “accidental hero” halted the […]

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4 E-mails you should never open

No matter how secure we make your network, you and your employees can still invite a hacker in if you click on a link or open an attachment in an e-mail sent by a cybercriminal. Some spam is obvious, but others are VERY cleverly designed to sneak past all the filters and trick the recipient […]

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