Tech Training Available

ITAG, the technology industry partnership of the Chester County Economic Development Council, has state and federal funds to reimburse your company or nonprofit organization for up to 50% of training costs to upskill your current employees. If your organization would like to improve employee skills on a software program, your employee is a PA resident, and […]

What Is the Role of Human Error in Cybersecurity Breaches?

A successful cyber attack against your company could cost you millions. Most companies try to protect their systems with anti-virus software and firewalls. But organizations often fail to consider how human error in the workplace can affect cybersecurity. So what are some of the main ways that human error could expose your company to risk? Read on […]

DIY Cybersecurity Stopped Working

This week I met with an acquaintance in a high-profile industry who started a company about five years ago with two people. They’ve grown to 10 employees and recently found a cybercriminal logged into one of their accounts. How did this happen? The company’s other owner used the same password for his email as he […]

How Small Businesses Can Protect Themselves From Hacking in 2023

We were recently approached by the Philly Inquirer to discuss how small businesses can protect themselves from hacking. In our experience, ransomware attacks are one of the largest security threats. They leverage known vulnerabilities in traditional remote access methods such as remote desktops and VPNs. Modern attacks use typically tools already present in the environment, […]

5 Lessons You Can Learn from a Security Breach Attempt

Over 80% of US businesses have been hacked. If your business also experienced a security breach, how can you ensure it never happens again? Businesses are in charge of a large amount of sensitive data. If breached, both clients and employees are at risk. To prevent a future second attempt, businesses must take certain cybersecurity lessons to heart. So […]

The Relationship Between Tech and a Business Continuity Plan

Did you know that cybercrime has risen by over 300% since COVID-19? With the world becoming more digitally oriented, it’s becoming easier for hackers to infiltrate a business’s computer systems. If you own a small business and have never thought about writing a business continuity plan, you need to. A BCP will help your company recover more […]

How to Avoid Ransomware Attacks

People worried that hackers would steal their personal information and do terrible things with it in the old days. These days, ransomware attacks are on the rise. Instead of stealing information and using it, like identity theft, or selling it, hackers are holding your data hostage. The scam is simple enough. Pay us or lose your […]

6 Ways to Protect Customer Data

It’s estimated that a ransomware attack will occur every 11 seconds in 2021, with a new threat on individuals or businesses occurring every two seconds by 2031. As cyber-attacks carry on making headlines, cybercriminals are using a record number of customer data files. But, as with any potential danger, you can take steps to reduce risk […]

How to Protect Your Business From an SQL Injection Attack

Cyberattacks are becoming more and more complicated. The days of motherboard melting code and hard drive shredding Java are long gone. Now, hackers use attacks like trojans and SQL injection to more subtly manipulate your data.  By now, you’re probably wondering, “what’s an SQL injection, and how do I stop it from happening?” Well, you’ve come to […]