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Have You Ever Considered What a Ransomware Attack Would Do to Your Customers?

Have You Ever Considered What a Ransomware Attack Would Do to Your Customers?

It can be too easy to look at ransomware as a business problem. After all, it attacks businesses, locking down their data for ransom, often selling it or spreading it, and sometimes altering it for the business if returning it at all. It can be too easy to overlook another impacted target in all the mess.

What happens to the people whose data a business has collected and uses?

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Tips to Improve Your Organizational Phishing Deterrence

Tips to Improve Your Organizational Phishing Deterrence

Phishing is one of the most prevalent issues individuals and businesses must confront when operating online. This is because there are literally billions of these scam attempts sent each day. That’s right, billions. With over a hundred billion scam attempts sent every year, your business is already getting phished, it’s just a matter of time before someone falls for it.

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Prevent the Majority of Threats with Endpoint Security

Prevent the Majority of Threats with Endpoint Security

There are many parts of running a business where you cannot be too careful, one of which is the realm of cybersecurity. Many of the preventative measures you can implement aim to keep issues from making their way to your infrastructure in the first place, which makes sense from an operational standpoint. With an endpoint detection and response solution—or EDR—you’ll take an important step toward keeping most threats off your infrastructure.

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Apple Users Hit with Rare Cyberattack: What Can We Learn?

Apple Users Hit with Rare Cyberattack: What Can We Learn?

On Wednesday, April 10, 2024, Apple deemed it necessary to send a rare alert to certain users via email, spread out across 92 nations. As Apple’s website states, these threat notifications “are designed to inform and assist users who may have been individually targeted by mercenary spyware attacks.” Let’s review these attacks so we all understand this threat better.

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Three Ways You Benefit from Encrypting Your Email

Three Ways You Benefit from Encrypting Your Email

Encryption stands as a formidable shield for businesses, fortifying their security architecture. While often discussed in VPN contexts, its significance in securing email solutions cannot be overstated. Why is email encryption indispensable for businesses of all sizes? Let's explore.

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Tip of the Week: Three Steps to Policing Your IT Policies

Tip of the Week: Three Steps to Policing Your IT Policies

Small businesses are presented with the challenging prospect of monitoring and policing various IT-related policies that you might have for your network infrastructure and workplace technology use. The difficulty of this notion does little to lessen its importance, however. You need to take action to protect your assets, data, and reputation from the countless threats out there, and ensuring that your employees are properly using technology is paramount to this endeavor.

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Dresner Group Partners with ABC Joint Tech Summit to Champion Cybersecurity in Construction

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In today's rapidly evolving digital landscape, cybersecurity is more critical than ever, especially in industries like construction where sensitive data and intellectual property are at stake. Recognizing this imperative, Dresner Group is proud to announce our sponsorship of the upcoming ABC Joint Tech Summit, a groundbreaking event hosted by the four local chapters of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).

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4 Essential Cybersecurity Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make

4 Essential Cybersecurity Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make

When considering your company’s cybersecurity, it is important not to lose sight of the forest for the trees… or, in other words, not to forget the basics around which the rest of your protections are built.

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How Smart Employees Fall for Cybersecurity Scams

How Smart Employees Fall for Cybersecurity Scams

It doesn’t matter how big or small your business is, whether you are a nationwide or global entity or a small local business in Baltimore or Bel Air; cybersecurity is a critical issue for your business. Cybercrime is a lucrative business, and the bad guys are doing a great job at making it extremely challenging to dodge their traps.

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What to Prioritize for a Secure Password Strategy

What to Prioritize for a Secure Password Strategy

Securing your accounts against unauthorized access begins with the implementation of a strong password. It's crucial to recognize that not all passwords offer the same level of protection. Here are five essential guidelines to ensure the security of your accounts.

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Is Your Organization Prepared to Invest What is Needed into Cybersecurity?

Is Your Organization Prepared to Invest What is Needed into Cybersecurity?

Safeguarding your business' infrastructure from various threats is a well-known imperative. In discussions about network security, the term "endpoint" frequently arises. Exploring the significance of securing all endpoints is the focus of today's article.

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XLoader Android Malware Runs in the Background and Steals Your Data

XLoader Android Malware Runs in the Background and Steals Your Data

Mobile malware isn’t common, but it’s growing increasingly more so. You may have heard of a malware called XLoader, which has been used to victimize people in over seven countries. This mobile threat has seen various iterations over the past several years, but you should be especially concerned these days.

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Tip of the Week: Build Better Passwords

Tip of the Week: Build Better Passwords

The password is the number one data protection strategy used in computing. It’s strange, however, how many times a weak password is the cause of data breaches and other situations that can hurt a business. In today’s blog, we go through some of the best password creation tips that will allow you to better secure your individual and business data. 

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Consumer-Grade Security Cameras are a Bad Investment for Baltimore Businesses

Consumer-Grade Security Cameras are a Bad Investment for Baltimore Businesses

When it comes to protecting your business, security cameras are a must-have. They provide a sense of security and can help deter potential criminals. However, not all security cameras are created equal. While consumer-grade security cameras may seem like a cost-effective option, they are not a wise investment for Baltimore businesses. There are several reasons why, and in this post, we are going to take a look at them.

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Actions to Take When Your Phone Goes Missing

Actions to Take When Your Phone Goes Missing

If you are like many of the rest of us, the thought of losing your phone is a situation that brings on anger and fear. If your phone has been stolen, there are several steps you have to take to mitigate potential risks and increase the chances of recovering your device. Here's a general guide.

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As Good as Your Reputation May Be, One Security Incident Can Bring It All Down

As Good as Your Reputation May Be, One Security Incident Can Bring It All Down

Small and medium-sized businesses largely rely on their standing amongst their audience, which means their reputations are critically important to preserve. Unsurprisingly, one of the fastest ways to damage—if not eliminate—their reputation amongst the public is to suffer a cybersecurity event. Let’s examine some statistics, and consider what you need to do to keep your business from becoming one.

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6 of the Most Noteworthy Data Breaches from 2023

6 of the Most Noteworthy Data Breaches from 2023

Technology and digital tools are a hot topic on our blog, but where there is technology, there is also data… and where there is data, there will be hackers trying to steal it. Data breaches are a common thread in all industries, and to prove this, we have put together six of the most notable data breaches from 2023. We hope you can learn a thing or two from them!

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Spot Dangerous Phishing Links by Examining the URL

Spot Dangerous Phishing Links by Examining the URL

In this blog, we continuously try to caution individuals against clicking on suspicious links, but distinguishing between a genuine URL and a questionable one has become increasingly challenging. Malicious tactics have evolved, making it imperative for everyone to remain vigilant. These threats are pervasive, coming from various directions. This discussion will focus on a single punctuation mark that can help determine whether a link is genuinely safe or potentially perilous.

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Five Ways to Optimize Your Organization’s Password Management

Five Ways to Optimize Your Organization’s Password Management

Digital access relies on passwords as keys, but they are often neglected and left unprotected by users. Unfortunately, not everyone takes the necessary precautions to safeguard their passwords, and the prevalence of online scams surpasses that of physical pickpocketing.

Effective password management is imperative for businesses to uphold the security of online accounts and sensitive data. Here are five strategies to optimize password management:

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The 5 C's of Cybersecurity to Protect Baltimore Business

The 5 C's of Cybersecurity to Protect Baltimore Business

Baltimore businesses are no strangers to the growing threat of cyberattacks, scams, and online threats that target businesses of all shapes and sizes. One thing is for certain, it is crucial for individuals and businesses to prioritize cybersecurity in order to protect their sensitive information. But with so many different aspects to consider, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. That's where the 5 C's of cybersecurity come in—a comprehensive approach to protecting your digital assets.

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